Articles for Administrative Assistants

These Administrative Assistant articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Administrative Assistant industry.

November 12, 2013 – 1,536 views
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One of the most important aspects of having a successful career is developing a stable network. Declining a job that has been offered to you is not a task that should be taken lightly. Certain situations may even make it seem that there is no need to get back to the company that has offered you the job or even bother to decline their offer. However... Full Story 
November 4, 2013 – 1,837 views
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Being left out and going unnoticed at your workplace, regardless of how hard working you are or how good the quality of your work may be, is not uncommon in the professional world. Many employees feel that their work is taken for granted and they do not get noticed for their accomplishments. Being in such a state where you do not stand out at your workplace can result in missing... Full Story 
October 24, 2013 – 2,198 views
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To the layman, the role of a professional assistant might seem all cushy. After all, doesn't he get to hobnob with the boss, attend important meetings with him and undertake other important work for him? In reality, the work of a professional assistant is much more complex and difficult than it is given credit for... Full Story 
October 18, 2013 – 1,835 views
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If the right people do not know that you are working hard, your work does not matter. You may be doing important work, it may even be very valuable, but if you want to get ahead, you have to ensure that the people above you know your accomplishments and value. Note that actions do not always... Full Story 
October 14, 2013 – 2,211 views
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One of your tasks as a secretary could most likely be to attend meetings and take down the minutes. The essence of the meeting is captured in the minutes and it includes details like decisions made, steps planned and tracking of the action. The minutes are a tangible record of the meeting having taken place and it provides information to those who were not able to attend. In some cases, they are also a reference point. All this may sound like arduous work, but it does not have to be if you follow a few simple rules. Here are some... Full Story 
October 9, 2013 – 1,615 views
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Technologies like email, phone calls and text messages are a great boon at the work place, but they can also interrupt work. If you do not bring them under control, they can even affect your progress at work. The best thing to do is to plan your use of technology. This will lead to effective time management... Full Story 
September 18, 2013 – 1,730 views
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In any organization, there is a high need for security. However, there are many individuals who prefer to bypass security measures and try to breach the walls, which maintain this confidentiality. There are many different reasons behind people getting past security. The major reason today would be so that they can have a go at impressing the boss and perhaps avail of a salary increment... Full Story 
September 13, 2013 – 1,877 views
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Interruptions are a part of everyday work life, but sometimes they can take up to 2 hours of a day. This could cause a lot of stress and burn you out on a long term basis. Time management can be essential to reducing interruptions and increasing productivity in turn. These simple techniques we’ve outlined can help you use your time effectively... Full Story