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Webinar: 7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results

Webinar: 7 Strategies for Creating E-Newsletters That Get Results

Have you been tasked with creating your company’s electronic newsletter? Do you know how to create a newsletter that gets opened and keeps your readers engaged? Effective newsletters take a little thought and effort, but the results are worth it! This educational...

The Magic Pill for Career Success

The Magic Pill for Career Success

As humans, we tend to want a magic pill to cure whatever ails us. We want the quickest fix to relieve pain, lose weight, get rich, or eliminate stress in our lives. Advertisers know this and target their ad campaigns toward that mentality. Yet, often times, we learn...

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin is Two!

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin is Two!

Hello, This week, we’re celebrating a fun milestone at All Things Admin: the second birthday of The Innovative AdminTM! It’s hard to believe that it’s already been two years since the book was published. And I’m so thrilled with the impact it has had on admins across...

Personal Note from Julie: Continuing Your Admin Education

Personal Note from Julie: Continuing Your Admin Education

Hello, As we prepare to celebrate the second birthday of my book, The Innovative Admin, next week, I have been reviewing the habits I encourage my readers to develop and analyzing how I’m doing in my ongoing quest as an innovative professional. One habit I emphasize...

The Undeniable Benefits of Blogging

The Undeniable Benefits of Blogging

Here’s a riddle: What’s easy to create, costs nothing (but a little time), and can have a serious impact on your administrative job and career? The answer: a blog. Born in the early 90s, blogging started off as a hobby – something a small group of people did to...

Webinar: 9 Career Habits of The Innovative Admin

Webinar: 9 Career Habits of The Innovative Admin

In this age of advancing technology and evolving business environments, just having good skills and a lot of experience is no longer enough. As admins, it’s important for us to expose ourselves to new ideas, methods, and industry trends if we want to excel. ...

Personal Note from Julie: The Importance of Self-Care for Admins

Personal Note from Julie: The Importance of Self-Care for Admins

Hello, April was a little hectic for me. With all the fun and excitement of Admin Appreciation Month, I feel like I spent the entire month in perpetual motion. I really enjoyed participating in all of the events and traveling, but that kind of schedule takes its toll....

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin Turns Two

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin Turns Two

Hello! It’s May -- one of my all-time favorite months of the entire year! I enjoy the bright colors, new life, and fresh flowers and blooms of spring. Plus, my birthday is in May, so there are always fun surprises and treats associated with that! This May also marks...

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New and Improved Job Description

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New and Improved Job Description

This article was originally published in Executive Secretary Magazine and is reprinted here with permission. 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...

How to Showcase 3 Hard to Demonstrate Skills

How to Showcase 3 Hard to Demonstrate Skills

Your professional portfolio – whether it’s in print or digital format – is one of the best ways you can showcase your administrative skills and abilities, and work samples are a key piece of the portfolio puzzle. Yet many admins struggle with what to include and how...

3 Key Strategies to Boost Your Professional Visibility

3 Key Strategies to Boost Your Professional Visibility

This post was updated on August 14, 2017. When it comes to putting the spotlight on your administrative career, are you hiding in the corner or taking center stage? If you want to be considered for a promotion, raise, or exciting company projects, then you can’t hide....