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Personal Note from Julie: 5 Important Lessons I’ve Learned

Personal Note from Julie: 5 Important Lessons I’ve Learned

Hello! When I took the entrepreneurial leap nine years ago, I never imagined I’d be doing what I’m doing today. The past five years I’ve spent building All Things Admin have been especially rewarding and fulfilling. As I reflect on my journey, there are a few...

All Things Admin: Celebrating The First Five Years [Infographic]

All Things Admin: Celebrating The First Five Years [Infographic]

We’ve been celebrating the fifth anniversary of All Things Admin all this month. But it’s still hard to believe that it’s already been five years. We’ve been having so much fun helping you enrich and advance your administrative careers that the time has flown by! To...

10 Tips to Help Admins Become Exceptional Public Speakers

10 Tips to Help Admins Become Exceptional Public Speakers

You have a terrific idea for making an improvement to how your team manages projects. It will save a lot of time and eliminate a lot of unnecessary emails. You have to pitch the idea to the three project managers you work with daily, then you have to pitch it to your...

Personal Note from Julie: Procedures Challenge Pros

Personal Note from Julie: Procedures Challenge Pros

Hello! We’re in the middle of our 5 Days to Better Office Procedures Challenge, and already our participants’ feedback and discoveries have been extremely motivating! Before I share the secret to our challenge participants’ success, I want to share some of the...

Webinar: Excel Basics: 7 Overlooked Features Every User Needs

Webinar: Excel Basics: 7 Overlooked Features Every User Needs

Do you know how to format cells in Excel? Can you sum a spreadsheet column without manually adding it up? Whether you’re a daily Excel user or only use it occasionally, there are several useful features every admin should know about the program. Why waste time and...

5 Steps for Successfully Unplugging While on Vacation

5 Steps for Successfully Unplugging While on Vacation

This post was originally published on the IAAP blog and is reprinted here with permission. Being an administrative assistant is hard work, really hard work. It’s a stressful, chaotic, always-on-call kind of job that can leave even the most seasoned administrative...

Why Every Admin Needs a Professional Headshot

Why Every Admin Needs a Professional Headshot

I see it almost daily, and I cringe every time. A professional’s social media profile with an awful snapshot, or worse yet, a selfie. A company advertisement featuring team members wearing sloppy attire. A newsletter highlighting an award or employee with photos that...

Webinar: Save Time Using Microsoft Quick Parts in Word & Outlook

Webinar: Save Time Using Microsoft Quick Parts in Word & Outlook

Learn to leverage the power of Microsoft Word and Outlook and store the content you use over and over in Quick Parts galleries. This feature allows you to quickly access frequently used content with just a few clicks of your mouse. Topic: Save Time Using Microsoft...

Webinar: Get Business Savvy: 5 Ways to Develop Your Business Acumen

Webinar: Get Business Savvy: 5 Ways to Develop Your Business Acumen

Do you understand the connection between what you do each day as an admin and how it impacts your company’s success? Could you give a company tour and explain the core role of each team or department? Do you know how your company makes money and delivers value?...