February, 2022

Understanding the Productivity Cycle

Eat Your Career

In today’s ultra-busy workplace, many professionals harbor the unhealthy and unrealistic belief that they’re supposed to be ultra-productive 100% of the time. I hate to break it to you, but it’s just not possible. Believe me, I’ve tried!

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4 Ways to Better Communicate Complex Information

On The Job

If you're an expert in your field and are called upon to communicate some complex ideas to an audience that may only understand the basics, it can be a challenge. If you speak the way you usually do -- say to a teammate or your boss -- you're likely to lose your listeners.

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Simplify Your Filing System and Retire Your To-File Pile

All Things Admin

When was the last time you made an effort to catch up on your filing? Last month? Last summer? Many times, we struggle with filing because it feels overwhelming, we’re not sure where to begin, or we don’t have an easy system in place. Filing can be inconvenient and time consuming.

Taking ownership of your work as an Assistant

Practically Perfect PA

Taking ownership of your work as an Assistant For high-performing Assistant and Executive partnerships, there is a high value placed on ownership, accountability and trust. All three areas are essential to a strategic partnership.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

How to Build Your Confidence According to 5 Assistants

The Assistant Room

So if you're looking to build your confidence, where should you focus your time, effort and energy for the best outcome?

The full scoop on remote executive assistants - an interview with Ben Albert of Balbert Marketing

ProAssisting Blog

I had the pleasure of a great conversation with Ben Albert of Balbert Marketing. We discussed the power of finding the right remote executive assistant. remote executive assistant Best Practices

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4 New Books to Help You Deepen Connections, Battle Burnout and Embrace Growth


Arrive and Thrive: 7 Impactful Practices for Women Navigating Leadership. By Janet Foutty, Lynn Wooten, and Susan Mackenty Brady. Women face unique challenges as leaders, with systematic barriers making achieving success more complicated.

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10 Ways to Make Remote Hiring a Cake Walk!

Recruit CRM

Great talent is not just limited to a certain geographical area—it's scattered all around the globe. Fortunately, remote hiring allows recruiters to source talent from every corner of the world without worrying about physical barriers.

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The Importance of Patience While Growing a Business

Small Business CEO

When you start and grow a business, it is critical that you’re patient throughout the process. I started a company called CRAVEBOX in 2014 and growing the company from an idea to what it is now, required a great deal of patience and persistence.

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The DOL makes 401(K) cybersecurity recommendations

Business Management Daily

Last year, the Department of Labor released a trio of documents advising employers with 401(k) plans about cybersecurity. The DOL is backing up the advice in those documents during plan audits by scrutinizing employers’ and third parties’ cybersecurity efforts.

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Episode 411: Justin Jackson talks about Making and Modifying


My guest on this episode is my friend Justin Jackson. I wanted to revisit this conversation from April 2017, so I pulled it from the vault to share it with you once again. Justin is a ton of things. Justin’s a dad, a husband, an entrepreneur, and a coach.

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How to Develop a Growth Mindset

Eat Your Career

Psychologists distinguish between people who have a fixed mindset and those who have a growth mindset. The latter is considered important for resilience, adaptability, and overall success in life and work. For modern professionals, a growth mindset is especially essential.

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Inclusive Leadership Starts with Creating a Culture of Psychological Safety


Whether you’ve been leading a remote workforce for decades, recently ventured into this space, are dabbling with hybrid models or are fully returning your staff to in-house status, one thing is certain: The concept of the “workplace” has changed forever.

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The Blended Role of Executive Personal Assistants

C-Suite Assistants

As people’s lives become busier, multi-faceted, and more often working and living in two different locations balancing one’s professional career and personal life can be extremely challenging.

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Blockchain Games vs Crypto Games: What is the difference?

Small Business CEO

Crypto games and blockchain games are two separate entities with a few similarities. Crypto games are not currency-based and aimed at gaming, whereas blockchain games require currency to play.

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8 Free Candidate Experience Survey Questions & Templates for Use in 2022

Recruit CRM

Today, candidate experience is a top priority for recruiters and HR managers globally! There's no doubt that a positive candidate experience helps you earn better hires and more brand loyalty. Unfortunately, bad press spreads online like wildfire.

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Episode 408: Thomas Anderson talks about Vulnerability


Who is Thomas Anderson? Better still, who is he to write a book on vulnerability? I ask this question during my conversation with him on this episode of the podcast. He’s just a normal person, by his own admission.

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Are Productivity Tools & Tech Wasting Your Time?

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Exploring Time Management Tools and Tech”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

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7 Cybersecurity Tips for Remote Workers


In 2020, searches for “ password strength test ” increased by 300%, a search query that represents a growing and necessary public awareness of cybersecurity. Although the word cybersecurity covers a variety of things, it’s generally about protecting your data from digital attacks of all kinds. .

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Ep 155: Erin Sizer – Executive Assistant to the CSO

Go Burrows

Erin Sizer has over 20 years of experience in the administrative field – mostly in small companies and startups across several industries. She’s worked in the biotech industry for the last five years.

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Best Twitter Practices for Building Brand Awareness

Small Business CEO

Twitter is being used by businesses to promote themselves, and it works no matter how big or small that business may be. The platform provides valuable customer insights.

Recruiting for Financial Services: Learn How to Get Started

Recruit CRM

Accounting and finance recruiting is a term utilized for finding and enlisting the correct candidates in the accounting and finance industry. The accounting and finance division has been experiencing some significant changes recently, and one major drawback they've been facing is in recruiting.

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The Long Game


“It’s finally paying off.” ” I said this to myself with my head in my hands, letting all of the emotion that was years in the making overwhelm and flow out of me. Joy, relief, excitement, and other feelings were cascading through me in that moment.

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The Problem with Employer Created Professional Development Plans

Eat Your Career

Throughout the course of my work as a career coach and professional development trainer, I’ve helped hundreds (if not thousands) of people to create their own PDP (or professional development plan). If you’re not already familiar, you can learn more about what a PDP is here.

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How to Be a Successful Solopreneur


Aspiring solopreneurs are among the most ambitious people you can meet. Driven by a passion for their work and a thirst for success, solopreneurs may seek to become millionaires, celebrities or to simply enjoy the freedom of solopreneurship.

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Ep 156: Freya Robertson – Executive Assistant to the CEO at Progeny

Go Burrows

Freya Robertson graduated University at 21 and has worked as a Team Assistant, PA and EA in various large corporations and smaller boutique/start up businesses.

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Why Behavioral Triggers Should Be Part of Your Marketing Strategy (+ Best Behavioral Marketing Tools)

Small Business CEO

Everything you need to know about behavioral triggers to elevate your marketing strategy this year. Image courtesy of Pexels. Behavioral triggers are one of many factors that drive successful marketing strategies.

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High Employee Retention: Key to a Successful Organization

Recruit CRM

Do your employees feel valued at work, or do they think they can easily be replaced? It may be easy to assume you can simply replace an employee with the next application to come through the door.

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How to Create a Visual Portfolio


If it's true that a picture is worth 1,000 words, how can you create a visual of your career to show AND tell the value you bring to an organization? Admin IAAP Summit Professional Development

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6 Pro Tips for Working From Home


The surveys are in, and it looks like, for most, remote work is here to stay. The global pandemic pushed many businesses into remote work, but recent data shows that the idea of remaining remote or hybrid is growing on them.

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4 Ways to Incorporate Microbreaks into Your Work-from-Home Routine


The work we produce hasn’t changed radically since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet where and how we work has been transformed—and the results haven’t always been favorable to our mental health.

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Ep 153: Networking for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Go Burrows

No one, not even your best friend, has the ability to understand what we (assistants) go through. – Monique Helstrom.

What CEOs Can Contribute to Their Company Culture

Small Business CEO

It is rather common for a CEO to feel a bit disconnected from the everyday efforts of their enterprise.

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20+ Candidate Experience Statistics That Recruiters Need to Look into ASAP

Recruit CRM

In some of our previous blogs, we've talked enough about providing a positive candidate experience and how it has become a crucial strategy to win the war of talent in today’s competitive job market. Job seekers nowadays are more aware than ever before.


Are Administrative Assistant Certifications Worth It?

Team: Solo Admin

Administrative assistant certifications mean that you have the skills and knowledge to do the job. It also means that you should be more competitive in the job market. Administrative assistant. Read More. The post Are Administrative Assistant Certifications Worth It?

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