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Webinar: Become a Master of Microsoft Word Section Breaks

Webinar: Become a Master of Microsoft Word Section Breaks

Have you ever found yourself fighting with headers and footers in a multi-section document? Does your file retaliate when you insert, edit, and adjust section formatting in specific parts of your document? If this sounds like you, then it’s time to reclaim your sanity...

Personal Note From Julie: The Cure for Career Boredom

Personal Note From Julie: The Cure for Career Boredom

During the past six weeks, I’ve been doing a lot of catching up on things I’d put off for quite awhile -- organizing my home office, getting rid of a lot of clutter, putting new systems in place, and doing some professional recharging. The process has done wonders for...

Webinar: An Admin’s Guide to Assertive Communication Skills

Webinar: An Admin’s Guide to Assertive Communication Skills

As admins, it’s extremely important to be effective communicators. Every facet of our job requires this essential skill, and it’s one we have to continually work on improving throughout our careers. We want to communicate effectively, but many times we fall short....

Turning Small Victories Into Big Accomplishments

Turning Small Victories Into Big Accomplishments

Last week, we asked you to share your biggest professional achievements for this year on our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages. We got a lot of wonderful responses, and they got me thinking about types of goals and how to achieve them. A lot of people think their...

Webinar: The Admin’s Guide to Annual Performance Review Prep

Webinar: The Admin’s Guide to Annual Performance Review Prep

Is your annual performance review approaching? Are you prepared to show your executive or manager what you’ve accomplished this year? Do you plan to ask for a promotion or new job title? What professional skills do you want to improve in 2015? Whether your annual...

Personal Note From Julie: Do You Have Unfinished 2014 Goals?

Personal Note From Julie: Do You Have Unfinished 2014 Goals?

Thanksgiving is my all-time favorite holiday but this year's celebration was one of the most unique. Rather than travel to see our families, my husband and I opted for a more low-key holiday. We stayed home and got a lot of things accomplished. It was one of our most...

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New & Improved Job Description

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New & Improved Job Description

A complete and detailed description of your job is extremely important to your professional career. It’s not just important if and when you decide to take a new position outside your company or assume a new role within your organization. It’s also vital in helping...

Personal Note From Julie: What It Takes to Advance Your Admin Career

Personal Note From Julie: What It Takes to Advance Your Admin Career

Moving up in the admin profession takes dedication and hard work. You need to invest the time and energy into expanding your role at your current position while also staying focused on your future and where you want to go next. One of the greatest challenges admins...

5 Tips to Overcome Obstacles in Updating Your Admin Job Description

5 Tips to Overcome Obstacles in Updating Your Admin Job Description

This article was originally published on the OfficeTeam blog, and it is reprinted here with permission. Trying to update your job description, but your manager, executive or HR department isn't cooperating? Don't give up! There are ways to get around the red tape and...