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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...

10 Steps to Help You Accomplish Your Career Goals

10 Steps to Help You Accomplish Your Career Goals

Have you ever put a project off because it seemed too overwhelming? Our 5-Day Challenge format is extremely helpful when applied to big administrative projects, like office procedures, that seem out of reach. Our participants always seem to end the challenge amazed at...

Personal Note from Julie: Step Up Your Admin Game

Personal Note from Julie: Step Up Your Admin Game

Hello, Taking initiative is really important to the success of your administrative career. Whether you take the lead on a project, planning an event, or creating your administrative procedures, your initiative demonstrates a commitment to your role as an admin. But...

5 Tips to Avoid Social Media Hacks

5 Tips to Avoid Social Media Hacks

You have a new Facebook friend request. Someone wants to connect with you on LinkedIn. You have a new follower on Twitter. These notifications typically signify a positive confirmation that your social network is growing. However, in some cases, they also can spell...

An Admin’s Emergency Kit Checklist

An Admin’s Emergency Kit Checklist

When a disaster occurs, chaos usually ensues. And when chaos enters, logic usually exits. This is why it’s important to plan ahead for crisis situations that could affect your office and potentially force you and your colleagues from it. Some disasters, such as...

Personal Note from Julie: Why You Need an Office Emergency Kit

Personal Note from Julie: Why You Need an Office Emergency Kit

Hello, When you’re in a crisis situation and everyone is panicked, you don’t always think clearly. I experienced this firsthand in 2008 when we experienced massive flooding here in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The flooding happened so quickly that there wasn’t a lot of time to...

Personal Note from Julie: March is Disaster Preparedness Month

Personal Note from Julie: March is Disaster Preparedness Month

Hello! March has definitely come in like a lion – not only has the weather been crazy, but it’s also been a hectic couple weeks for me personally. I’ve been dealing with some family matters, so I took a couple days off to visit with my family and spend some time with...

Make Them Love You While You’re Gone

Make Them Love You While You’re Gone

This article was originally published in OfficePro and is reprinted here with permission. If something happened and you missed work for a week, two weeks, or even a month, could your co-workers step in and fulfill your responsibilities without a major interruption to...

An Admin’s Guide to Service of Process & Other Legal Matters

An Admin’s Guide to Service of Process & Other Legal Matters

Legal matters are a reality every company has to face. While dealing with these legalities likely isn’t your responsibility, as an administrative assistant it is your responsibility to support your executive and team. This means you need to have some understanding of...