Personal Development

The single best administrative assistant résumé tip (backed by stats!)

April 18, 2018

They say writing a good admin assistant résumé is more of an art than an exact science. They aren’t right. See, there’s enough recruitment and hiring statistics out there to understand what recruiters, hiring managers, and companies want to see on a résumé. So, first off, have a look at these administrative assistant résumé examples and learn how they make use of the advice I’m about to share with you.

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Office assistant & office manager résumés that will fail

April 17, 2018

There are several important deal-breakers you need to focus on to make sure your résumé doesn’t end up in the discard pile on the HR manager’s desk.

Advancement

Getting your boss on board with ‘the best idea ever’

April 17, 2018

We’ve all been there. That moment when you present your boss with the best idea ever and their response is not what you imagined. You can see your amazing idea crashing and burning right before your eyes, stamped out before it even got off the ground. At this juncture you must make an important decision.

Personal Development

How to avoid social media whiplash—and keep your job

April 6, 2018

According to a study done by On Device Research, a market analyst firm, 1 in 10 young job seekers have lost a job opportunity because of their social media profiles. The greatest faux pas or errors will happen when people grow too comfortable and/or confident in the social media environment.

Personal Development

Quiz: Do you really know yourself?

April 5, 2018

Sometimes the difference between getting ahead as an admin instead of just spinning your wheels is a matter of knowing who you are … and being willing to accept yourself as an imperfect machine that isn’t quite finished.

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Please stop! TMI!

April 5, 2018

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Rising above a bad boss

Whether they’re a screamer, a blamer, a nit-picking perfectionist, an over- or under-delegator, or just a plain old bully, bad bosses are as common as the jobs they supervise. Here's how to stay sane and get ahead.

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