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Webinar: Taking Care of the Office’s Most Valuable Asset: You!

Webinar: Taking Care of the Office’s Most Valuable Asset: You!

Life happens — the good stuff, the bad stuff, and the mundane stuff. And it can all zap your energy and kill your motivation if you aren’t taking care of yourself. Resilience and focused self-care aren’t just for the trials in life. It’s a necessary life skill to get...

Webinar: Keeping It Real in the Virtual Office

Webinar: Keeping It Real in the Virtual Office

Convenience, cost-savings, continuity, flexibility -- the potential benefits of the virtual office are huge! But to successfully work remotely, you need a clear vision of how, when, and why you’ll work outside of a traditional office. During this 60-minute interactive...

Webinar: Regulating Individual Expression On & Off the Job

Webinar: Regulating Individual Expression On & Off the Job

From tattoos to Twitter, from smartphones to at-home marijuana use, your organization is being forced these days to balance employees' individual expression against your organization's business interests. Individuality can lead to a unique workplace, but restrictions...

Webinar: Administrative Professional 2.0

Webinar: Administrative Professional 2.0

Do you know how to effectively leverage social media for research, career development, locating resources, connecting with experts, and finding information? Do you understand how and why your company is using it to reach its customers? In this age of non stop digital...

Two-Part Webinar Series: Learn Microsoft Word 2013 Mail Merge

Two-Part Webinar Series: Learn Microsoft Word 2013 Mail Merge

Part 1: Microsoft Word 2013: Mail Merge Made Easy: Are you spending a lot of time compiling source addresses and name files into one usable document? Stop wasting time and start saving it! Microsoft’s mail merge is a timesaving feature used to merge the names and...

Taking Care of Yourself: A Path to Focused Self-Care

Taking Care of Yourself: A Path to Focused Self-Care

It was the end of August 2013. I had just finished a major client project that had drawn a lot of public scrutiny and media attention. And it had consumed a lot of my time, energy and emotion for the previous 18 months. I was filled with relief and exhaustion when I...

Personal Note from Julie: Avoid This Career Killer

Personal Note from Julie: Avoid This Career Killer

As admins, it’s easy for us to get stuck in a career rut. Oftentimes, we do the same things and work with the same people, day in and day out. So it’s common to get lulled into a false sense of security or become complacent in our profession. But this doesn’t have to...

Webinar: Coordinate Hassle-Free Travel Arrangements Like a Pro

Webinar: Coordinate Hassle-Free Travel Arrangements Like a Pro

Whether you’re brand new to travel planning or you’re a seasoned pro, coordinating travel for your executives can be challenging! From organizing the countless travel details to handling spur of the moment emergencies (like canceled or delayed flights) to ensuring...

Webinar: 3 Tools to Increase Your Office Efficiency

Webinar: 3 Tools to Increase Your Office Efficiency

Administrators are always looking for ways to make our jobs more efficient and productive, but often overlook the simplest and easiest tools for doing just that: forms, templates, and checklists! Repetitive tasks or projects, such as planning meetings, coordinating...

Personal Note from Julie: The Powerful Benefits of Volunteering

Personal Note from Julie: The Powerful Benefits of Volunteering

I have some big news to share with you this week! I’m thrilled to announce that I’m moving to Indianapolis, Indiana! My husband, Todd, recently accepted a new position in Indy. So we’re packing up our house in Cedar Rapids and heading for our new home in the big city...