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Personal Note from Julie: Continuing Your Admin Education

Personal Note from Julie: Continuing Your Admin Education

Hello, As we prepare to celebrate the second birthday of my book, The Innovative Admin, next week, I have been reviewing the habits I encourage my readers to develop and analyzing how I’m doing in my ongoing quest as an innovative professional. One habit I emphasize...

Get Connected: 7 Reasons Why All Admins Need Social Media

Get Connected: 7 Reasons Why All Admins Need Social Media

Social media is an omnipresent part of our society and culture. It’s a valuable and important means of communication for personal and professional correspondence. It’s a lifeline for many people’s and companies’ marketing and branding efforts. And it’s vital to your...

Tech Tips to Help Off-Site Execs

Tech Tips to Help Off-Site Execs

This article was originally published in The Office Professional newsletter and is reprinted here with permission. An administrative assistant’s main responsibility is to help his or her executive be as effective, efficient, and successful as possible. Accomplishing...

5 Tips for Creating a Polished & Professional LinkedIn Profile

5 Tips for Creating a Polished & Professional LinkedIn Profile

This article first appeared on the IAAP Blog and is reprinted here with permission. As an administrative professional, it’s crucial that you make a good impression all the time. Your actions and appearance can say a lot about who you are, your work ethic,...

Create and Optimize Graphics with Ease

Create and Optimize Graphics with Ease

This article originally appeared in the December 2012 issue of The Office Professional and is reprinted here with permission. Have you ever needed to create a graphic from a screenshot or optimize a large image down to a smaller size for email or a presentation? You...

An Admin’s Guide to Using New Tech Tools [Infographic]

An Admin’s Guide to Using New Tech Tools [Infographic]

Understanding how to use the latest technology resources is crucial to an admin’s ability to be innovative and support his/her executive. Yet tackling a new tool can be intimidating if you’re not tech-savvy. Don’t let the fear of the unknown detour you from exploring,...

Social Media: Your Online Professional Gold Mine

Social Media: Your Online Professional Gold Mine

Every time you like, friend, tweet, follow, or connect, you’re using social media to leverage your professional digital presence – whether you intend to or not. Oftentimes, admins attempt to segregate their personal and professional accounts by using a specific social...

Digital Resumes 101: Your Link to More Visibility

Digital Resumes 101: Your Link to More Visibility

The links in this post have been updated as of Feb. 6, 2014. Gone are the days when a paper resume and well-written cover letter would suffice in applying for a new job. Today, an eye-catching professional e-portfolio — one that showcases your experience, skills, and...

You Want Access to What?

You Want Access to What?

By Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, MBTI Certified What would you do if your employer asked you to give them access to your social media sites by providing your login and password information to them?  What if you were interviewing for a new job and the interviewer requested...

My Top 10 Free Tech Tools for Admins

My Top 10 Free Tech Tools for Admins

Admins are always looking for the latest, coolest, most efficient tools they can find to make their jobs easier. I have numerous programs and websites that I use to keep me organized, connected, and smoothly sailing along each day at the office. So today, I want to...

Top 10 Tech Tidbits from IAAP EFAM 2011

Top 10 Tech Tidbits from IAAP EFAM 2011

In addition to presenting a series of social media and free web-based tools workshops, I was able to attend several other technology workshops at the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Education Forum and Annual Meeting (EFAM) in...