Advancement

Growth in admin role

A survey released by Manpower notes changes in the role of administrative assistants over the past five to 10 years.

Help others to help your own career

Sometimes the path to success involves helping others before, or in addition to, helping yourself. That’s certainly been the case for Cinnabon President Kat Cole.

Do you really deserve a raise?

Thinking about your salary objectively may be hard, but it’s worth it, writes Karen Cates of North­­­­west­­ern University’s Kellogg School of Man­­age­­ment. She offers tips on how to approach your decision.

What networking isn't

Certified life and career coach Dorothy Tannahill-Moran cites some common networking myths that may be further intimidating introverts.

The benefits of being scrappy

“Creative,” “smart” and “determined” are great traits, but leadership and entrepreneurship writer Bill Murphy Jr. explains why people described as “resourceful” do so well.

How to manage your image on the job

Your image can be affected by anything—such as whom you spend most of your time with and how you decorate your office. Watch out for these unintended—and unwanted—signals.

Too shy to ask for a raise? 4 tips

You may not need to ask for that raise you’re hoping for, experts say. Instead, try these tactics.

Brevity could save your career

Less is more when it comes to building a successful career, especially concerning communications, says Joseph McCormack, author of Brief: Make a Bigger Impact By Say­­ing Less.

10 tips to improve networking skills

Networking comes naturally for some, but not so much for others, writes Equitable Payments co-founder Darrah Brustein. Her tips:

Admin Pro Week survey results are in

The results are in from this year’s Admin Pro Week survey, and it’s clear a lot of admins have been rocking it over the past year. The survey asked administrative professionals about team-building and peer support in the workplace—as well as who would win an “Office Olympics,” the admins or the executive team?