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OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

When it comes to note-taking software, you can’t beat the functionality and ease of OneNote. But many users are only scratching the surface of the program’s capabilities.  I use OneNote for virtually everything – from procedures to travel planning to the way I...

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

If you don’t struggle with managing your inbox, stop reading now. If you do struggle, I’m right there with you. Many people have a love-hate relationship with their inboxes. They like them for quick communication. But they hate trying to manage the overload of...

How Protected Are Your Passwords?

How Protected Are Your Passwords?

If I asked you to estimate how many passwords you have, what would your guess be? 20? Maybe 30? Chances are you’re lowballing yourself. According to research by NordPass, the average person has 100 passwords. If you’re supporting multiple executives, chances are that...

How to Improve Online Security In Your Remote Office Space

How to Improve Online Security In Your Remote Office Space

By Spence Witten, a senior advisor at 38North Security. Those lucky enough to work remotely at the start of the COVID era were able to keep themselves and their companies going, despite the intense pressures of that challenging time. This shift to remote work...

OneNote 2016 Training Series

OneNote 2016 Training Series

For admins, keeping track of all of the details is essential!  Whether it’s creating effective systems for minute taking, follow-up on action items, travel planning, procedures documentation, or developing communication systems that are easy for your executives to...

How Human Capital Management is Transforming the Role of the Admin

How Human Capital Management is Transforming the Role of the Admin

The role of the office administrator has undergone many changes. We’ve moved way beyond the secretarial role of the past, which often included basic clerical duties. Nowadays, admins have more dynamic roles and expanding responsibilities, including human resources...

How to Protect You and Your Executive with Mobile Device Security

How to Protect You and Your Executive with Mobile Device Security

Mobile devices are part of our everyday lives and most admins use one or more at some point during their day. Yet these always-on, always-connected devices are constantly tracking your location, data, and more – which makes them virtual gold mines for hackers. This...

Teach Your Team to Be Smarter About Cybersecurity

Teach Your Team to Be Smarter About Cybersecurity

​This article originally appeared on Lunarline.com and is reprinted here with permission. Updated October 2021. Cybersecurity is no longer an exclusively technical endeavor. From the beginning of the internet, until very recent times, the discipline has been...

10 Tools My Team Uses to Work Virtually

10 Tools My Team Uses to Work Virtually

Staying in touch with your team is a crucial component to any successful business, but when you’re miles (or states) apart, communication and collaboration can be a challenge. I started my career as a virtual assistant (VA), and now I have a virtual team helping me....

Lunarline’s Top 10 Mobile Security Tips

Lunarline’s Top 10 Mobile Security Tips

This article originally appeared on Lunarline.com and is reprinted here with permission. Mobile devices are everywhere – and so are mobile security issues. The Pew Research Center says around 81% of Americans own a smartphone of some type. For many of us, these...

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Administrative Professionals

5 Cybersecurity Tips for Administrative Professionals

Despite all the benefits the internet offers, there’s no denying that it’s often a scary place to be. Data breaches, identity theft, social media hacks – all of these things can wreak havoc on your executive, your company, and ultimately your reputation. As...

Emerging Technologies for Administrative Professionals

Emerging Technologies for Administrative Professionals

If an administrative professional from the 1950s happened to be magically transported to today’s office, they’d be in for quite a shock! Gone are the days when filing, phone skills, and semi-legible shorthand were key requirements for an admin job. Today’s job...