October, 2022

3 Signs That You’re About To Lose Your Job


With a steep inflation and a potential recession looming, many industries should expect to face substantial layoffs in the coming months. .

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Learning self-advocacy

Practically Perfect PA

Learning self-advocacy There will be many times in an Assistants career when they will be asked to do something they don't have time to do, or it doesn't fit in with their goals, or they feel uncomfortable doing it, or they don't want to. Expressing your thoughts can be difficult, [.].


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Is it Selfish to Quit?

Eat Your Career

Nearly every week it seems, I hear from someone in this community asking some form of this question: Is it selfish to quit my job? They use different words each time, of course, but it always comes down to this core idea.

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5 Leadership Clichés to Ditch


Have you ever noticed that many of the leadership clichés we live by are not living up to their reputation? Leaders flippantly throw around sound bites of so-called “wisdom” picked up from conferences or leadership books and use them without questioning whether or not they are true or useful.

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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.

Procrastination at Work: How to Practice Better Time Management

Business Management Daily

A little bit of procrastination at the office is surprisingly common, with 88% of workers reporting that they put off important work tasks for at least one hour each day. Yet, procrastination at work is a much more severe problem for some workers.

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Boo! The Scary, Frustrating Reality of Candidate Ghosting


Ghosting used to be a complaint of job searchers, but now it seems candidates are ghosting prospective employers, too. . According to a survey by Indeed, 28% of job seekers have ghosted an employer — up from only 18% in 2019. .

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Soft Skills For Assistants Become Power Skills?

Office Dynamics

I love magic. I remember sitting through my first magic show as a child. Being in awe of the glittering costumes, the lights, and the music – the theatrical presentation. I was mesmerized when a tiger came on stage and drew me into his eyes and his beautiful face.

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Annual Career Check-Up: A Simple Process for Evaluating Your Professional Health

Eat Your Career

How are you doing professionally? Are you thriving or barely surviving? Maybe you’re somewhere in between… The end of the year is a perfect time to reflect and reassess. Before you set goals and think about the future, it’s always wise to spend some time reviewing the past.

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5 Reasons to Question Everything


We all know that kids ask a lot of questions. But here’s the real mystery: Why don’t adults ask more questions? Blame it on a grown-up world that tends to put more value on having answers than asking for them.

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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.

Effective Email Management for Strategic Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Effective email management for strategic Assistants Most people know that effective management of their inbox is one of the most important things they can do to improve their productivity.

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A Review Of: One Aldwych

The Assistant Room

Located at the centre of Covent Garden, London’s most exciting neighbourhood and opposite the Lyceum Theatre - home of The Lion King, One Aldwych is one of the very few hotels in London that can say it is truly independent. Read our full review of the hotel here.

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Are Productivity Paranoia And Lack Of Trust The Real Obstacles To Hybrid And Remote Work?


Half of all business leaders believe that when employees are working “out of sight,” they don’t work as hard. .

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This Business Lesson Took Me a Decade to Unlearn. Here’s How To Do It Faster.

Virtual Moxie

Every-other week or so, we ask the VAs in our community a question meant to spark conversation and learning. I always chime in! Recently, my team posted this: “What business lesson took you the longest to unlearn?”. I was amazed, but it took me a full week to be able to answer it.

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Mastering the Skill of Composure: How to Stay Poised Under Pressure

Eat Your Career

It’s no secret that the workplace is stressful. But, as a professional, you can’t let it get to you. When dealing with high-pressure situations, your demeanor can have a dramatic impact on your success—for better or worse. Showing your feelings in the wrong way can undermine your credibility.

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The 6 Essential Traits of Good Character, According to Jim Rohn


The following are what I believe to be the basics of good character. Miss one of these, and you’ll find a weak link in your character—one that might be your leadership’s undoing. Integrity.

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How To Master The Literal Art Of Workspace Design

All Work

After long stints of working from home, people have come to expect both functionality and comfort from their office environments. .

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How to prioritize your work: Simple steps to keep on track

Business Management Daily

Effectively prioritizing your work tasks is important. In fact, it’s so important that one of the most common job interview questions is “how do you prioritize your work?” Most people have a generic answer prepared.

Coworking: Is It The Moment Or The Movement?


Among the doom and gloom of the current national office market, there is a light. . Despite vacancy rates remaining higher than pre-pandemic levels and shifting tenant sentiment, one sector of the real estate office industry is thriving: coworking. .

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How We Help You Hire an Executive Assistant

C-Suite Assistants

Whether it be a start-up that has just received seed funding or a company that has just raised series A, B, or C rounds, every C-Suite Executive of a fast-growing company knows what it’s like to end the day feeling like you’ve dropped the ball and haven’t focused on critical strategic initiatives.

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4 Ways To Send The Elevator Back Down & Why It Matters To Keep Doing It by Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

September 2022 for HR.com. No one gets to wherever they are alone. No one. The remote workplace can feel mighty lonely these days, can’t it? While it is super convenient to work from home, it is also isolating and a little disorienting.

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The 7 Reasons We Fail


As any successful person will honestly admit, failure happens, and we’ve all had our fair share of it. But from each failure, we learn two equally valuable lessons: That there was at least one reason we failed, and that we can rebound from that failure. So, why do we fail? And how do we fix it?

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Architectural Innovation In A Post Pandemic World

All Work

The post-pandemic office environment is continuing to change, as businesses transition to new ways of working and seek to engage their workforce.

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Episode 444: Laura Vanderkam talks about Tranquility by Tuesday


. Join Laura Vanderkam and I having an easy and interesting conversation about Time Management.

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The Secrets Behind Portugal’s Booming Coworking Industry


Portugal will launch its first coworking assembly on October 7 and 8 at the Coworking Nativo event in Porto. The assembly hopes to unite stakeholders from across the Portuguese coworking sector.

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7 Tips For A Successful Black Friday Marketing Campaign

Jennie Lyon

The holiday season is a critical time for businesses, large and small. And while the post-Thanksgiving shopping bonanza known as Black Friday has become increasingly important in recent years, it’s also become more competitive.

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Work flexibility: Unconventional arrangements are here to stay

Business Management Daily

Like many people, Molly initially felt unsure about remote work during the pandemic. Without fellow team members around, she worried about lonely days and feared being stuck without assistance if a problem came up. As time passed, however, Molly started noticing the positives of telecommuting.

The Secret to Happiness… Is Just Love


“‘What is Real?’ asked the rabbit.”. Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s It’s a thing that happens to you.’”. In 1922 Margery Williams tackled a particularly complex topic in her now-beloved children’s book, The Velveteen Rabbit.

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Lessons From Higher Education To Guide Office Design

All Work

Employees’ relationship with the physical workplace is starting to look more like students’ relationship with a campus in terms of the role of shared spaces for working and meeting. .

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Episode 445: Moah talks about Boomerang


Aye Moah, who goes by Moah (pronounced Moe), is taking over the helm as CEO of Boomerang which 2 million savvy active users rely on to spend less time on email and more time on what matters to them.

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Will 2023 Start The Golden Era of Robotics? Companies Are Turning To AI To Cover Labor Shortages


One in five workers plan to quit their jobs in 2022, a PwC survey reported. AI experts expect an increase in robot production to aid labor shortages and assist current employees.

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Ep 187: Jamie Vanek on Restoring Respectability to the Assistant Role

Go Burrows

Jamie Vanek made the unexpected career leap from teaching to construction in 2007 and discovered a passion for project management and team leadership.

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Trello vs. Asana: Which project management software reigns supreme?

Business Management Daily

Whether you’re a freelancer or supervise small teams for enterprise-level companies, project management tools are a must if you want to stay efficient and organized. Today, two apps that dominate the project management workspace are Trello and Asana.