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Note From Julie: Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Note From Julie: Happy Administrative Professionals Week!

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! While we’ve been celebrating you and your administrative career all month, I want to say a special thanks to you this week. We really appreciate having you as part of the All Things Admin community, and we consider it an honor...

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

April is here, and that means we’re celebrating Admin Appreciation Month at All Things Admin! Many of our training colleagues and partners have some excellent training opportunities, resource give-a-ways, and more this month. To help you keep track of everything that...

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

Note From Julie: April is Admin Appreciation Month!

April is here, and that means we’re celebrating Admin Appreciation Month at All Things Admin! Many of our training colleagues and partners have some excellent training opportunities, resource give-a-ways, and more this month. To help you keep track of everything that...

An Admin’s Guide to Travel Planning

An Admin’s Guide to Travel Planning

As an administrative professional, it’s your responsibility to make your executive’s professional life easier. This probably isn’t an issue when your executive is sitting nearby by at their desk, but it gets a little more complicated when he or she has to travel....

Get Your Time Zone Abbreviations Right! [Infographic]

Get Your Time Zone Abbreviations Right! [Infographic]

Daylight Saving Time started this weekend for most of the U.S. and Canada. Several other countries will also switch before the end of March. Use this infographic to brush up on your time zone knowledge and ensure your meeting times are communicated correctly with the...

Note From Julie: The Event Speaker Didn’t Show – Now What?

Note From Julie: The Event Speaker Didn’t Show – Now What?

You never forget that awful feeling in the pit of your stomach when something goes wrong with a big event you’re planning. It was the Sunday morning keynote of a two-day association conference with people attending from two states. I was on the planning committee for...

Become an Event COP

Become an Event COP

Love it or hate it, event planning is a task nearly every admin will have to tackle at some point in their career. It may be something simple, like putting together a luncheon for a retiring colleague, or something larger, such as organizing a multi-day conference....

Note From Julie: Working Successfully with Guest Speakers

Note From Julie: Working Successfully with Guest Speakers

Planning events – from conferences to board meetings – is a big part of an admin’s job. Yet even the most experienced admins can struggle with coordinating all the moving parts of an event. One important aspect that can easily get overlooked is working successfully...

Working Effectively with Guest Speakers

Working Effectively with Guest Speakers

I’ve planned a lot of events throughout my career. And now I speak at a lot of them, too – both in person and virtually. I’ve realized one thing that can make you stand out when it comes to event planning is working effectively with guest speakers. Guest speakers may...

Note From Julie: Event Planner: My Favorite Admin Role

Note From Julie: Event Planner: My Favorite Admin Role

Event planning has always been one of my favorite parts of being an administrative professional. There is so much opportunity for creativity, planning, and organizing. There are some types of meetings and events, such as board or staff meetings, that are very similar...