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3 Signs It’s Time to Change Jobs

3 Signs It’s Time to Change Jobs

As admins, we all begin new jobs with open minds and the best of intentions. We want to learn everything there is to know, create good professional relationships with our executive and colleagues, and show up for work every day knowing that we’re a valued member of...

5 Authoritative Admin Career Development Blogs

5 Authoritative Admin Career Development Blogs

For administrative professionals, there’s a wealth of information, advice, tips and more available on the numerous blogs dedicated specifically to our profession. Yet with so many wonderful blogs out there, it’s hard to know which ones to read first. To help you get...

Create Your Project Management System

Create Your Project Management System

Project management is fast becoming a required skill for administrative professionals. Whether you are supporting the project team or taking on a large project directly, project management can seem overwhelming – especially if it’s something that falls outside your...

Learn to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Admin Career

Learn to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Admin Career

From retail to health care, artificial intelligence (AI) technology is seeping into just about every industry, including the administrative field. And it’s only going to increase in popularity in the coming years. Yet some executive assistants see AI as a threat to...

Julie Perrine Talks Procedures on the Be the Ultimate Assistant Podcast

Julie Perrine Talks Procedures on the Be the Ultimate Assistant Podcast

Listen to All Things Admin Founder and CEO Julie Perrine as she joins hosts Vickie Sokol Evans and Bonnie Low-Kramen on their Be the Ultimate Assistant podcast. During this episode, Julie explains the value of procedures, why it's risky to keep too much information to...

Set Limits & Manage Expectations With the March Training Series

Set Limits & Manage Expectations With the March Training Series

We’ve all heard it before: If you’re feeling overwhelmed by unreasonable demands, you have to start saying "no." That’s easier said than done. In reality, if something is within the scope of your responsibilities and capabilities, you shouldn’t be saying "no" in the...

Proactively Manage Your Digital Footprint for Career Success

Proactively Manage Your Digital Footprint for Career Success

Almost every aspect of what we do as administrative professionals involves the use of digital, internet-connected devices. Every web search, online purchase, social media post, blog comment, text message, and email we send creates digital footprints that are...

Join Julie Perrine at the 2018 APC Canada Conference!

Join Julie Perrine at the 2018 APC Canada Conference!

You’re invited to join Julie Perrine, founder and CEO of All Things Admin, in Toronto, Canada for the 19th Annual Administrative Professionals Conference, April 22 - 25, 2018! This four-day event was created specifically to help admins boost their training and further...

Note From Julie: Prioritize Your To-Do List for Career Success

Note From Julie: Prioritize Your To-Do List for Career Success

Prioritizing is second nature for a lot of admins. But are you doing it effectively? How do you adjust and reprioritize when an emergency comes up? Are you using your time wisely? We’re looking at the different aspects of getting organized this month, and...

Note From Julie: Simple Ideas for Organizing Your Workspace

Note From Julie: Simple Ideas for Organizing Your Workspace

As much as I love to shop for office supplies, I've learned organization doesn't magically happen just because I purchased a new file sorter or another organizing tray. Organization is achieved and maintained when you have a system in place that fits with your time...

Boost Your Business Writing Skills With the January  Training Series

Boost Your Business Writing Skills With the January Training Series

Administrative professionals spend much of their time communicating, often in written form. Yet studies show 6% of corporate time is wasted on poorly written communications. As admins, we are constantly racing to get to the next item on our to-do list. But this can...