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.

September 4, 2013 – 1,401 views
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Although you may be using updated versions of Microsoft Office such as the 2010 version, you may have certain files that were created using a much older version. A 2003 MS Word document, for example, comes with the extension .doc, while Word documents of and post the 2007 MS Office have the .docx extension. These two versions are not compatible as they are. If you are an administrative assistant... Full Story 
August 16, 2013 – 2,142 views
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Our memory is one of the defining aspects of our professional and personal characteristics. A good memory will be of significant help in our overall lifestyle and will certainly make a lot of aspects of our lives run in a smoother fashion. An individualís memory plays an important role in the activities and tasks taken up on a daily basis. This article explores the various methods of improving oneís memory so as to allow it to be a boon to the individualís lifestyle, rather than... Full Story 
August 7, 2013 – 1,698 views
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Our state of mind at our workplace is a key aspect of our ability to perform our daily tasks to the best of our ability. Learning how to master your mind can be of significant help on a daily basis. While some people are praised highly for their ability to remain focused on a particular task, many people are unaware of how to develop their... Full Story 
July 16, 2013 – 1,687 views
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Business professionals need to be well connected with their office and the world. Of course, technological innovations in the form of smart phones, tablets, notebooks, and laptops have made work much simpler and easier for them. These gadgets have given professionals the freedom to work from any corner of the world. They donít have to stick to a certain system in the office to complete their work or to keep track of important projects--They are just an app away from their work... Full Story 
July 11, 2013 – 6,125 views
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You represent your company when you are in the office. So your appearance is bound to have a major influence on the image of your company. Every company has its specific way of operating. While some companies require the employees to look fashionable, some strictly need a professional appearance. A lot of companies have their own set of dress code guidelines for their employees. In case your company has not established a dress code, here are some points that you need to keep in mind while setting a dress code for... Full Story 
June 19, 2013 – 1,798 views
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Every businessman or industry leader is capable of making bad decisions from time to time. It is considered to be a professional risk. Higher up the chain of command and bigger the company, it is more likely that the bad decisions made are going to have serious consequences. However, small companies and businesses are equally likely to suffer serious consequences when poor decisions are made. There can be a number of reasons causing the poor decision. For instance, incomplete knowledge of a situation, hunger for success, spur of the moment calls and risks, as well as bad partnerships are all possible causes of making poor decisions... Full Story 
June 7, 2013 – 2,956 views
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Being able to handle stressful or conflicting atmospheres within the workplace is something that is expected out of anyone in a management role, as well as individuals that have aspirations of growth. The reasons that could lead to these atmospheres are countless. In companies and workplace environments that are very competitive Ė it is almost a guarantee that stressful or conflicting situations will develop at some point... Full Story 
May 17, 2013 – 1,796 views
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Negotiation skills are necessary to succeed in your profession, especially if your profession is in a sales environment. Owners and managers of small businesses need to negotiate well to emerge successful. Negotiating is a skill--and like any other skill, practice is the key to development and success... Full Story