Career

A recent “State of Moving” study done by moving company Bellhops found interesting facts about moving trends and habits, which you should keep in mind when considering hauling up stakes.
A recent Wall Street Journal article by Rachel Feintzeig made the case that more companies are slimming down their admin staffs. Joan Burge of Office Dynamics writes that the article, which focuses mainly on a single company’s trend, is only showing “a small piece of what is transpiring in the profession.”

1-Minute Strategies: March ’20

February 6, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Signs that you’re doing your job correctly … (Don’t) stop me if you’ve heard this one before

Try these virtual private networks

February 3, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Virtual private networks serve several purposes. One is to keep you safer as you connect to WiFi networks on the go. The other is to be able to maintain access to apps and services that you only have from your home country location. Here are the top picks from TechRadar.

Sound Bites: February ’20

February 1, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Pause to let your audience catch up … Advice is better received when it’s offered than when it’s imposed … Plan both sides of an important conversation.

4 critical ways to build trust

January 22, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Whether you are a longtime leader sitting in the C-suite or a brand-new worker on the frontline, you want the people with whom you work to trust you—and your ability to do the job. Here’s what you can do to gain others’ trust.
Creativity, teamwork, determination, adaptability, patience, empathic listening and the ability to develop a heart-centered connection with others have catapulted my performance and marketability through the years.

7 solid online fax services

January 2, 2020 Categorized in: Personal Development

Though much of our previous faxing needs are fulfilled now by sending electronic documents, there are still plenty of occasions where sending or receiving faxes is demanded. A recent article on Business.com reviewed and selected the best online fax services to use in 2020.

The lowdown on getting certified

January 2, 2020 Categorized in: Advancement

One measurable way to exhibit your wide range of skills is to obtain a certification from the International Association of Administrative Professionals.
“Let me finish!”… While Excel has become ubiquitous in professional environments, it still contains some mystery and intrigue … Merriam-Webster’s Word of the year for 2019
Monday is often the dreaded day over which our metaphorical whiskers tingle with anxiety. Even if we love our career, the urge to champion every project that hits the road, while steering around innumerable personal obstacles at home, can leave us feeling underappreciated and overwhelmed.
You don’t have to be a lawyer or a paralegal to work at a law firm. Legal offices and partnerships rely on great assistants and support teams to keep them running smoothly. Whether you’re considering a position at a law firm or already work in a legal environment, here are some ideas and principles to keep in mind.

Getting therapy through your phone

December 5, 2019 Categorized in: Work/Life Balance

Therapy apps can be a cost-effective and convenient alternative to the scheduling and cost problems of traditional counseling methods. Here are just a few of the apps now available.