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Kelly Engstrom on Twitter

Getting ready for a fun day tomorrow at @BehindELeader - 1st panel with @NYCelebAssts & finale "Future" discussion!

Did you get the memo? It's National Memo Day!

IAAP Summit 2015

IAAP Summit 2015: Louisville

July 25-29, 2015

Saddle up and get ready to attend IAAP Summit 2015: Connect, Learn, Lead, and Excel. IAAP’s signature …


PAs spend too much time at work

Even with the advances of modern day technology, nearly half of workers (46%) in the UK are still spending five days a week at their desk, despite …

United Kingdom

"I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work." - Thomas Edison #Inspiration #NinjaLife


The PA Hub are in The York Press this week with an article about the Yorkshire PA Awards on 2nd July 2015. Please read the PA Awards article here ….. …


Thumbs up for @PAofTheYear / @uk_AIM link up in #IMEX15 daily news in Frankfurt today! @IMEXSocialTeam

Signs That You’re Being a Pushover

If collaboration is key to succeeding in organizations today, doesn’t it pay to play nice in the sandbox? You have to get along with others to get things done, right? Yes, this is true — to a degree. You want to be a cooperative colleague but you don’t want to be seen as an ineffective pushover. …


Rob Edwards on Twitter

There are fortune cookies in the atrium during the break at #phoenixrising2015

Emergent Man on Twitter

My "failure cookie" content - a great reminder. #phoenixrising2015

The Morning Rituals of 10 of the World's Most Inspirational Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

While mere mortals stumble groggily out of the bed in the morning -- or, worse, lay prostrate before the irresistible lure of the snooze button -- the world’s most successful business leaders have mastered routines to kick off their days with productive vigor.

All in all, entrepreneurs tend to be …


What's the Word? 'Secretary' or 'Administrative Professional'

It's Administrative Professionals Week, so what better time to answer the burning question that comes up in offices everywhere: Is the term …


Taking Effective Meeting Minutes

Taking Effective Meeting Minutes

At some point, you may be asked to take minutes at a meeting. But don't panic!

Every day, key meetings take place in …

Should Employers Help Employees Turn Off Technology?

Pervasive and near-continual use of organizational information technology systems is taking a toll on some employees’ health.

“We may be entering an …


Excel Pivot Tables: Getting Your Data to Talk

Excel Pivot Tables: Getting Your Data to Talk

Delivering all the business data everybody needs is just a lot of bits and bytes … until it gives you …

Microsoft Excel

Shuffle’s New iPhone App Lets You Create Disposable Phone Numbers…And Emails, Too

A new mobile app called Shuffle has launched a simple utility that lets you create additional, disposable phone numbers you can use to call or text as well as receive voicemail through, right from your iPhone. The app is a competitor to longtime favorite Burner, which has, for some time, offered …


You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.

You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …


Watch: on workplace wellbeing

Today, working mums spend more time with their children than stay-at-home mums did in the 1960s. As this fact illustrates, there’s an increasingly …

Human Resources

Travel Planning Tips For Executive and Administrative Assistants

Can’t attend the live webinar? Don’ worry! All registered attendees will receive access to the recorded webinar too.

Travel Planning From A To …


The Slow Death of the Secretary

The Slow Death of the Secretary A job that once gave a woman a middle-class life is fading away

Joyce Dotson has only ever wanted to be an …

Liberal News

Jumpstart Earth Day With These 8 Go Green Tips

Since next week is Admin Week, we’re getting a bit of a jump start on Earth Day!

How’s your workplace’s carbon footprint? Is it ninja-like: light and …

"We do not need magic to change the world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already." -@jk_rowling

Choose Your References Wisely

Who you list as a job reference might be more important than you think. Employers have become increasingly more thorough when checking job references.


Why Some People Get Promoted, And Others Don’t

Why is it that some people get promoted, and others don’t? What is it about what they do that makes them get that promotion? Is it because they’ve …

Human Resources

5 essential skills of a telecommuter

Ah, the sweet life of being a remote worker or telecommuter…

Setting your own hours, working outside on sunny days, going on your kid’s field …