19 Key Competencies for Administrative Professionals
JANUARY 18, 2023
Learn the 19 key competencies that are essential for success as an administrative professional in the modern workplace.
DECEMBER 24, 2022
As an administrative assistant, stay current and advance your career with professional development and training opportunities. Learn tips for advocating for and securing training, and discover the benefits for you and your organization.
APRIL 25, 2018
A message from Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International: Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day! Well, what can I possibly tell you that you haven’t heard before or read somewhere else in relation to Administrative Professionals Day? The post Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!
All Things Admin
FEBRUARY 20, 2023
Updated February 20, 2023 If an administrative professional from the 1950s happened to be magically transported to today’s office, they’d be in for quite a shock! The “Traditional” Role of the Administrative Professional Has Shifted In the past, admins have been responsible for things like customer service, accounting, and data entry.
MARCH 29, 2019
This coming Administrative Professionals Day I want to challenge you when it comes to thinking about a gift. If you truly value your administrative assistant, I want to challenge you to think beyond flowers and lunch. Why not step up your game and show your assistant you truly value him or her as your administrative partner?
MARCH 18, 2020
At Office Dynamics International, Secretaries, Executive Assistants, and Administrative Assistants alike have approached us on skills, tactics, and traits to implement in order to achieve agility and survive the pressures of today’s society. The Administrative Professional Adapting to Working From Home.
JUNE 20, 2018
Last week Office Dynamics sent an email to all of our subscribers saying, “Thank you,” and we also provided the Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals. Your training, your education, your professional advancement, and your overall well being is important to us.
APRIL 6, 2017
In fact, thousands of administrative assistants will never attend an in-depth training program, conference, or take an online course because his or her company won’t pay for it. How sad is that when you consider organizations will easily fund training for their executives and managers? Online courses.
APRIL 24, 2019
I recently received an email from Joan in her trademark professional encouraging style. I realize many of you received this email and maybe additional emails celebrating Administrative Professionals Day and our profession. Please enjoy Administrative Professionals Day.
SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
Asks: I’m finally getting around to creating my Administrative Professional Protocol Manual but I’m not sure if it should print everything out in a 3 ring binder (using dividers), using a One Note document, having it electronically in an online file or all of the above. What do most administrative professionals prefer?
JULY 25, 2019
I have shared several discussions about this topic with my peers throughout my years as an administrative professional. Stating facts about your performance is a form of professionalism and confidence. Strive for your personal best by providing exceptional service in your personal and professional life.
MARCH 5, 2023
Molly Denham spent 22 years as an administrative specialist in the US Air Force, working at every level and traveling all around the world. In this episode, Molly talks about career paths and levels for administrative professionals, remote work, and education for assistants.00:07:07 00:07:07 Find the perfect match.
MARCH 28, 2019
Administrative Professionals Week and Day will soon be upon us. Here at Office Dynamics, we love to celebrate administrative professionals of all walks of life in a big way. It has truly been my privilege to serve the administrative community and profession since 1990! Here we go again! The dates are April 22 – 26.
APRIL 3, 2017
In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, Office Dynamics loves to hold our annual Blog-A-Thon for the entire month of April. April is a month that can change your career if you’re an administrative professional. Our Blog-a-Thon in honor of Administrative Professionals is held once a year (April).
All Things Admin
JUNE 28, 2023
As an administrative professional, you’ve spent years (or even decades) supporting your executive and keeping the office running smoothly. Tip 2: Establish a Successor Training Plan Odds are that it will be your job to train your replacement, so collaborate with your executive to come up with a plan as soon as possible.
MARCH 24, 2015
April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals! In honor of Administrative Professionals Week (4/20 – 4/24) and Office Dynamics 25th Year in business educating administrative professionals and their executives, we are bringing back our Blog-a-Thon.
APRIL 10, 2019
From Ernan: When we created Ask an Admin we had hopes that we’d get questions from administrative professionals having trouble finding answers to their problems. We also hoped that we’d get answers from administrative assistants and executive assistants that wanted to help.
JANUARY 2, 2023
It’s important that administrative professional continually develop their skills and knowledge in order to support the needs of their organization.
APRIL 24, 2017
Administrative professionals are the superheroes of travel planning. TRAVO is a trip planning and booking tool created specifically for administrative professionals. Happy Administrative Professionals Week and Day to all you office super heroes! Their only kryptonite? Themselves.
MAY 16, 2019
The blog series that allows administrative professionals to ask any questions they may have and have their peers give the best advice they can provide. I would like to know how does an administrative professional set up an official process to obtain signatures and return the documents, but I could use some advice.
MARCH 19, 2019
Ask an admin is your place to ask your question and have other administrative professionals, from around the world, give you their advice based on their experiences. This administrative professional, Seething in the South, asks us: What do you do? What do you think this seething administrative professional should do?
JUNE 22, 2016
This is a replay of the free webinar offered June 2016 titled Revolutionary Insights Into Self-Leadership (for administrative professionals). Administrative professionals don’t typically think of themselves as leaders; even the most successful struggle with the idea! After all, leaders are the people we work for, right?
FEBRUARY 18, 2020
And in honor of our 30- Year Anniversary, we are offering more administrative courses, cities, and dates. Here’s what we have in store for administrative professionals in 2020: Joan’s 30 Year Anniversary Tour – Timeless Skills for Assistants. 1 Day Training, 4 Cities. Orlando: April 22, 2020 (Admin. Click here.
OCTOBER 24, 2018
The post Conference for Administrative Professionals – Welcome Reception appeared first on Office Dynamics. Sneak peek: Joan’s trademark annual team building session in the morning and a choice of four dynamic learning labs in the afternoon. Your Reporter in the Field.
APRIL 23, 2014
Happy Administrative Professionals Day to all the wonderful executive assistants, administrative assistants, secretaries, administrators and all support staff who support the management team! While that is a lovely recognition, I know administrative and executive assistants want training. Joan Burge.
JANUARY 30, 2022
In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant , where my friend Jillian Hufnagel wrote about goal setting for executive assistants and administrative professionals. THE LEADER ASSISTANT PODCAST IS PRESENTED BY GOODY. LEADER ASSISTANT LIVE EVENTS.
Eat Your Career
APRIL 2, 2018
Back then, Administrative Professionals Day was not on my radar at all. More than ever before, I believe that Administrative Professionals are being recognized for the tremendous contributions they make in the business world. The key skills that employers consider most essential for their administrative professionals.
All Things Admin
APRIL 13, 2021
We’re celebrating administrative professionals throughout April by offering you lots of unique and informative training sessions, events, and other fun surprises. Share your comments and use the hashtag #adminproud to show you’re proud to be an administrative professional!
APRIL 23, 2016
We appreciate you and we are really excited to kick off Administrative Professionals Week on Monday. We’re excited to also be hosting an additional challenge this month on our Instagram feed during Administrative Professionals Week (April 25 – 29). Annual Blog-a-Thon for the Administrative Professional.
APRIL 20, 2015
Administrative Professionals Week – Celebrating An Admirable Profession. First, I want to thank my incredible administrative partner who grew into a Vice President at Office Dynamics. The Administrative Profession Is An Admirable Profession. The Administrative Profession Is An Admirable Profession.
APRIL 9, 2014
Long gone are the days when assistants were thrilled to be taken to lunch or be given flowers in honor of Administrative Professionals Day. Today’s sophisticated, savvy executive or administrative assistant wants recognition that feeds their desire to learn and grow in their Career of Choice.
MAY 29, 2018
The post A Story of Inspiration for all Administrative Professionals appeared first on Office Dynamics. In closing, you are never too old to achieve the job of your dreams! Life is constantly surprising us. You will want to be ready.
MARCH 11, 2014
Administrative professionals are strategic partners in business success. Administrative” cannot be separated from “professional.”. We work each day toward a world where the administrative is highly-valued. A world where assistants are offered training and professional development opportunities without question.
FEBRUARY 6, 2022
I’ve worked with CEOs, professional athletes, Fortune 100 board members, billionaires, pastors—and their assistants—in both the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. I’ve also had the opportunity to speak at administrative professional and executive assistant conferences all over the world, including Hong Kong, Thailand, and Germany.
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Did you know that in the United States alone, there are over 4 million jobs in the administrative field, including those for executive assistants and administrative assistants like yourself?
NOVEMBER 10, 2018
It is no secret that Joan Burge and the Office Dynamics team believes in continuous education and training so we wanted to provide you with several resources that give you access to free education and training. Office Dynamics has a library of over 60 educational videos for administrative professionals.
JUNE 8, 2015
Then get the information or training. Attend extra training conferences, but don’t neglect the duties you hold now. I hope you closely follow Office Dynamics the entire month of June as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary and administrative professionals and executives around the world. Build your skills. And imagine.
APRIL 5, 2016
Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. In recent Office of the Future research from OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals, 50 percent of survey respondents feel they have skills that are not being tapped at work. Event planning. Technology.
APRIL 17, 2013
Do you need ideas for Administrative Professionals Day? You''ve likely landed here because you just realized that Administrative Professionals Day is around the corner and you need a gift. Use this post as your handy dandy Buyer''s Guide to Shopping for the Administrative Professional in your life.
MARCH 7, 2014
Do you think it’s beneficial to attend an administrative or executive assistant-focused conference? The post Are conferences for administrative professionals beneficial enough for you to go? appeared first on Office Dynamics.
APRIL 21, 2012
Dear friends and colleagues, Please allow me to be one of the first to wish you a Happy Administrative Professionals Week! I suggest taking a few moments to assess your professional goals by writing them down. Pursue certification or training? Join a professional association? Is it time to find a mentor?
MARCH 20, 2012
I have been hosting the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence for 19 years. I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. for a full day at a conference or training. Be assertive in a professional fashion.
MARCH 14, 2017
The post Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals appeared first on Office Dynamics. Leverage your change style and better manage the constantly shifting demands of work! Watch The Replay! Certificate Of Attendance.
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