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What To Include In Your Office Emergency Kit [Infographic]

What To Include In Your Office Emergency Kit [Infographic]

One of the best ways to prepare for the unexpected is to create an office emergency kit that will help keep your executive and team running during any situation. This infographic will help you determine what you need to include in your kit, and ensure you don't leave...

An Admin’s Guide to Disaster Safety

An Admin’s Guide to Disaster Safety

When we think disaster, we typically imagine tornado sirens blaring or floodwaters rising. But not all disasters are caused by Mother Nature. An employee choking on a bagel in the breakroom. An electrical fire caused by faulty wiring. A hazardous material spill....

Your Administrative Role in Disaster Recovery Planning

Your Administrative Role in Disaster Recovery Planning

A hurricane is bearing down and your office has just received notice that you have one hour to evacuate before floodwaters sweep into the area. What do you do? Your office is damaged by fire and you’re forced to work from home for the next six weeks. Are you set up to...

Note From Julie: Dealing with Personal Crises in the Workplace

Note From Julie: Dealing with Personal Crises in the Workplace

It doesn't matter what your job title is. Life happens to all of us. Whether it's a personal illness or a sick family member, a death, someone having relationship issues, or an unexpected job change – these personal crises happen to people every day. When you spend...

An Admin’s Guide to Dealing with Personal Crises in the Office

An Admin’s Guide to Dealing with Personal Crises in the Office

Although most of us do our best to separate our personal and professional lives, there are some events that make that division impossible. A colleague needs to leave work early every week to see their child or spouse through chemotherapy treatments. An executive is...

Julie Perrine Talks Procedures on the Be the Ultimate Assistant Podcast

Julie Perrine Talks Procedures on the Be the Ultimate Assistant Podcast

Listen to All Things Admin Founder and CEO Julie Perrine as she joins hosts Vickie Sokol Evans and Bonnie Low-Kramen on their Be the Ultimate Assistant podcast. During this episode, Julie explains the value of procedures, why it's risky to keep too much information to...

Note From Julie: Respond Smartly to Disasters

Note From Julie: Respond Smartly to Disasters

Until my city experienced a major flood, I had no idea how important safety issues can be following this type of event. Anything the floodwaters touched was contaminated. Some buildings required people to wear hazmat suits before they could enter. Keeping the...

Note From Julie: Keep Your Event Guests Safe and Secure

Note From Julie: Keep Your Event Guests Safe and Secure

I can't imagine being a wedding planner in the Caribbean this month. With hurricane season just beginning, a lot of destination weddings are now in limbo as they wait for the properties to assess damage, make repairs, and reopen for business. If you live near a...

3 Tips for Offsite Disaster Planning

3 Tips for Offsite Disaster Planning

When Hurricane Irma recently stranded 620 hotel guests in St. Thomas, Marriott International had a big problem on their hands. How could they safely evacuate their guests in the middle of one hurricane with another one (Hurricane Jose) potentially riding on Irma’s...

Note From Julie: Be Ready to Respond in the Aftermath of a Disaster

Note From Julie: Be Ready to Respond in the Aftermath of a Disaster

With family, friends, and colleagues spread across Florida, Texas, Oregon, and California, disaster prep and recovery has been a central conversation point of the past couple of weeks. One of my team members is located in a valley surrounded by wild fires in Oregon. I...

Note From Julie: September is National Preparedness Month

Note From Julie: September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, and with the current headlines and pictures of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma dominating our news feeds, there's no better time to think about and address disaster preparedness. Do you have a plan for unexpected disasters or...

Save 25% & Create a Powerful Tool to Keep Your Office Running

Save 25% & Create a Powerful Tool to Keep Your Office Running

Did you know that almost 40% of small businesses never reopen following a disaster? Or that 75% of small businesses don’t have a disaster recovery plan in place? Fires, floods, hurricanes, power outages, security breaches. A disaster can strike at any time and more...