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Give Your Executive Reason to Respect and Value the Daily Meeting

Give Your Executive Reason to Respect and Value the Daily Meeting

In order to develop a strategic administrative partnership with your executive, you need to connect daily on all the important details and moving parts of what is happening. Yet, many assistants say they only meet with their executives on a weekly basis, if that....

Affordable Admin Training is a Click Away!

Affordable Admin Training is a Click Away!

Finding flexible, effective training is crucial for admins who want to remain relevant in their careers. However, this training often comes at a steep price as many programs cost up to $199 or more per class. That’s a large chunk of change, especially if your employer...

Note From Julie: Understanding Personality Types and Strengths

Note From Julie: Understanding Personality Types and Strengths

I don't know how I'd navigate the relationships in my life without understanding personality types and strengths. My husband and I have daily discussions about interactions with family members and colleagues based on what we know or have observed about personality...

Free Affiliate Webinar: Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management

Free Affiliate Webinar: Duty of Care and Travel Risk Management

Business travel presents a range of potential stress factors for employees, different countries around the world bring new and unknown risks, and they are separated from friends, family and co-workers. Join Groundlink for this free webinar to learn different...

Discover How to Implement Anything With the June 2018 Training Series

Discover How to Implement Anything With the June 2018 Training Series

Have you ever put off a task because it seemed too daunting? Do you have creative ideas for improving your office, but aren’t sure how to make them a reality? Have you ever passed on an interesting project because you thought you couldn’t handle it? The ability to...

Note From Julie: Procedures Make Job Transitions Easier

Note From Julie: Procedures Make Job Transitions Easier

No one has true job security. Positions get eliminated. Mergers and acquisitions happen. People outgrow their jobs and look for new opportunities. The only thing we can count on is the preparations we make for these changes. So, whether you’re leaving your admin...

3 Signs It’s Time to Change Jobs

3 Signs It’s Time to Change Jobs

As admins, we all begin new jobs with open minds and the best of intentions. We want to learn everything there is to know, create good professional relationships with our executive and colleagues, and show up for work every day knowing that we’re a valued member of...

5 Authoritative Admin Career Development Blogs

5 Authoritative Admin Career Development Blogs

For administrative professionals, there’s a wealth of information, advice, tips and more available on the numerous blogs dedicated specifically to our profession. Yet with so many wonderful blogs out there, it’s hard to know which ones to read first. To help you get...

Create Your Project Management System

Create Your Project Management System

Project management is fast becoming a required skill for administrative professionals. Whether you are supporting the project team or taking on a large project directly, project management can seem overwhelming – especially if it’s something that falls outside your...

Learn to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Admin Career

Learn to Use Artificial Intelligence in Your Admin Career

From retail to health care, artificial intelligence (AI) technology is seeping into just about every industry, including the administrative field. And it’s only going to increase in popularity in the coming years. Yet some executive assistants see AI as a threat to...