Technology of the week: Time Zone Ninja

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: Time Zone Ninja What is Time Zone Ninja? Time Zone Ninja is a straightforward tool that helps you schedule international meetings. What does Time Zone Ninja do? The interface on Time Zone Ninja is straightforward to use, firstly, select your location and the location of your attendees, and then the meeting […].

Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 28, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , Travel D o you need to book meetings for your manager(s), but most meetings are all over the country or even internationally? Do you have trouble trying to figure out the time zone for each meeting in Microsoft Outlook ?

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An Admin’s Guide to Understanding Daylight Saving Time & Time Zones

All Things Admin

Referencing the wrong time zone is something almost everyone does. For most people, using the wrong time zone or misunderstanding Daylight Saving Time (DST) just results in running an hour early or late. Time zone converter – [link].

Executive Assistants - Schedule A Meeting In Multiple Time Zones

Bhavana Kumar

As an Executive Assistant I schedule a ton of meetings in different time zones. One tool I use quite. Meetings

Does anyone know what time it is? Calculating time internationally

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a tip that someone from my office gave me for calculating time internationally. To set your clock to a different time zone in Word 2007, click on the time on your computer in the bottom right-hand of your screen. This pop up will appear: Click on Change date and time settings and choose Change time zone. In the Time Zone Settings dialog box, click your current time zone in the list, and then click OK.

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

Go Burrows

In this episode, Natasha talks about the challenges of working in a cross-cultural environment, across global time zones (check out worldtimebuddy.com fyi), and how she learned to not take things personally.

2022 72

Your Time Change Crash Course

Jen Lawrence

Time change trips up even the most experienced world-traveler and international business professional. This crash course will give you the basics of getting your bearings as the time changes and never mess up scheduling a meeting again. Standard versus Daylight Time.

2020 52

The Workforce is on the Move…and so is Compensation

Bonnie Low-Krayman

WORK FROM ANYWHERE IN ANY TIME ZONE + IN-OFFICE WORK = HYBRID = NEW POLICIES. Allowing this type of flexibility has its challenges for organizations to contend with – particularly around compensation actions that may be tied to geography or cost zones. COST ZONES.

2021 82

Free Webinar: Discover How to Design Your Personal Career Plan – April 15, 2021

All Things Admin

Time: 1 p.m. To find the time in your time zone, click here.). There’s no such thing as a stable career. That’s Why You Need A Plan. Change can happen at a moment’s notice.

2021 76

5 Smart Ways to Get Work Done While You Travel

Productivityist

If you are like most business persons, you are usually on the road, and with the world working on a full-time basis, there is no excuse to disconnect those several hours you are traveling. In fact, traveling has now become the best time to catch up on your work.

2021 52

Pros and Cons of Virtual Assistants

C-Suite Assistants

As your business grows, it can often seem like you’re trying to juggle a million things all at the same time. Virtual assistants can give you a lot of freedom by taking on repetitive and administrative tasks and freeing up time to attend to other aspects of the business.

2021 52

10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization

Office Dynamics

To-Do List Apps: Long on to-dos and short on time? Enter your habits, tasks, and hobbies into a to-do list app such as SuperNote , Wunderlist or Timeful. Timeful will suggest the optimal time to complete them. This smart app even “learns” your schedule and adapts to your busy and available times. You can update statuses, track time and tasks, and get real-time updates on all your projects. I use the Time Zone Converter by TimeAndDate.

2017 164

Armchair Digital Nomads Hitting the Road

Small Business Labs

  Nomads will also choose closer locations due to a need to be in sync time-zone wise.  "Armchair digital nomads" is the term we use to describe the millions of Americans who aren’t currently digital nomads but tell us in surveys they plan on becoming one.  

2020 220

How Much Workplace Flexibility Is Too Much?

Allwork

Generally, organizational workplace policies can be broken down into three categories: in-office full-time, remote full-time, or a hybrid of both. But trouble emerges when their coworkers are all in different time zones and meaningful interactions become obsolete. .

2022 72

Free Webinar: Fast Track Your Social Portfolio With LinkedIn – February 10, 2021

All Things Admin

Time: 12 p.m. View in your time zone. ). Free Webinar: Fast Track Your Social Portfolio With LinkedIn. Presented by Julie Perrine, Founder & CEO of All Things Admin & Jaclyn Baldovin, Digital Media Strategist and Owner of Radiant Digital Solutions.

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Best Destinations for First-Time Digital Nomads

Allwork

Andy Stofferis, an experienced digital nomad, offers advice on some of the best destinations for first-time travelers. When choosing a starting destination, there are many factors to consider including language, time zone, cost, and facilities.

2022 87

The Blended Role of Executive Personal Assistants

C-Suite Assistants

For couples who travel frequently between homes and businesses and have busy lifestyles, this could mean coordinating professional and private schedules across different time zones and in different regions around the world.

2022 80

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

With the introduction of virtual meetings and teleconferencing people can communicate with each other in different time zones and locations very easily and a great deal cheaper than the cost of a flight. I really try to encourage the people I work with to try all of the various types of software that are available for holding a virtual meeting, not only because it is better for the environment and saves money but also because it saves me time organising flights and hotels for them!

2012 167

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

With the introduction of virtual meetings and teleconferencing people can communicate with each other in different time zones and locations very easily and a great deal cheaper than the cost of a flight. I really try to encourage the people I work with to try all of the various types of software that are available for holding a virtual meeting, not only because it is better for the environment and saves money but also because it saves me time organising flights and hotels for them!

2012 155

Remote Work Doesn’t Always Mean You Can Work From Anywhere

Allwork

However, they are certainly more free to move than full-time remote employees. . In most cases of remote work, some specified location – usually a state or region such as a time zone – is a requirement for employment. .

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Is a post-COVID remote work policy right for you?

Business Management Daily

A lengthy commute in traffic can add a lot of time and stress to someone’s workday and speed up burnout. Global Workplace Analytics estimates that an employer can save $11,000 on average per year for each half-time telecommuter.

Open Floor Plans Are “A Thing Of The Past” According to Airbnb’s CEO

Allwork

Most companies don’t do this because of the mountain of complexities with taxes, payroll, and time zone availability, but I hope we can open-source a solution so other companies can offer this flexibility as well,” said Chesky. .

2022 52

How to Develop a Strong EA Group in a Company – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

As EA we encounter numerous challenges in working together due to different times zones, but we do our best to let our executives shine. Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individuals problem but we know some of you might. Please read the question and comment below. Katrien B asks: We are a start-up company with offices in EMEA and in the US.

2019 119

The Rise of Independent Worker Teams: Fiverr's Studios and Upwork's Agency Experience

Small Business Labs

And in the 3rd wave, railroads changed society in a variety of ways including opening up the West, helping to create suburbs and creating economic opportunities for rural areas (they also created standardized time zones).   One example we used was what we called at the time "hives" , which we described as: Cloud-adapted small businesses will increasingly be made up of individuals who share talent to form a team.

2019 160

Time Saving versus Bending Over Backwards

Office Organization Success

Getting clients to self-schedule is such a HUGE time-saver as it eliminates the back and forth of emails. They then compare their schedule to your availability and when they find a suitable time slot they will go ahead and book that time with you. See what a huge time-saver it is! In this global age it’s important to keep in mind time zone differences, so by offering some variation you will accommodate as many different time zones as possible.”.

2014 142

Creating Your Freedom Business - Expert Panel Shares Tips (Part 3)

Stephanie LH Calahan

I let my peeps know where I am (and the time. times I've been back & forth between Kauai and the mainland, it's. Many of clients travel for work and pleasure, crossing multiple time zones. Do high intensity cardio - it will help with jet lag, sleeping in a new time zone and oxygen replenishment. On a really long flight, do your best to get some shut eye, and when you land, hit the ground running in your new time zone.

2013 187

Tips for Getting Virtual Teams to Collaborate More

On The Job

Vint Cerf is a long-time innovator known for his natty three-piece suits, his work as Google’s chief internet evangelist and as one of the fathers of the Internet. Cert has expressed concern for Google’s remote team members who almost never see one another face to face, often working in different time zones. So when this well-dressed Internet pioneers says that collaboration among remote workers is a concern, it’s clear that more organizations need to pay attention.

2016 115

Is The ‘Remote Work Window’ About To Close?

Allwork

Our team at HireVue works 100% remote, which has opened the door for collaboration between coworkers across different time zones. Some organizations may find a hybrid model – some time in an office and some time at home – a good compromise.

2022 98

All Around the World

The Edge VA

Your followers are not always on-line, and they’re not all in the same time zone as you. Twitter is used all over the world, and chances are your business has something to offer clients and customers on every continent. (If If not, why not?) Messages that you send at 5pm Pacific aren’t seen by Liz in

Virtues of going Virtual: Working whilst on holiday

Practically Perfect PA

One of the reasons I became a Virtual Assistant was the flexibility to allow me to travel for longer periods of time, I now have the freedom of being able take my laptop and work from any location around the world. Depending on where you are in the world, working on different time zones to your clients can be tricky but with plenty of planning and preparation in the lead up to your trip, your service needn’t be compromised.

2014 145

Administrative Assistants Biggest E-mail Issues

Office Dynamics

Dealing with different time zones. Finding time to prioritize issues within the e-mails. Tags: Technology Time Management During my Become an Inner Circle Assistant workshop in Houston, I asked the attendees (a rather large group representing various companies), to list their biggest issues with e-mail. Here is the list they came up with in order of priority. Volume -- by far, this was the biggest complaint in terms of managing the tremendous volume of e-mails.

2010 109

Administrative Assistants Biggest E-mail Issues

Office Dynamics

Dealing with different time zones. Finding time to prioritize issues within the e-mails. Technology Time ManagementDuring my Become an Inner Circle Assistant workshop in Houston, I asked the attendees (a rather large group representing various companies), to list their biggest issues with e-mail. Here is the list they came up with in order of priority. Volume -- by far, this was the biggest complaint in terms of managing the tremendous volume of e-mails.

2010 100

Frugal Ways to Improve Remote Team’s Productivity

Productivity Bits

Those kinds of team members never see each other face to face, and sometimes even work in different time zones, which obviously means that it’s that much harder to stay in sync. Now, there are times when distance between teams is something that can’t be avoided. Be aware of time zones To increase productivity, use cycled work schedules. During this time, everyone should be working no matter what their location.

2017 100

How to remain relevant in the 4th Industrial Revolution

The Persistent Assistant

Our desire for constant connectivity and instant gratification have resulted in everyone being connected and contactable most of the time…. Other than class-based training and distance learning there is also online training means that you can now constantly upskill yourself in your own free time. If you cannot afford to go on courses you can spend your spare time reading blogs and forums relevant to your industry to keep your knowledge base current.

2020 40

The Rise of Social Leadership

Small Business CEO

But social media allows leaders to connect directly, regardless of geography and time zones. Social media is becoming a key leadership skill. Social media represents a real opportunity for leaders – a place where they can engage with employees, customers and peers alike. To create a personal brand, keep up to date and to lead with transparency and authenticity. On a practical level, most leaders can’t engage face to face with the people that work for them. It just isn’t possible.

2017 41

Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

The New York Times article  Hot Spot for Tech Outsourcing: The United States looks at the outsourcing of software development tasks to lower cost U.S. greatly reduces issues and problems associated with  navigating time zones, cultures and languages that are common with international outsourcing.  Key quote from NY Times article: companies in every industry need mobile apps and appealing websites, which can be made smarter with data and constantly updated.

2017 146

The Ultimate Executive Assistant Toolbox

Worxbee

Email Management EAs spend a significant amount of time managing busy inboxes, their own and those of executives. One of the key takeaways of the Inbox Zero methodology is not that you necessarily need to have an empty inbox each day, but that you need to spend less time actually in the inbox.

2022 79

Worxbee on 60 Minutes: Virtual Work, Ahead of the Curve

Worxbee

I got a lot of crazy looks for a very long time,” Kenzie says. That brain spark may have been ahead of its time, but it’s serving people well now. They want a fair balance that allows them fair compensation while still having time to live life on their terms.

2022 80

Talent Will Not Be Local In The Future Of Work

Allwork

Since that time, things have changed quite rapidly. Freelancers know all too well what this is like – often, clients are from across the country and the world, requiring the self-employed to file taxes in multiple time zones in some cases. .

2022 76

Leading Remote Teams? 3 Ways to Avoid Confusion and Burnout

Success

One of the major advantages of having an in-person team is that everyone is in the same time zone and works roughly the same hours every day. The idea is that you don’t expect any single subset of the team to bear all the responsibility for overcoming time differences.

2021 106

40 Outlook hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

To add a second time zone to your calendar go to Options >Calendar>Time zones>Show a second time zone. This opens a requester with a “Do not deliver before:” field; enter a date and time, then click Close. After you hit Send, the message will be held until the specified time for sending. If you find yourself regularly performing a particular task then Quick Steps can save you time.

2016 196

The First Step To Taking Care Of Yourself Is Knowing Yourself

My EA Career

They included: Do you go to bed at a decent time and still wake up tired? At the best of times I am the queen of procrastination and this predisposition was made much clearer to me after I read the book “The Four Tendencies” by Gretchen Rubin.

2020 52

7 Tips for Enhancing Virtual Team Work

Worxbee

Working on a remote basis offers you the benefits of being able to tap into a wider pool of talent, work across different time zones, and reduce office overhead. But at the same time, you don’t have the same advantages that face-to-face communication can bring.

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