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Identifying & Correcting Inefficiencies in Your Office

Identifying & Correcting Inefficiencies in Your Office

Is there something that’s driving you crazy because it’s so inefficient? Do you have a solution for fixing it? If not, what’s stopping you? As an admin, you’re responsible for keeping your executive and office running smoothly, which means identifying inefficiencies...

Admins Through History [Infographic]

Admins Through History [Infographic]

At All Things Admin, April is Admin Appreciation Month! It's all about recognizing and celebrating you -- the amazing admins who keep offices around the world running smoothly! Throughout this month, we’ve been highlighting the administrative career and all the places...

Webinar: Developing Value & Respect for the Administrative Professional

Webinar: Developing Value & Respect for the Administrative Professional

Have you ever felt undervalued as an administrative professional? Are you looking for effective ways to leverage respect from the members of your team? Who champions the admin role in your company? These are key elements to consider when trying to shift the corporate...

Stepping Into Leadership

Stepping Into Leadership

Being an administrative assistant is a challenging and rewarding position. It’s also one of leadership. While most will probably agree with me on the first two adjectives, not as many believe the third. This is unfortunate. Admins are crucial to the success of their...

3 Professional Credibility-Builders for Admins

3 Professional Credibility-Builders for Admins

Credibility. It’s a friend to those administrative professionals who work to attain it. However, it’s a terrible professional enemy to those who don’t have it or, worse yet, lose it. Credibility is incredibly important for all admins. Those who have it command the...

The Principle of “Input and Support”

The Principle of “Input and Support”

Administrative professionals often want to be recognized by their executives as valued contributors to the success of the teams and the projects they are supporting.  As members of the team who have access to day to day information and details at a very in-depth...

5 Ways to Beat the 4 States That Lead to Mistakes

5 Ways to Beat the 4 States That Lead to Mistakes

By Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, MBTI Certified Have you ever made a mistake?  Maybe it was a little one that no one even noticed (except you). Or maybe it was a big one that caused you not only additional work and frustration but a fair bit of embarrassment with your boss,...

Becoming the Admin They Can’t Live Without (Part 2 of 3)

Becoming the Admin They Can’t Live Without (Part 2 of 3)

Here is part 2 of this 3-part series sharing what executives need and expect from their assistants and the strategies admins can implement to meet those expectations. Click here for part 1 of this series. Click here for "What Your Executive Needs From You"....

Becoming the Admin They Can’t Live Without (Part 1 of 3)

Becoming the Admin They Can’t Live Without (Part 1 of 3)

In my last article, I shared multiple things most executives need and expect from their administrative assistants.  I promised to share some specific strategies you can implement to meet those expectations.  I’ve broken my master list into three smaller segments. Here...

“You’re an Administrative Genius!”

“You’re an Administrative Genius!”

Do you know who an I.T. genius is? It’s someone who knows one more thing about I.T. than you do – especially when you’re in a pinch or need help. The same concept applies in the admin world. Some days it doesn’t take much to be an admin genius. But to those we...

7 Ways to Invigorate Your Career with Professional Association Membership

7 Ways to Invigorate Your Career with Professional Association Membership

Although at the time I didn’t realize it, I started building my professional network in high school when I participated in student government and joined the Business Professionals of America (BPA). I’m certain I didn’t know what “networking” even was at the time. But...

Got Skills?

Got Skills?

Perhaps the better question is: Got 21st Century “Office of the Future” skills? Decisions regarding hiring and firing are related to skills. Executives award special projects to those with the skills to accomplish the job. Promotions, pay increases, and bonuses are...