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Note From Julie: Technology Plays a Vital Role in Collaboration

Note From Julie: Technology Plays a Vital Role in Collaboration

Admins use numerous types of technology to do their jobs efficiently and effectively every day – from coordinating meetings to managing expense reports. But did you know that technology can also play a crucial role in collaboration? With so many teams now working...

Finding the Right Technology for Supporting Your Virtual Team

Finding the Right Technology for Supporting Your Virtual Team

There was a time, not so long ago, when “going to work” meant an early morning commute to the office, sitting at your desk for eight hours, and then fighting rush hour traffic on your way home, only to get up the next morning and do it all again. Today, the phrase...

Proactively Manage Your Digital Footprint for Career Success

Proactively Manage Your Digital Footprint for Career Success

Almost every aspect of what we do as administrative professionals involves the use of digital, internet-connected devices. Every web search, online purchase, social media post, blog comment, text message, and email we send creates digital footprints that are...

My Top 10 Organizing and Productivity Websites

My Top 10 Organizing and Productivity Websites

We all want to be more organized and productive. For some, this comes naturally. Others may need a bit of help. Fortunately, the web is full of tips, tricks, and resources to keep you on the right track. Whether you’re organizing your workspace, career, or home, these...

Note From Julie: Keep Your Inbox Tidy with These Steps

Note From Julie: Keep Your Inbox Tidy with These Steps

Our Organize Your Workspace 5-Day Challenge is in full swing, and we’re having a blast clearing the clutter, setting up better systems for workflow and filing, and sharing ideas and tips in the private Facebook group. If you missed our free webinar and would still...

Keep Your Business and Personal Computing Separate

Keep Your Business and Personal Computing Separate

This blog post was originally published by Lunarline and is re-printed here with permission. Anyone who has ever fired up a web browser knows that file-sharing sites can be a shady affair. Intuitively, we sense there’s something “off” about any site offering free...

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: 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...