Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy

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Home About Me Advertise Adhering to the "Open Door" Policy By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, February 19, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Prioritize I n my last job, I had my own office. We strive for an “open door” policy, but of course, there are times when the managers hold meetings or make phone calls and have their door closed. Just remember, if your company has an “open door” policy, please adhere to it.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Internal customer service counts too

Service Untitled

Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Internal customer service counts too Cheryl April 22, 2010 Behind the Scenes , Customer Service , Proactive 1 Comment Everyone has a customer whether it be outside or inside of the company, and morale, productivity, and employee retention improves when we are able to properly facilitate internal customer service. Internal customer service provides our coworkers within our company information or services.

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Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In.

The Office Professionals Place

Monday, October 19, 2009 Choose Your Method of Communication Effectively – Email, Phone, In-person, “Snail&# Mail/Memos Have you ever received an email from someone who just started at the company asking you to do something and you haven’t been introduced? Or what about the barrage of emails that go back and forth on one particular subject and still nothing gets accomplished except the art of confusion? DO use email for informational purposes (i.e.

2009 100

NEW Canada Anti-Spam Law effective July 1 (And how not to be a spammer regardless of location.)

Denise Aday

Our emails may have an international readership, so we have to stay abreast of the current laws about sending commercial electronic messages. The most basic thing to remember is that you need to have and maintain a verifiable record of someone’s consent , their permission, to start or continue emailing them. My favorite email marketing provider, MailChimp , says 12 months. Remember, regardless of laws and policies, spam is also in the eye of the beholder.

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NEW Canada Anti-Spam Law effective July 1 (And how not to be a spammer regardless of location.)

Denise Aday

Our emails may have an international readership, so we have to stay abreast of current laws around the world about sending commercial electronic messages. The most basic thing to remember is that you need to have and maintain a verifiable record of someone’s consent , their permission, to start or continue emailing them. My favorite email marketing provider, MailChimp , says 12 months. Remember, regardless of laws and policies, spam is also in the eye of the beholder.

2014 40

5 Tips for Starting a New Job Remotely

On The Job

Many companies have been great about keeping their job commitments to new hires or even interns in the midst of a global pandemic. That presents quite a challenge for the employer -- to successfully onboard a new hire virtually -- and also to the new worker or intern.

2020 207

5 Top Cyber Security Training Tips For Employees

Dumb Little Man

This includes loss of paperwork, company data emailed to the wrong address, and unprotected web pages. Educate people working for you to be cautious while opening an email or communicating with clients on social media. A request that you verify some information: Requests like this seem official and come from an email disguised as from your bank. Train your workers to pause and analyze situations before responding to such emails. Email usage.

2019 169

What To Do When You've Been Insulted | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

His emails are usually brief, casual, and mention something like, “Have a nice weekend,” or “Hope everything’s good with you.” So it was weird to get an email that was so stilted and formal that it sounded like it was written by the Queen of England’s chamberlain to someone she was too polite to outright call a waste of space. There were a few comments in the email that were very polite little jabs at the quality of my work, or so they seemed to me.

2010 58

Full-time Freelance Writing Jobs | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

The Pros and Cons Written by Agent X - 30 Comments Here’s a great slam-dunk post for you from my respected friend and international copywriting authority, Dean Rieck of Direct Creative and Pro Copy Tips. Get RSS right here Get email updates here Recent Posts What to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Catch Up How to Take the Next Step in Your Freelance Career What To Do When Clients Haggle Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You?

2010 53

Drive-By Website Critique Service : Denver Motorcycle Lawyer | Men.

Men With Pens

Denver International was a far cry from the woods of back home. Get RSS right here Get email updates here Recent Posts What to Do When You Feel Like You Can’t Catch Up How to Take the Next Step in Your Freelance Career What To Do When Clients Haggle Which Type of Entrepreneur Are You? We respect your email privacy Well never rent, sell, or otherwise share information we collect, because thatd be a violation of everything we believe in. "I

2010 42

Stepping It Up – What’s Stopping You?

Denise Aday

Service packages are harder because of the broad array of ongoing services we provide in a month’s retainer: Scheduling; email and calls with clients, suppliers and colleagues; wiki/website updates; event/travel coordination; general admin; CRM; email marketing; HR support; purchasing; and oh the list goes on! In some cases there may be overlap with team members handling both client work and my internal stuff.

2010 40

Protecting Your Network From Cyber Criminals

Dumb Little Man

Insider threats can only be discovered and stopped if there are abundant logging and monitoring on internal systems. All secure corporations will have a remote access policy that requires employees to use a virtual private network (VPN). Now, most employees use their tablets and smartphones for common work activities such as email, instant messaging, and data sharing. First, as CISO you must outline a mobile device policy for the organization as a whole.

2019 173

Why Good Copywriting Goes Bad: Ignorance | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Written by Agent X - 25 Comments When I get an email from pro copywriter Dean Rieck , I’m always happy. They are, unfortunately, classic examples of what happens when a company seeks to communicate internationally on the cheap. Reply Kelly March 26, 2010 at 8:35 am Dean, I’m laughing out loud because I just wrote a post about missed homework when going international this week (link below).

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Podcast 132: Decision controls

Clutter Coach

This episode is sponsored by Clean Email, the answer to email inbox overload. I’ve written about ways to clear out that clutter, but you can save time by using the Clean Email app. You can set up custom Auto Clean filters to archive, delete or move emails as soon as they arrive so you never have to spend time manually managing them. You can use my special link to sign up for Clean Email here with a 30% discount: [link]. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ?

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10 Positive Ways How Recruit CRM Has Been Changing The Recruiting World

Recruit CRM

To measure internal processes with pinpoint accuracy, you need advanced reports. With ready-to-send email templates, guides, how-tos and job description templates we are in a continuous process of development with regards to content.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Spirit Airlines' customer.

Service Untitled

Their low prices lead the industry, but their policies toward the public most likely defies any basic rules of customer service no less customer satisfaction. Competitor airlines mostly sit back and watch the torrents of criticism before changing their own policies so as to hopefully retain their loyal customers. Spirit CLAIMED that they’d sent us an email, but there were other angry passengers in the same situation, and they hadn’t received emails either.

Write The Best Job Descriptions In 7 Easy Steps | Free Templates

Recruit CRM

Apart from describing the tasks, talk about the leave policy, workplace bonuses, yearly paid leaves, vacation plans, health insurance, employee stock options etc. Examine consumer behaviour and modify email and advertising campaigns accordingly.

2021 52

“Housing discrimination is alive and well”: Watchdog group sues 36 realtors and landlords in New York

Vox Open Sourced

The reasoning behind the alleged discrimination in New York is irrelevant to the legality of the actions, but such concerns nationwide provide important lessons in designing housing policy. A person runs through Manhattan’s SoHo neighborhood on October 8, 2020, in New York City.

2021 88

10 Signs That Your Company Is In Urgent Need Of An ATS Right Now!

Recruit CRM

Your Hiring Is Still Reliant On Email Updates Just like a mid-sized to a big company desperately requires an Application Tracking System, an outdated ATS can also serve as a huge problem. As a good recruiter, you need to be compliant with the company’s policies and any non-discriminatory laws.

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Top tip guide to managing global ground transport

Practically Perfect PA

If you need an international service, check that your service provider operates in all the countries on your itinerary. Check your supplier’s health and safety policies. Ask what policies are in place. Can you book 24/7 by telephone, email or online? If they can, you can save yourself loads of time and you won’t have to manage any international payments and exchange rates. Email: Patricia.Gardiner@Tristarworldwide.com. It sounds simple.

2014 181

What to Do When They Hold Your Guest Post Hostage | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

No emails from the site editor. Firing off a biting email demanding answers and an apology probably won’t win you repeat business. Write the email and then trash it. Get a Firm Commitment By this point, that nasty email is starting to feel like a missed opportunity. This is also a way to gain some leverage when the time comes to have one last email exchange with the original site editor. A small email like “Hey do you have a final date yet?&#

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What the American dream looks like for immigrants

Vox Open Sourced

More significantly, they found that shifts in immigration policy and country of origin have not altered the pattern — and that it holds true whether the first generation was poor (in the bottom 25th percentile of income distribution) or relatively well-off (in the top 25th percentile).

2021 90

Extreme heat is killing American workers

Vox Open Sourced

Jisung Park , an assistant professor of public policy at the University of California Los Angeles and associate director of economic research at the Luskin Center for Innovation. Farmworkers face some of the highest risks from extreme heat, but there are few regulations to protect them.

2021 79

Tips For Keeping Office Printing Costs Down

Office Dynamics

After all, unless you operate on a purely paperless policy, your employees may need to use one for printing off assigned work, or completed work. You may need one for printing a hard copy of an important client presentation or for printing hand-outs for your internal meetings. What’s more, you can make the most of the multifunction capability by scanning in those important documents and then emailing them to all of your employees. Operate a paperless policy.

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Administrative Professionals Day 2017 Blog-A-Thon Celebration

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we’ve been working hard to organize a special event just for you that will not only be fun and pump-you-up with excitement for your career – this event will provide you with expert tips and trade secrets, real-world advice and solutions you can take back to your desk and implement right away. You will be notified by email each time we add a new entry to our blog. Linkedin @Office Dynamics International.

2017 157

Going Beyond Inbox Zero

Productivityist

Harry is a web designer, photographer, publisher, entrepreneur, consultant, writer, and International Man of Mystery. With the release of the iPhone email client Mailbox and services like Mailstrom it seems that the idea of reaching “Inbox Zero” has never been more popular. In order to keep your nice pristine inbox clear of dirty dirty emails, you need to sort what is coming in. Unlike a lot of people, I never really have an inbox overflowing with unopened email.

2014 72

Want to expand your horizons? 35 new books from TED speakers that will enlarge your world

Ideas.Ted

In this book, she presents evidence that while large philanthropic donations and headline-making policy changes may get most of our media attention, they are not the only tools to achieve peace.

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Episode 304: How to 10X Your Content with Amy Woods

Productivityist

Created specifically for small business, Bambee provides you with a dedicated HR Manager that can craft your HR policy, and maintain your compliance, all for just one low monthly fee. SaneBox sorts your emails for you, keeping ?unimportant

2020 52

Episode 304: How to 10X Your Content with Amy Woods

Productivityist

Created specifically for small business, Bambee provides you with a dedicated HR Manager that can craft your HR policy, and maintain your compliance, all for just one low monthly fee. SaneBox sorts your emails for you, keeping ?unimportant

2020 52

Tips For Keeping Office Printing Costs Down

Office Dynamics

After all, unless you operate on a purely paperless policy, your employees may need to use one for printing off assigned work, or completed work. You may need one for printing a hard copy of an important client presentation or for printing hand-outs for your internal meetings. What’s more, you can make the most of the multifunction capability by scanning in those important documents and then emailing them to all of your employees. Operate a paperless policy.

2013 101

Should you lie for your boss?

Practically Perfect PA

Mostly I’m figuring out how he wants me to manage his diary and emails but also how he prioritises his time, which calls he will take and if he really does have an open door policy. I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, particularly after Rebekah Brooks’ (Chief Exec of News International) PA was charged, along with her boss, with conspiracy to obstruct the course of justice.

2012 155

Should you lie for your boss?

Practically Perfect PA

Mostly I’m figuring out how he wants me to manage his diary and emails but also how he prioritises his time, which calls he will take and if he really does have an open door policy. I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, particularly after Rebekah Brooks’ (Chief Exec of News International) PA was charged, along with her boss, with conspiracy to obstruct the course of justice.

2012 133

How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Meanwhile, you’ve skipped lunch, a courier is waiting on a delivery from you and the intern is hovering, looking for approval on the next step. andrea-richards.com The Far Edge » Blog Archive » Take Control of Last Minute Job Demands by Guiding Which Job Gets Deferred [Managing The Boss] Leave a comment Subscribe to blog posts by Email The Essential Motivation Handbook The Zen Habits Handbook for Life!

2010 162

Administrative/Clerical: Will Technology Replace the Administrative Assistant?

Office Dynamics

With corporate policy increasingly focused on productivity, many administrative professionals are beginning to wonder if they''re next in line for a pink slip. The resulting shift from conversation to email, text, and shared applications has led to widespread speculation of an imminent technological takeover. In August 2013, Japan sent a 13-inch-high android called Kirobo to the International Space Station, where it uttered the first robotic words ever spoken in space.

2013 127

The Industry Snapshot: The Office of the Future

Practically Perfect PA

We now have a zero tolerance policy for paper left on desks over night. Many organisations, for security reasons, do not allow staff to use their own devices for work including access to emails etc. It would certainly stop you checking emails at ungodly hours, which can only be a good thing! Thanks again to everyone who completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot survey. We had some really interesting feedback and I want to share some of that with you today.

2016 155

Join the “Worklife Line” Chat – Beginning Monday, July 19, 7 pm CST

The Office Professionals Place

The Office Professionals Place Topics Communication (18) Development (5) Leadership (6) Productivity (10) Tips/Techniques (14) Workplace Humor (1) Workplace Mental Health (13) The Office Professionals Place Privacy Policy The privacy of our visitors to [link] is important to us. The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development.

2010 147

Gatekeeping: what does it actually mean?

Practically Perfect PA

Nothing worse than a bull-dog “gate keeper” – not just with external stakeholders but internal stakeholders. This could mean monitoring their phone calls, emails and meeting requests. I’ve had managers that have operated an open door policy and welcome interruptions and other managers that do not expect to receive any information unless it has either been scheduled as a meeting or came from me.

2012 130

Copy and Pasters BEWARE!

The Office Professionals Place

The Copy and Paste tool is very helpful and cuts production time in half; however, if you are copying a message to paste in a new email, don’t copy your signature line because it should be included when you open a new message in email. In an effort to remember the attachment, try using the ‘forward’ feature; remember to delete the ‘to’ and ‘from’ information from the previous email and the ‘fwd’ in the subject line.

2010 109

Why This Blog-a-Thon Will Change Your Career

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International we’ve been working hard to organize a special event just for you that will not only be fun and pump-you-up with excitement for your career – this event will provide you with expert tips and trade secrets, real-world advice and solutions you can take back to your desk and implement right away. You will be notified by email each time we add a new entry to our blog.

2016 120

3 Questions About Emphasis

Daily Writing Tips

Editor’s note: The labels were not only capitalized and italicized but also styled in boldface in the reader’s email message.]. I think that in the following sentence, infrastructure should be italicized, but my manager disagrees: “By infrastructure, we mean the company’s policies, internal activities, organization, reporting and systems related to managing risk.” The following questions from readers, and the responses, pertain to how words are formatted to provide emphasis.

2016 55

Making Travel Arrangements

Laughing all the Way to Work

I was not aware there were three main airports in New York City: JFK, LaGuardia and Newark International Airport, and I had him flying into LaGuardia but his hotel room and meeting were right across town (closer to JFK Airport)! If your company policy allows it, I have found it more convenient and time saving to use a travel agency to make travel arrangements. Making travel arrangements for your boss can sometimes be stressful.

2007 109

19 Work From Home Success Secrets to Eliminate Distractions & Get More Done!

Stephanie LH Calahan

Keep your personal phone calls and emails to a minimum, just as you would if you worked in an outside office. Thanks to Dr. Shannon Reece of Reece International LLC. Others think that they have liability coverage provided under their homeowner's policy. The bottom line is this, if you are performing business services at your residence, your homeowner's policy will most likely exclude a liability claim.

2011 219

Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

Effective Business Writing Skills Who wants to read a three page email? Try the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP); this organization also has certification opportunities that are great resume enhancements. The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development. Lets grow together!

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