Procedures

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Note From Julie: When Life Strikes, Procedures Can Save the Day

Note From Julie: When Life Strikes, Procedures Can Save the Day

It doesn’t matter what your job title is, which department you work in, or the type of executive you work for – we all need a back-up plan. That’s why I’m such a passionate advocate for documenting your administrative procedures so they are accessible to you and...

Note From Julie: Prep for the Holidays with Procedures

Note From Julie: Prep for the Holidays with Procedures

The smell of the holidays is in the air! The leaves are falling. Delightful holiday recipes are popping up all over my social media feeds. And it’s my absolute favorite time of the year because I get to pull out my turkey collection for the Thanksgiving season! It’s...

Note From Julie: Put Cybersecurity Safeguards in Place

Note From Julie: Put Cybersecurity Safeguards in Place

When you're married to a paralegal like I am, you hear a lot of stories about lawsuits and court cases of varying impact. A frequent conversation at our house is the practice of keeping your personal and business computing practices separate. With more companies...

Note From Julie: Expanding My Knowledge of Cybersecurity

Note From Julie: Expanding My Knowledge of Cybersecurity

I’ve been learning a lot about cybersecurity this month as I’ve researched this topic for social media posts, articles, and the AdminPro Training Series webinar. With the Equifax data breach being fresh on our minds, I had a lot of questions from a personal...

Stay Safe Online with These Three Cybersecurity Tools

Stay Safe Online with These Three Cybersecurity Tools

As an admin, a large part of your day is likely spent on an internet-connected device, be it a laptop, tablet, or smartphone. While we’ve certainly come a long way from the days of mimeograph machines and typewriters, modern technology isn’t without its price: namely,...

Note From Julie: Now Available: Become a Procedures Pro

Note From Julie: Now Available: Become a Procedures Pro

I’m writing this week from the Office Dynamics Conference for Administrative Excellence in Las Vegas, and I’m so excited to be here speaking on one of my favorite topics – productivity! Anyone who has followed me for a while knows how passionate I am about procedures,...

Do You Speak Security? 10 Cybersecurity Terms You Need to Know

Do You Speak Security? 10 Cybersecurity Terms You Need to Know

This blog post was originally published by Lunarline and is reprinted here with permission. Unless you work in the IT department, you probably haven’t had to know much about cybersecurity. Still, while you may not know how to chase off hackers, as cybersecurity...

Note From Julie: Learn to Spot Phishing Scams

Note From Julie: Learn to Spot Phishing Scams

Did you know that most hackers successfully enter into a company's computer system through one of its employees? It might be a phishing link, a phone call asking for information, or even a combination of these tactics. Because of this, it's crucial to your success and...

Note From Julie: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Note From Julie: October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity has been a big focus for many people since the massive Equifax data breach was made public. If your personal data has ever been compromised like mine has, the news likely sent chills down your spine. If you have not been a victim of identity theft then...

5 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep You Safe Online

5 Cybersecurity Tips to Keep You Safe Online

As an administrative professional, much of your work is done online, which means you have access to a lot of sensitive information. In your hands, this information is safe. However, if someone else gets ahold of it, the consequences can be devastating to your...

Note From Julie: Respond Smartly to Disasters

Note From Julie: Respond Smartly to Disasters

Until my city experienced a major flood, I had no idea how important safety issues can be following this type of event. Anything the floodwaters touched was contaminated. Some buildings required people to wear hazmat suits before they could enter. Keeping the...