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.
Everyone makes mistakes on the job, but are there some you can't recover from?
Work can be frustrating, but you don’t want to lose your temper, writes author and etiquette expert Jacqueline Whitmore, who suggests five ways to keep your cool.
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Company-provided training sessions and more consistent, reliable feedback can make employees more engaged and satisfied with their jobs, writes Hannah Morgan for U.S. News & World Report.
A profile of Carrie Aulenbacher, executive administrative assistant to the CEO of Lake Erie Logistics.
Audiobooks are a great way to fit more books into your busy life by listening at times when you may not be able to read. There are many audiobook services out there, and they vary in price and content offerings, so how do you know which one to pick?
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Social media rules can be complex and confusing, writes BuzzFeed Senior Writer Tom Phillips, who offers eight ways to navigate this online universe.
Making connections when you’re networking in a room of strangers can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be that way, says Caroline Ceniza-Levine, a career expert and co-founder of SixFigureStart. She offers five ways to introduce yourself to people you don’t know at networking or other professional events.