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Difficult means complicated, challenging or someone who is hard to deal with. A difficult person can be considered obnoxious, or verbally attacks you, criticizes you. They can be intrusive, controlling, picky or petty. But the executive you consider to be difficult might be a great opportunity to another assistant.
Building skills should not be a random effort to pile more onto a résumé. Unsure where to target your efforts? Here are a few ways to identify skills that might benefit your repertoire.
When it comes to small talk, some people get it and some people don’t—or do they? Here are the five stages of conversational intelligence.
When urgent requests pop up from more than one person, and you’re already crunched for time, what’s the best way to handle them? Use these four fixes.
At Admin Pro Forum 2021, our online conference held each spring, four of our featured presenters responded to your questions about dealing with—and destigmatizing—severe workplace stress.
For a busy professional, it can be rare—and a huge relief—when the stars align and a lighter workday affords you some breathing room. But too much breathing room can be its own problem.
Life coach Jason Treu offers these seven tips to help you become more charismatic.
In the technology field, dealing with change is nonnegotiable. But how did we get here? And what can we learn about the history that will help us today?

TikTok: What’s all the fuss about?

October 11, 2020 Categorized in: Featured Article

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Land the job you really want

September 2, 2020 Categorized in: AdvancementFeatured Article

It’s the perfect time to create a new job or reinvent the one you have now. Here are some steps to take toward your dream job.
Do you worry that if you’re away from the office and mixing face to face with colleagues for too long, they’ll simply forget how important you are? There are ways to keep injecting your presence even from far away.
The recent pandemic has caused many people to throw their hands up in the air in frustration about how to get everything done and still stay sane. Some tips to keep a level head and plow through the tasks that are still expected of you.
Let’s look at some good examples of SOP manual techniques … and some bad ones.