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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...

Note From Julie: Ongoing Training is Crucial to Career Success

Note From Julie: Ongoing Training is Crucial to Career Success

I recently read that a college degree can become obsolete in as little as 18 months if you aren't actively engaged in continuing your education beyond the degree. I believe this to be true for any professional. We have to make continuing education part of our daily...

7 Goals to Invigorate Your Career in the New Year

7 Goals to Invigorate Your Career in the New Year

It’s hard to believe another year is almost complete. What have you accomplished this year? What do you have planned for next year? Is your career where you want it to be? As the days fly by toward a new year, now is the perfect time to start setting your goals for...

Note From Julie: Impactful Books for Your Admin Career

Note From Julie: Impactful Books for Your Admin Career

One of the fastest, easiest, and most convenient ways to advance your admin skills is by reading. Each day, I read the newspaper, as well as industry and profession-related articles online. I always have at least one book, sometimes two, that I'm actively engaged in...