January, 2022

How to Live Cheap on a Budget

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Live Cheap on a Budget appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. People often think having a budget is the same as not spending money. Nothing could be further from the truth. Budgeting is about tracking and controlling your spending, not living like a hermit in a cave.

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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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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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3 Project Management Practices to Improve Your Daily Work

Eat Your Career

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about project management. One of the reasons I love this field of study is because it’s just so darn useful. A lot of project management practices have broad application; they can be used for managing many aspects of work, far beyond projects.

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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.

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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Happy New Year

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Happy New Year appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. You just finished reading Happy New Year! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials. You just finished reading Happy New Year ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials.

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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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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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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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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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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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Celebrate The Eighth Day of Christmas

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Celebrate The Eighth Day of Christmas appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. On the eighth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, eight maids a-milkin’. Make today a day for food and fellowship. Put your hospitality efforts to work and share a meal with family, friends or both.

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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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6 Personal Factors That Impact Productivity


Most of the things that impact productivity exist in the office. However, how well you’re able to work isn’t only impacted by office setup or the apps you have. Your personal life can also have an influence on your productivity.

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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 Build a Recruitment Tech Stack for Your Talent Acquisition Needs?

Recruit CRM

Technology is woven into everything we do today and recruitment is no different. Recruitment tools can help to attract, source, and employ better qualified and high-quality candidates. It relieves pressure on recruiters, saving time and money for businesses.

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7 Ways to Save Money by Simplifying Your Life


Life easily becomes overwhelming with commitments to friends and family, work demands and devices consuming your attention. On busy days, you feel like a hamster racing in its wheel, wrapped in red tape. You begin to wonder if everything in life comes with a price tag.

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3 Strategic Things You Must Do to Effectively Organize Your Desk

All Things Admin

Take a look around your workspace. Is it organized or a disaster area? Can you quickly and easily find things? Are there any items that are just taking up space?

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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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Time to Set Goals? How to Have a Successful Year


We’ve reached that time of year when people think about what they’d like to achieve. Every successful executive assistant we know is a goal setter. It’s often a trait that sets them apart from others.

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Ep 150: Professional Development for Executive Assistants

Go Burrows

Leaders look for ways to learn, grow, and improve in all areas of life and work. But understanding your motivation for professional development is important.

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Digital Marketing for Recruiters: Take a Look at These 5 Innovative Ideas

Recruit CRM

Did you know that, according to the Microsoft Work Trend Index , 40% of people want to change jobs this year? This number is increasing due to the fluctuating nature of work, the post- COVID-19 market , and the widening knowledge base of the workforce.

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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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Can’t seem to meditate? 7 joyful activities for you to try instead


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. I don’t meditate. It’s a simple fact that often feels like a confession. After all, meditation is hailed as an almost magical cure in self-help circles, and the list of benefits it offers is undeniably impressive. Meditation promotes calm and compassion, decreases stress, and improves attention and concentration.

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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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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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Ep 149: How to be a Future-Proof Executive Assistant

Go Burrows

Are you prepared for the artificial intelligence (AI) revolution? Should you be scared your job is going to be replaced by AI someday? Yes, and no.

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Should You Do Internal Recruitment for Your Recruitment Agency?

Recruit CRM

When a position in your own recruitment agency opens up it can be a real challenge to fill it with the right person. Every applicant for the role brings a unique set of skills and experience. It can be difficult to decide which candidate will be the right fit.

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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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Why a company is not a family — and how companies can bond with their employees instead


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. It’s unclear just where the metaphor got started.


Episode 406: Perrine Farque talks about Inclusion


I’m glad I’m not the only one that enjoys a cup of coffee in the late afternoon. When I spoke with my guest on this episode, I was politely surprised that her drink of choice during our discussion was her 4:30 PM tasse de café.

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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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Ep 148: Natasha Huynh – EA to the President at DMG MORI

Go Burrows

Natasha Huynh (pronounced “win”) is a bi-lingual executive assistant with 8+ years of international business experience in the machine tool industry supporting C-Suite Executives.

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