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Personal Assistants in Bangkok wave to PAs worldwide! #BravePAs

Microsoft Word Tips

Most of us use Microsoft Word on a regular basis but do we really know how to get the most out of the program? The answer is… probably not! We …

Microsoft Word

Office of the Future infographic: Key Traits of Successful Administrative Professionals

Robert Half again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list, ranking #1 in our industry. (March 1, 2015)

The Future

Finally: 5 Email Templates That Make Following Up With Anyone Way Less Awkward

I think most of us would agree the initial part of networking—meeting people—isn’t the hardest part. (And if that sentence just floored you, check …


Super Events on a Shoestring Budget with @GaryMusickProd #iaapsummit2015

"That's What Being An Assistant Is All About."

Gatekeepers ensuring their bosses aren’t troubled, Sorting out plans that have got all muddled.Booking that last minute trip, no worry, Typing up …

People Skills

How to Implement New Tech Tools Even if Your Company is Resistant to Change

The key to introducing new tools to your company (and getting people to actually use them) is taking the time to test them out first. Whether it’s a …

Readers are invited to the iconic Tobacco Dock venue in East London where they can meet each member of theBest Parties Ever Group and experience …

United Kingdom

Assist Travel

The Assist Travel is taking place on Friday 4th September 2015 from 10am to 4.30pm, with a drinks reception until 6pm, in London. This is a free to

Travel Technology

CEO Jay tells the #iaapsummit2015 attendees "you are in demand!"

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IAAP Summit 2015: Town Hall Meeting

The Town Hall Meeting took place earlier today (Sunday, July 26) and provided IAAP Summit 2015 attendees the chance to ask questions and glean …


10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional

These rules are so straightforward and simple, and they enhance your credibility. Why do so many people ignore them?

(Authors note: Quite a few readers contacted me after this column was published. You made some really good points, and I listened. So, I wrote a sequel: 17 Simple Habits That Make You …

Bad Habits

Timeline Photos

IAAP Summit 2015: Opening Celebration


IAAP Summit 2015 Leadership Bootcamp
IAAP’s very own, Emily Allen (@emilyallen), talks IAAP Summit 2015 Leadership Bootcamp.

We all go through our day …


IAAP Leadership Academy Faculty created this meme for us. We're amused:

IAAP Summit 2015 Weekend Recap

IAAP Leadership Academy 2015

The first-ever IAAP Leadership Academy officially kicked off on Saturday, July 25. The 16-week, highly intensive program …


Debbi Shaffer on Twitter

World Administrators’ Summit - 12-14 August 2015 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea


1.1 Enhancing the perceived value of administrative/office professionals.

• Increase …

Papua New Guinea

How to switch off from work when you go on holiday

A holiday should be time off from the office grind, so how do ensure you leave your job behind when you go away? Rhymer Rigby explains

Many of us find holidays more stressful than being at work.

We shouldn’t, but we do. As we sit on our sun loungers, we sweat everything from the small stuff (what …

Travel (UK)

Ten tips for travelling Assistants

• Facebook
• Twitter
• Google+
• Pinterest
• LinkedIn
• E-mail

Organising business travel can take up a big chunk of our time with most assistants booking complex …


8 Tips for Improving Productivity at the Office | Staples | Business Hub

By Margot Carmichael Lester, Staples® Contributing Writer

Powering through the business day requires a mix of focus, productivity techniques and …


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Cynthia Thomsen, EA to Microsoft CEO

Emily Eckert, EA to Instagram CEO

Wendy Blagg, EA to …

Microsoft Sharepoint 2013 Study Group

Wed. Sept. 2-23, 2015 7:00-9:00 PM Central Time

Microsoft Sharepoint

The Microsoft Office Sharepoint 2013 Certification Study Group will be held on …

Bonnie Low-Kramen on Instagram: “What a great day @vsevans27 and I had with the ace admin team at‪#‎PandoraJewelry in Baltimore!”

Research says your bad boss may be making you sad, lazy and fat

One head chef had a bad habit of throwing knives around the kitchen, in the direction of people that made him angry. Another woman's boss told her coworker she couldn't take a personal day to bring her dog to the emergency vet "because dogs are replaceable." Yet another boss was caught shaving time …


Microsoft PowerPoint Tips

A lot of people use Microsoft PowerPoint for their presentations but do we really know how to make our slide decks slick and professional? Here’s …

Microsoft PowerPoint

Common Misconceptions About Admins #1: It's An Easy Job

There are many common misconceptions about today’s administrative professionals. Some believe, for example, that their jobs aren’t all that complex.

Microsoft Office