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5 Ways to Invest in Your Professional Career Development

5 Ways to Invest in Your Professional Career Development

An admin’s world is always changing. New software and technology comes along, better strategies are implemented, and executives require more support than ever before. If you can’t keep up with the pace, you’re going to be left behind! The skills that got you into the...

5 Reasons the Interview Went Wrong (And How to Fix Them Next Time!)

5 Reasons the Interview Went Wrong (And How to Fix Them Next Time!)

We’ve all been there. After countless hours searching for just the right position, you finally get the call you’ve been waiting for – the company wants to meet you! So you went for the interview. You thought the interview went pretty well, but instead of a job offer,...

Go Visual: 3 Resources for Creating a Professional Digital Resume

Go Visual: 3 Resources for Creating a Professional Digital Resume

As an admin, you know the importance of a well-written, typo-free resume, one that looks professional and effectively conveys your experience, skills and abilities. However, these days having all this down on a sheet of paper isn’t enough. It needs to be digital. For...

Go Visual: 3 Resources for Creating a Professional Digital Resume

Go Visual: 3 Resources for Creating a Professional Digital Resume

This article was updated on November 3, 2015. As an admin, you know the importance of a well-written, typo-free resume, one that looks professional and effectively conveys your experience, skills, and abilities. However, these days having all this down on a sheet of...

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin Turns Two

Personal Note from Julie: The Innovative Admin Turns Two

Hello! It’s May -- one of my all-time favorite months of the entire year! I enjoy the bright colors, new life, and fresh flowers and blooms of spring. Plus, my birthday is in May, so there are always fun surprises and treats associated with that! This May also marks...

Secure Success with Online Portfolios

Secure Success with Online Portfolios

This article was updated on April 18, 2016. This article was originally published in OfficePro magazine and is reprinted here with permission. Professional portfolios demonstrate skills and experiences, and signify an admin’s dedication to his or her profession. Do...

How to Showcase 3 Hard to Demonstrate Skills

How to Showcase 3 Hard to Demonstrate Skills

Your professional portfolio – whether it’s in print or digital format – is one of the best ways you can showcase your administrative skills and abilities, and work samples are a key piece of the portfolio puzzle. Yet many admins struggle with what to include and how...

3 Key Strategies to Boost Your Professional Visibility

3 Key Strategies to Boost Your Professional Visibility

This post was updated on August 14, 2017. When it comes to putting the spotlight on your administrative career, are you hiding in the corner or taking center stage? If you want to be considered for a promotion, raise, or exciting company projects, then you can’t hide....