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5 Specialty Certifications to Enrich Your Admin Career

5 Specialty Certifications to Enrich Your Admin Career

Admin-specific certifications are essential to advancing your career. But did you know that there are other options outside the administrative field that are equally valuable? Specialty certifications – from project management to event planning to travel planning –...

Note From Julie: Ongoing Training is Crucial to Career Success

Note From Julie: Ongoing Training is Crucial to Career Success

I recently read that a college degree can become obsolete in as little as 18 months if you aren't actively engaged in continuing your education beyond the degree. I believe this to be true for any professional. We have to make continuing education part of our daily...

7 Goals to Invigorate Your Career in the New Year

7 Goals to Invigorate Your Career in the New Year

It’s hard to believe another year is almost complete. What have you accomplished this year? What do you have planned for next year? Is your career where you want it to be? As the days fly by toward a new year, now is the perfect time to start setting your goals for...

When you lose the “best  boss” or “best  job” ever

When you lose the “best boss” or “best job” ever

Finally, after years of searching, you found the “perfect” company. You’re excited to get up for work in the morning. You love your executive, your co-workers, and the view from your office window. Even the challenges you face seem easier – more like fun puzzles than...

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...

Get Certified: 4 Keys to Achieving a Professional Certification

Get Certified: 4 Keys to Achieving a Professional Certification

Earning an admin-specific certification is one of the more valuable things you can do for your admin career. It shows your dedication to your work and professional development. And it can even increase your earning potential by several thousand dollars! Yet tackling a...

Personal Note from Julie: Get Certified!

Personal Note from Julie: Get Certified!

It’s that time of year again! Kids are going back to school, summer is winding down, and everyone is thinking about the return to their regular routines. With fall quickly approaching, now is a good time to check your progress on your professional goals for the year...

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New & Improved Job Description

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New & Improved Job Description

A complete and detailed description of your job is extremely important to your professional career. It’s not just important if and when you decide to take a new position outside your company or assume a new role within your organization. It’s also vital in helping...

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New and Improved Job Description

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New and Improved Job Description

This article was originally published in Executive Secretary Magazine and is reprinted here with permission. A complete and detailed description of your job is extremely important to your professional career. It’s not just important if and when you decide to take a...

4 Career Benefits of Professional Certifications

4 Career Benefits of Professional Certifications

This article first appeared on the Adecco USA blog and is reprinted here with permission. How do you advance your career and differentiate yourself from others in your profession? The answers to this question are as plentiful as the number of people asking it. There’s...