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Admin Day Bash 2015

Gourmet food, libations, and desserts, all local and delicious.

The Legendary Swag Bag (seriously – no crap. We only include things we …


New White House receptionist is a West Wing pioneer: 'Deaf people can do anything'

Anyone wanting to speak to the president must stop by her desk first. Leah Katz-Hernandez, 27, is the new White House receptionist.

She is also deaf.

“It’s a fantastic opportunity and also to show that deaf people can do anything,” she said through an interpreter, who is provided for her at work.

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8 Easy Ways To Have More Fun At Work

The words "work" and "fun" shouldn't be antithetical. But for so many people, they are.

"It is so important to have fun at work," says Laura Brounstein, the special projects director for Cosmopolitan magazine, who is currently planning Cosmo's 2014 "Fun Fearless Life Weekend" event. "Anything you …

Diet Coke

Heather Greig, VPA-NI, Down, UK Virtual Assistant

Name: Heather Greig

Experience as a VA: 7 Years


Winner of the 'All-Ireland VA Award 2014'

Skill-Set:Audio Transcription, Copy Typing, …

Virtual Assistants

An Admin’s Guide to Creating a Strategic Career Plan

This article was originally published in Executive Secretary magazine and is reprinted here with permission.As admins, we often get so wrapped up in …


Executive Secretary — The Essential Training Resource for Senior and Aspiring Administrative Professionals

January 26, 2015 0

So that’s it! The International Year of the Secretary and Assistant is no more. After a…

January 25, 2015 5

Introduction As the …

Personal Assistants

Admin to Admin: It’s Time to Shape Your Future

Admin to Admin trainers Lisa Olsen, Linda McFarland, and I held a successful one day educational program for administrative professionals last …

Angela Garry on Twitter

My book "Brave PAs" is coming soon from @AmazonUK and @amazon !!! #unbelievablyproud

Scottish PA Network

Designed by PAs for PAs, the Scottish PA Network is an online resource dedicated to the working needs of PA, EAs, Administrators & Office Managers


Helena Bonham Carter

Doing More with Less: How to Motivate and Reward Your Overworked Staff during Lean Times

Price: $149


Simple, Smart, and Low-Cost Ways to Recognize and Reward Your Employees

After years of exceptionally tough economic times, wouldn't …

Reward and Recognition within the Assistant Industry

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For all of you that could not attend the Assist Conference this year I wanted to share my presentation …


Stress Management for the Time-Crunched Office Ninja

Friends and colleagues who say “You look really stressed” mean well. Stress can lead to all sorts of mental and physical health problems, so they’re …

Coping Strategies

Angie Portillo on Twitter

Excited to be apart of this event! Very proud niece of my Uncle and Aunt #bossmode #officeninjas @OfficeNinjas

Getting to the Front of the Visa Line

Few things can dampen the joy of vacation anticipation more than the arduous process of obtaining a visa, especially for destinations such as Brazil, Russia, China and India. Wonky web forms, confounding instructions, long lines at embassies and ever-changing requirements — like Venezuela’s new …

Brazil Travel

Study: Some Popular Android Apps Tracking User Location Once Every Three Minutes

(Manik_K)While it can be very useful to have say, a weather app on your smartphone that knows where you are when you want to find out current …


Marion on Twitter

Hello #ExecSecLIVE *waving* from @thepahub Leeds #panetworking

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Today's PA Conference

Today’s PA has been named as The Best PA Training Provider in the Members’ Voice Awards 2014-15. The award is the voice of the PA …

United Kingdom

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Here's what it takes to be President Obama's right-hand man

Reggie Love served as Barack Obama's personal aide from 2009-2011. In his new book, "Power Forward: My Presidential Education," Love breaks down his time as the President's assistant. Reggie told us about the skills it takes to be the President's body man.

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