January, 2022

5 Must-Have Skills for Progressive Assistants

Office Dynamics

You are a top-performing, high-achieving assistant who has accomplished much. You have the fundamentals down pat and even demonstrate advanced skill sets. So where do you go from here? What might be missing from your bag of skills?

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Gaining recognition as a leader

Practically Perfect PA

Gaining recognition as a leader There is no better time for Assistants to show their leadership skills and ensure that they are gaining recognition as a leader in their organisations for the value they bring and the ability to lead and influence those around them. You may not manage a [.].

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The 4 Things Hiring Managers Really Want to Know

On The Job

As more people job hop these days in an effort to obtain better positions, they need to understand that just because they have a pulse doesn't mean they will be hired.

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The Top 5 Private Dining Rooms in Mayfair London

The Assistant Room

Read our monthly roundup of the top 5 private dining rooms across London starting off 2022 in stylish Mayfair. The post The Top 5 Private Dining Rooms in Mayfair London first appeared on The Assistant Room. Lifestyle Restaurants

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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.

5 Endurance Lessons for Succeeding at the Solopreneur Life


The footprints in the snow stopped. I kept going. I could still see the trail just enough to be reasonably certain I would not get lost deep in Nevada’s Lamoille Canyon. But I wasn’t 100% sure I was making the right decision by continuing the hike.

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The Top 5 Things That Were Wise Investments for My Home Business

Tips From T. Marie

As a small, home-based business my budget has always been pretty tight. That means that I do a lot of research and soul searching before purchasing anything. Although I firmly believe in reinvesting my money into my business, I also feel I need to do so wisely.

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Accenture on Social Commerce

Small Business Labs

Accenture, a global consulting and services firm, predicts that social commerce will grow to $1.2 trillion in global revenue by 2025. Accenture defines social commerce as: "The integration of social experiences and ecommerce transactions in a single path to purchase, enabled by platforms."

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Yes, Going Back to the Office Means Talking to Humans

On The Job

As more people head back into the office this year, there will be adjustments.

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The Important Reason Why Every Personal Assistant Needs an Exit Interview

The Assistant Room

Receiving an offer for a new job is an exciting time in anyones career and that is no different for every PA and EA. The trouble however is that unlike most professionals, business support professionals leave for much different reasons.

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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.

3 Steps to Take Control of Your Time in 2022


On this week’s episode of SUCCESS Line , I talk to an alumni of our very own SUCCESS Coaching certification, Madeline. Madeline is an entrepreneur, wife and mother, and she, like many of you, has big goals for 2022.

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Your Best Investment is Always YOU

Eat Your Career

In the early part of my career, I worked in the financial services industry. We talked a lot about investments. One of the fundamental principles with regard to investing is that you always want to consider the “return.” That means, what do you expect get back ?

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Understanding an Executive’s World

Office Dynamics

Can anyone who has not been an executive for a long time truly understand an executive’s world? As an executive assistant for 20 years, I thought I understood the life of the many executives I supported.

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Making the move to managing a team

Practically Perfect PA

Making the move to managing a team Many Assistants are making the move to managing a team and taking on more of a leadership role in their organisations. It is an exciting time for career-driven Assistants who want to add more value. The opportunities are there for the taking, and Assistants [.].

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How to Learn if Your Resume is Memorable

On The Job

How memorable is your resume? It might take a stranger to truly reveal that answer. Ask someone you don't know to review your resume, either online or in a printed format. Let them review it for less than 10 seconds, then take the resume back and ask: "What do you know about me?"

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Luxury Meal Plan Boxes for Busy Assistants Anywhere and Everywhere

The Assistant Room

Whether you're isolating due to the COVID-19 pandemic, maybe you're struggling to maintain healthy eating habits or perhaps like many busy assistants, you just can't find the time to shop, prep, cook AND clean up on top of your regular routine, have no fear because the solution is easier than you think.

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6 Tips for Rapid Social Media Growth in 2022


Social media is forging a new path in 2022. You could get by with overly-templated posts in the past, ignoring how people engage on different apps. Now we have spaces with a distinct culture: TikTok. Clubhouse. Whatever the metaverse promises to be. Now more than ever, you need a social media plan.

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Managing Interruptions and Dealing with Distractions

Eat Your Career

Whether you’re working at the office, or virtually, or in a hybrid capacity, interruptions and distractions surround you! In many ways, this is simply the nature of today’s working world, and for some roles, it’s an unavoidable part of the job.

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7 Simple Ways to Create a Change of Space

All Things Admin

I’ve been working on a new book for several months now. Even though it’s something I’m really excited about, there are times when it feels overwhelming. While personal situations and the pandemic make it easy to come up with excuses to put my project on the back burner, it’s time to get it done.

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Considering a job change or other life change? 7 questions to ask yourself first


“How can I be the best ‘me’ possible?” . It’s a question you’ve probably asked yourself, at some time or another. Well, for nearly 20 years, Whitney Johnson has been exploring that question — studying writing, advising and coaching about human potential.

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Making Visual Presentations

Small Business CEO

Visuals play a role in any presentation , from PowerPoint slides to the latest data visualization. Most companies must utilize some form of visuals to convey information to their employees, customers, and other stakeholders.

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Why (And How) Executive Assistants Should Develop Business Acumen


One of the primary roles of an executive assistant is to add value to the business. Executives look to their assistants as strategic business partners. They want you to understand the ins and outs of the business and channel the executive or CEO when necessary.

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Serving Is the New Selling, and Other Tips for Having Your Best Sales Year Ever


Welcome to the year you went big. As the calendar turns to January, it’s time to set wild goals about the personal sales records you can smash with a little planning and practice.

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Exploring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Why You Need Them & How to Define Them

Eat Your Career

As a professional, you have almost certainly heard of Key Performance Indicators —the quantifiable metrics that prove whether or not you’re performing successfully within your role. While the terminology is commonly used in the working world, it is not well understood.

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How to Start Pacing Your Productivity


When contemplating your level of productivity, it’s easy to get caught up in how much you’re able to do in a given day, week, and so on. Quantified productivity is something anyone can calculate.

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10 ways to get the most out of your time on this planet


This post is part of TED’s “How to Be a Better Human” series, each of which contains a piece of helpful advice from people in the TED community; browse through all the posts here.

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7 Top Tips on Effective Hiring Practices With a Hybrid Workforce

Recruit CRM

With only a small number of people interested in being in the office full time (just 2% , to be exact!), companies everywhere are finding solutions to facilitate hybrid working.

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Inbox Zero: How Do People Do It?


Inbox Zero is often touted as the holy grail of email management. Ending your day with nothing left pending in your inbox? Sounds great! Yet for most people, this is still far from reality.

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How to Pick a Business Partner


When it comes to personal relationships, the old saying goes that breaking up is hard to do. That’s why people date and get engaged before getting married. The theory is that, with enough quality time upfront, we will pick the right life partner and enjoy a fulfilling “forever after.”.

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Tips for Cultivating a Cohesive Company Culture

Small Business CEO

The times are strange for business. There are many vacancies and companies who need hard workers. The culture in companies is changing. Between teleconferences and remote work, cultivating a cohesive and productive company culture is more difficult.

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2 Quotes That Will Help You Be (Truly) Productive


It’s an ugly title. But I wanted to make sure that you offer up some attention to the following 2 quotes. You can do that in whatever order you choose: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

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Ep 152: Goals for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Go Burrows

Goal setting can be intimidating. Will you set goals you can’t reach? Will you set goals that are too easy and show your executive you’re not ambitious enough? What if your stretch goals distract you from getting your job done?

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

All Things Admin

If you don’t struggle with managing your inbox, stop reading now. If you do struggle, I’m right there with you. Many people have a love-hate relationship with their inboxes. They like them for quick communication.

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