PowerPoint animation: Two for one

February 2, 2023

Q. I want an animation to come in not with and not before but while another animation is playing. How do I get it to do that?

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Avoid political rabbit holes at work

February 2, 2023

Perhaps you thought you’d be relieved when the U.S. midterm elections were finally over and there would be less discussion of politics in the office. Now you lament that the political talk persists unabated into the new year.

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Microsoft Teams: Tags, commands and tasks

February 2, 2023

Tags in Teams ... Teams commands fix capitalization in subheads ... Create a task from a Teams message

Project Management

Boost your career with project-management credentials

February 2, 2023

Planning the executive conference, leading the C-suite tech upgrade or managing the new office move—all are examples of managing projects. And many of the skills you’ve mastered as an admin are essential to successful project delivery.


Confidentiality in the information age

February 2, 2023

One of the hallmarks of an accomplished administrative professional is discretion and the ability to manage the handling of confidential information. In the digital information world, this goes beyond the character traits of the individual to the ability to utilize digital tools wisely.

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5 ways to make the most of face time with your boss

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Withhold information the right way

When you must hold back confidential information, avoid phrases that stoke curiosity, like "I'm not at liberty to say." Instead, speak positively. Example: "Let me fill you in on everything there is to know at this point."

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