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Note From Julie: When Life Strikes, Procedures Can Save the Day

Note From Julie: When Life Strikes, Procedures Can Save the Day

It doesn’t matter what your job title is, which department you work in, or the type of executive you work for – we all need a back-up plan. That’s why I’m such a passionate advocate for documenting your administrative procedures so they are accessible to you and...

Note From Julie: Expanding My Knowledge of Cybersecurity

Note From Julie: Expanding My Knowledge of Cybersecurity

I’ve been learning a lot about cybersecurity this month as I’ve researched this topic for social media posts, articles, and the AdminPro Training Series webinar. With the Equifax data breach being fresh on our minds, I had a lot of questions from a personal...

Note From Julie: Now Available: Become a Procedures Pro

Note From Julie: Now Available: Become a Procedures Pro

I’m writing this week from the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence in Las Vegas, and I’m so excited to be here speaking on one of my favorite topics – productivity! Anyone who has followed me for a while knows how passionate I am about procedures,...

Note From Julie: Learn to Spot Phishing Scams

Note From Julie: Learn to Spot Phishing Scams

Did you know that most hackers successfully enter into a company's computer system through one of its employees? It might be a phishing link, a phone call asking for information, or even a combination of these tactics. Because of this, it's crucial to your success and...

Improve Your Cybersecurity Savvy With the October Training Series

Improve Your Cybersecurity Savvy With the October Training Series

A large part of what admins do in their day-to-day jobs requires some sort of digital, internet-connected device. So staying safe while using them is critical to protect yourself, your executive, and your employer. Believing that cybersecurity is solely the...

Note From Julie: Keep Your Event Guests Safe and Secure

Note From Julie: Keep Your Event Guests Safe and Secure

I can't imagine being a wedding planner in the Caribbean this month. With hurricane season just beginning, a lot of destination weddings are now in limbo as they wait for the properties to assess damage, make repairs, and reopen for business. If you live near a...

15 Questions to Ask During Your Next Interview

15 Questions to Ask During Your Next Interview

An interview is nothing more than an information exchange between you and a potential employer. So to get the most out of it, you need to be prepared to answer questions, as well as ask some of your own. But what do you ask to get the information you need? Before you...

Note From Julie: Be Ready to Respond in the Aftermath of a Disaster

Note From Julie: Be Ready to Respond in the Aftermath of a Disaster

With family, friends, and colleagues spread across Florida, Texas, Oregon, and California, disaster prep and recovery has been a central conversation point of the past couple of weeks. One of my team members is located in a valley surrounded by wild fires in Oregon. I...

Note From Julie: September is National Preparedness Month

Note From Julie: September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and with the current headlines and pictures of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma dominating our news feeds, there's no better time to think about and address disaster preparedness. Do you have a plan for unexpected disasters or...

Note From Julie: Tap Into All of Your Job Search Options

Note From Julie: Tap Into All of Your Job Search Options

We've looked at various aspects of how to handle an unexpected change in employment this month. We've touched on the benefits of using a career coach, how to keep your skills relevant while unemployed, updating and using your professional portfolio, and reading to...

Beyond the Classifieds: 5 Alternative Ways to Conduct Your Job Search

Beyond the Classifieds: 5 Alternative Ways to Conduct Your Job Search

It’s news that no administrative professional wants to hear. Your executive is leaving and can’t take you along. Your position has been eliminated. You were taken out of the game by the latest round of layoffs. Your company is closing its doors. Now what? If you’re...

Affiliate Webinar: Why Smart Managers Hire the Wrong People

Affiliate Webinar: Why Smart Managers Hire the Wrong People

If you hire a turkey, you can train and motivate that turkey. But in the end, you'll just have a trained, motivated turkey … not an eagle. Join Business Management Daily for this webinar to discover how you can improve your hiring system, eliminate the bad hires, and...