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6 You-Need-To-Know Lessons That Will Make Your Career Explode

<i>This is Mentoring Moments (#19), a series of wow-you-need-to-know-these stories from successful women of multiple generations. Mentoring Moments is now a podcast and my inaugural guest is Libby Moore, Oprah Winfrey’s former Chief of Staff.</i><p>If you were in Oprah Winfrey’s inner circle for more than a …

Oprah Winfrey

Achieve Your Goals By Understanding Your Personality Type

Goal setting – and your ability to do it successfully – often hinges on what energizes you, how you take in information, what motivates you, and how …

Personality

How to Be More Productive In Your First Hour of Work

After you grab coffee, chat with your coworkers, and scan your email, the first hour of your workday has blown by. Here’s the recipe for a more …

Productivity

Crucial Characteristics of an Exceptional Executive Assistant (and Why These Matter to You)

If you think you aren’t being judged by the caliber of your executive assistant, think again. Your executive assistant is your face to the world, …

Self-improvement

4 C-Suite Execs Gush About Their Love for Office Admins

“You’re the best.”<p>Three little words that, when coming from your boss or co-worker, you take with a grain of salt.<p>But when someone outside of the …

C-suite Leadership

How to Spot a Narcissist Before Hiring Them

Do you know how to single out a narcissist during the interview process?<p>Paula looked great on paper. She had an MBA and had held two department …

Labor Economics

Fliers, beware: New airfare rule could lead to costly mistake

Travelers visiting several cities on one trip, especially those flying for business, are seeing airfares six or seven times the normal price. Many …

Travel

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How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The Time

This hack or that routine may not be the best thing for everyone, but you can still become more reflective on your own terms.<p>As I write this, I'm sitting by myself, watching the blanket of white snow covering everything outside my window. I’m not really thinking about anything specific. Millions of …

Mindfulness

6 tips for conducting exit interviews

Exit interviews may be an untapped source of information for benefit managers to analyze and make changes to programs that may be underperforming or …

Job Interviews

13 Cheap (or Free!) Online Classes You Can Take to Boost Your Digital Skills

<p>We live in a digital world. Just look at where you’re reading this article right now—without that phone, tablet, or laptop in front of you, this …

People Really, Really Love Having Dogs At Work

Dear companies, everyone wants an aww-fice.<p>Standard amenities at hip start-up companies -- like ping pong tables, free snacks and beer on tap -- all make for a fun work environment. But to really boost morale, according to a new survey, companies should invest in some fuzzier pick-me-ups.<p>Findings …

Human Resources

Organizing Projects, To-Do Lists & Assignments with Post-it® Brand

As an administrative professional, you’re responsible for organizing big projects for your team and executive, keeping to-do lists in order, and …

Productivity

Being Busy Doesn’t Equal Success

Delivering Happiness - Being Busy Doesn’t Equal Success<b>Being Busy Doesn’t Equal Success</b><b>By Michael Seaver</b>Have you heard of the hedonic treadmill? …

Self-improvement

Admin Day Gift Guide Part 1: Go-To Gadgets that Ninjas Will Love

Office Ninjas are a gracious people. They will accept your drugstore chocolates with a sincere-sounding “Thank you.” They will pretend to like that …

Ninja

20 Signs You're Working With a True Leader—and Not Just a Boss

<p>Think about the <a href="http://www.inc.com/bill-murphy-jr/7-things-great-leaders-always-do-but-mere-managers-always-fear.html">best boss</a> …

Admin Month 2016 - The American Society of Administrative Professionals | The American Society of Administrative Professionals | The American Society of Administrative Professionals

<b>How would you like to be acknowledged during Admin Month?</b><p><i>“Gifts, cards, flowers – or a simple ‘Thank You’ for your contributions.”</i><br>– Tami Birlew, …

Society

Struggling with a Disorganized Boss? Here are 7 Office Tested Tips!

<i>Editor’s Note: This article was written in collaboration with Post-it® Brand.</i><p>Picture this: your desk is spotless, organized and the very definition …

20 Things Truly Great Bosses Do Every Day

Think about the best boss you've ever known. Here are 20 things I'll bet he or she never stopped doing.<p>Think about the best boss you've ever had.<p>Maybe you're fortunate, and we're talking about the person you call your boss today. Maybe it's someone you recall fondly from years ago. (Maybe you don't …

World War II

Mac users will finally get add-ins for Microsoft Office, including Starbucks

Mac users will soon be able to do a lot more with Microsoft Office.<p>Add-ins, extensions that allow third-party apps to run inside Office, will soon roll out to Mac versions of the Office suite. Support for the plugins will be available on Mac in the coming weeks, Microsoft says.<p>Microsoft also plans …

Starbucks

20 Ways to Tailor Your Support for Multiple Executives

When you support multiple executives, you’re likely going to deal with several different personality types and varied styles. Each person is going to …

Personality

The Struggle is Real: Disorganization Can Cost You

<i>This article was originally published in Executive Secretary Magazine and is reprinted here with permission</i>.As a whole, administrative professionals …

Personality

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Mums are formidable in the workplace – we need to hire more

After learning to code, Sarah Doczy went from working in a business support role at a tech company to becoming a web developer. When graphic designer Angela Cordon gained coding skills she opened a web development firm with her husband. And Pia Soy, a genetic scientist, went from working in a lab …

Be Yourself not Somebody Else

Your account data is broken. You can fix it right now<p>We were unable to connect your Twitter account<p>Possible causes include:<p>Your Twitter password …

How to Design a Killer Game Room in the Office

Entrepreneurs set on grabbing top talent and injecting their company with startup culture often start by creating spaces to have fun with their …

How Administrative Professionals Can Prepare for the Office of the Future

Today’s administrative professionals have anything but an easy and boring job. Over the years, their roles have moved well beyond circulating memos …

International Women's Day - #PledgeForParity

Similar Articles Added Earlier<p>The 2016 theme for International Women’s Day is “Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step It Up for Gender Equality”. The United …

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“We’re raising our girls to be perfect and we’re raising our boys to be brave,“ says Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, in her new TED Talk. We teach girls to be “perfect, and pretty, and...

“We’re raising our girls to be perfect and we’re raising our boys to be brave,“ says Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code, in her new TED Talk. …