Admin to Admin

Admins, take this mental spring inventory

April 19, 2017

Spring is a great time for assistants to organize, rethink processes and do a little workplace inventory. Here are some suggestions on how admins can SPRING into action.

Advancement

Know when to fold ’em at dead-end job

April 11, 2017

Question: "I have worked as an administrative assistant for seven years with the same boss. I have constantly asked for more responsibilities, as I feel I could do more—I'll be graduating with my master's degree in December. My boss seems to just brush my request off. At what point should I start seeking opportunities elsewhere?" - Natarsha, Administrative Assistant

Organizing

Test yourself on documenting administrative procedures

April 6, 2017

Julie Perrine, founder and CEO of All Things Admin, reminds us that dropping someone into your job for even a few days is twice as complicated as you think it is, and she won’t let you take carefully organized procedures for granted.

Personal Development

Put some actual fun into your workday

April 6, 2017

Jacqueline Whitmore offers this advice for bringing some levity to the office.

Travel

11 tricks take the stress out of flying

April 6, 2017

Maya Hu-Chan offers these tips to take some of the stress out of flying and help you feel more refreshed when you land.

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