2022

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.

5 Smart Steps to End Micromanaging by a Client or Team Member

Virtual Moxie

Micromanaging, unless it’s a result of a mental-health issue, is a reaction to feeling unsafe.

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Does a Home Business Need Regular Business Hours?

Tips From T. Marie

One of the reasons owning a home business is many people’s dream job is the desire for flexibility. Working 9 to 5 or longer, plus the added time of commuting means a large chunk of time daily is spent either going to, coming home from, or being at work.

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Power Skills for Administrative Assistants?

Office Dynamics

News Flash! Soft skills are now being referred to as power skills. In recent articles and blogs from reputable sources in the training and the administrative industries, soft skills are being touted as power skills.

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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.

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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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 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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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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How to Speak Well… and Listen Better

Success

There are two sides to every conversation, and both are essential to the art of communication. So, how are your conversation skills? Think about it: Are you a smooth talker, or do you ramble? Are you an attentive listener , or do you tend to interrupt?

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“Boss Loss” Is Looming: What Is It, And How Does It Impact The Future Of Work?

Allwork

More than half of senior leaders worldwide (58%) are unhappy in their current position, and 72% plan to leave their employer within the next two years. .

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Why You Need a Work Journal

Eat Your Career

I’m a big fan of documentation, especially in the workplace. I firmly believe that, when we put thoughts into words and commit them to “paper” (whether physical or digital), we make them more real.

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Always Use Systems That Help You be Utterly Brilliant in Your Work

Virtual Moxie

After my post about micromanaging , Maria reached out with a terrific question: Anastacia, you said that MY systems and processes need to support me well.

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Home Business Owner, Are You Charging Enough?

Tips From T. Marie

You’re working more, but it seems like you have less to show for it. You started your own business to find a better work/life balance, yet you have less free time to do the things you love than you did before. You need to sell more or gain more clients…or do you?

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A Key Factor to Consider When Looking for a Venue for Your Meeting

Office Dynamics

What is the most important factor to consider when looking for a venue for your meeting

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Esther Stanhope Blog Post Perfectionism! The biggest career blocker ever

Practically Perfect PA

Perfectionism! The biggest career blocker ever I was shocked. Perfectionism was completely crippling his daughter’s career! A very good friend of mine, a fellow expert, author and speaker (let’s call him Stew), recently asked me if I would meet his young daughter, Alice, who’s just graduated.

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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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20 Different Ways to say "Good Job"

On The Job

If you sometimes feel like a broken record saying "Good job!" to your team, here are some other ways to say the same thing: 1. Exactly right 2. Excellent 3. Exceptional 4. Fabulous 5. Fantastic 6. Sensational 7. Wonderful 8. Outstanding 9. Unbelievable 10. Marvelous 11. Stupendous 12.

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How to Negotiate a Pay Rise as an Assistant

The Assistant Room

If asking for a promotion or pay rise has been on your mind lately (or even over the last few months…) take a look at our guide below to give your confidence a boost and kickstart the process of receiving exactly what you know you are worthy of!

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

Ideas.Ted

“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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4 Questions That Will Change Your Life

Success

Nothing stands still. Things either get better or they get worse— you are ?getting getting better or worse. It’s a universal principle starting with the universe itself: that which doesn’t expand, contracts. You are either going forward or backward.

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Offering Remote Work Options Creates a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Workplace Environment

Allwork

Allwork.Space and Alliance Virtual Offices conducted a survey, and also analyzed third party research, to understand how remote work impacts individuals’ health and wellbeing. .

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Is a Two-Week Notice Necessary When You Quit?

Eat Your Career

Recently, I’ve seen some discussion around the topic of the traditional two-week notice period given when you quit a job. Some folks are saying it’s no longer necessary. Some argue it is. So, as a career coach, I wanted to weigh in on the topic and offer my professional opinion.

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Future Shock: a message from the past that defines the present

Workplace Insight

We are all futurologists now. We all have our 2020 visions, at least for a little while. But there was a time, not so long ago, when the title was reserved for a few people who would be able to shake and shape the world with a single idea and a book. Yes, a book.

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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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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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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.

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How You Derail Your Own Career

On The Job

If you've ever had a bad performance review that blindsided you or found yourself excluded from important projects or teams without a clear idea of why, then it might be time to consider that you've sabotaged yourself. Most people don't knowingly sabotage themselves, but it happens.

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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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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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5 Tips for Using Your Time Wisely

Success

Let me give you some thoughts on time management. Here is a list of things you should consider to make the most of your time : 1. Run the day or it will run you. Part of the key to time management is just staying in charge.

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Remote Workers 38% Less Likely To Receive Bonuses

Allwork

Virtual office provider Alliance Virtual Offices recently revealed the findings of a new study that showed how remote work impacts career progression. .

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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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