Advancement

Demand for admins in health care rising

As organizations transition to electronic medical records and deal with the upcoming coding conversion from ICD-9 to ICD-10, they’re looking for coding and health information management professionals as well. Here are three more health care admin roles for you to consider.

The changing role of the admin

Administrative workers took a particularly hard hit during the recession, writes Bryce Covert for New Republic. Nearly 1.7 million ad­­ministrative support positions were lost between 2007 and 2013, and unlike earlier recessions, these jobs did not return as the economy rebounded. Instead, pro­­­fessionals are more likely to an­­swer their own phones and manage their own calendars ...

1-Minute Strategies: Aug. '15

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6 ways for admins to become better connectors

We connected with author Nancy O'Reilly for her advice on building stronger professional relationships.

What it takes to build a great admin career

Julie Perrine says she’s an “accidental admin”—but once she got into it, she found she enjoyed the job and had the skills necessary to succeed at it. She’s worked in customer service, as an executive assistant and as a virtual assistant. In 2009, she launched All Things Admin and now does onsite workshops, training and speaking. We caught up with Perrine re­­cently and talked about the changing role of admins and what it takes to get ahead in the profession now.

Remembering your 20s helps your career

We all have moments where the future of our careers feels unclear. Fortunately, the answers can often be found in your own past, says Doug Campbell, executive coach and author of The 16-28 Solution.

Are you the 'face' of your company?

When Karen Kaplan first started at Hill Holliday as a receptionist, she was just looking for a job to save money. But then the president of the company, Jack Connors, told her she was the face and voice of Hill Holliday ...

1-Minute Strategies: July '15

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Smoothing the way from bud to boss

Things change when you get promoted and go from being just another employee to a manager above your former peers. To make the move as smooth as possible, take this advice from leadership experts rounded up by Time reporter Daniel Bortz.

Banish these success-stifling thoughts

Successful people don’t let negativity, blame and other toxic emotions slow them down. How can you train yourself to think in a way that's always pushing you forward?