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Job Burnout: How to Identify, Manage, and Avoid It

Job Burnout: How to Identify, Manage, and Avoid It

by Suzanne Bird-Harris, CEO, Fly Rod Media LLC “Burnout” is a term coined in the 1970s by American psychologist Herbert Freudenberger. He defined it as “the extinction of motivation or incentive, especially where one’s devotion to a cause or relationship fails to...

The Importance of a Consistent Self-Care Routine

The Importance of a Consistent Self-Care Routine

If there were ever a year to establish and focus on consistent self-care, it’s 2020. Working from home. Figuring out remote learning. Following new safety protocols. Revamping or creating procedures for how we get things done. There is a sense of overwhelm and...

How to Stand Out with a Clear and Concise Resume

How to Stand Out with a Clear and Concise Resume

by Jaclyn Baldovin, Radiant Digital Solutions No matter how long you have been with your company, there is no such thing as total job security. Your executive may retire or move on to a different organization and be unable to take you along. Management may move in a...

How to Do a Comprehensive Skills Inventory

How to Do a Comprehensive Skills Inventory

By Suzanne Bird-Harris, Fly Rod Media LLC A skills inventory is a collection - or list - of your skills, education, and experiences. Skills inventories capture your professional expertise, attributes, and abilities. Creating such an inventory provides you with a...

An Admin’s Guide to Career Preparedness

An Admin’s Guide to Career Preparedness

As an admin, you need to be prepared for anything the day, your executive or your colleagues throw your way. But how do you properly prepare for your own career success? All too often people get caught unprepared when a good career opportunity shows up, or something...

How to Fix Mistakes and Learn from Failures as The Innovative Admin™

How to Fix Mistakes and Learn from Failures as The Innovative Admin™

Admins are often expected to do their jobs perfectly, and with just cause – a single mistake can be costly to your company, executive, and your career. Yet, The Innovative Admin knows that failure is a necessary and integral part of the innovation process. You don’t...

Join Julie Perrine at Executive Secretary LIVE Global

Join Julie Perrine at Executive Secretary LIVE Global

Join Julie Perrine at Executive Secretary LIVE Global! Seize this opportunity to spend two days focusing on your career progression and development! Engage in meaningful conversations with Julie Perrine, other elite speakers, and colleagues, expanding your...

5 Reasons Admins Do Not Take Initiative and How to Overcome Them

5 Reasons Admins Do Not Take Initiative and How to Overcome Them

“Initiative is doing the right things without being told.” ~ Elbert Hubbard Taking the initiative is one of the most liberating and rewarding parts of being an administrative professional. You overhear your executive promising to send a document to a colleague by the...

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Save 40% on the Executive Webinar Bundle!

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Read about each webinar below:As an admin, your primary responsibility is to support your executive. To do this effectively, you need the right set of skills, and you need to learn how to work well with your executive. But you want something more. You want to build a...

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Read about each webinar below: From natural disasters, such as floods, wildfires, and hurricanes, to personal emergencies, like health issues, a death in the family, or criminal situations, there’s a lot that can happen on any given day. Most of these situations come...