Personal Development

Try these air-purifying plants

February 2, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

These not only look good, they go to work to make the air in your workplace a little fresher.
Chelsea Andrade, the administrative assistant for Geek Powered Studios in Austin, Texas, wears so many hats that she has jokingly given herself the title executive administrative office assistant.
A good thank-you note can tip the scales in your favor. So how do you write a good thank-you note to your interviewer?

1-Minute Strategies: March ’17

February 2, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

Handling embarrassing moments … Are you addicted to social media?
In the professional world, everything you say and do affects your credibility. This includes your body language, your public speaking skills and your presentation skills, says The Muse’s Kat Moon.
Your friend’s awesome career status on social media can make it hard not to think you’ve made bad career choices.
Here are some tips for when taking a sick day isn’t possible.

Combat the winter blues

January 5, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

If the short, cold days of winter are making you feel blue, there are a few things you can do to your environment to cheer yourself up a bit.
Whether you work from home or in an office, your workspace can affect your mood, productivity and concentration.

Keep it to yourself!

January 5, 2017 Categorized in: Personal Development

Remember that there are things you should keep private to remain professional.
For 17 years, Carrie Aulenbacher has been the executive administrative assistant to Joe Benacci, CEO of Lake Erie Logistics in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Sometimes your career won’t go as you planned, so what can you do to press on?
Maximize your exposure time with these suggestions.