Articles for Administrative Assistants

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January 14, 2013 – 1,754 views
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Business meetings have a crucial impact on the way an organization runs. Successful meetings have the potential to enhance a companyís business, while ineffective meetings may bring down a firmís credibility. It is recommended that you consult professional planners to deliver high quality meetings as they have immense knowledge and will certainly ensure that your event is an efficacious one. Services of professional planners need not be mandatorily sought after, however. Effective meetings can be easily planned out by following a few simple guidelines such as mentioned below. Organizing meetings that are interactive will surely pay off... Full Story 
January 2, 2013 – 1,726 views
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Big organizations often require third-party firms to offer them business solutions. Your efforts to develop customized solutions within your company will find the requisition of more manpower, time, and costs. This is the area in which vendors specialize. Most firms that offer business solutions cater to all requirements that an organization may have regarding their services or products. While such firms address the organizationís needs, completing concrete deals with suppliers or vendors can be rather difficult. As a matter of fact, it can get frustrating and annoying at times when dealing with vendors... Full Story 
December 18, 2012 – 3,503 views
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Business meetings are an important way for team members and management to get together for planning. During a meeting, it is essential to keep an accurate record that of what is discussed so that it will be available for review. For this reason, taking meeting minutes is an important duty that is essential for making sure that everyone remembers and understands the plans that have been established. The following tips have been prepared to enable record-keepers to take accurate and efficient notes at every meeting... Full Story 
December 5, 2012 – 3,010 views
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In today's brutally competitive business environment, meeting and exceeding the expectations of the boss is critical to an employee's long term success. Here are some key tips to ensure that you will become your manager's most valuable organizational asset:... Full Story 
October 23, 2012 – 2,746 views
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Administrative professionals rarely have a free moment. The demands of the job often require long hours, and few ever fully catch up on their obligations. The key for succeeding is to use time management techniques, work efficiently and to prioritize. Smartphones offer a number of features and apps that can help achieve these three goals... Full Story 
October 22, 2012 – 2,141 views
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Administrative professionals in many businesses have to deal with both finance and accounting. Knowing the basics about each is helpful in doing their jobs. Finance in business involves how a business acquires funds to do business. Accounting is the recording of expenses and income to show a business' financial situation. These two work together in running a successful business. There are two types of financing that small businesses tend to use... Full Story 
October 17, 2012 – 3,106 views
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Being an administrative professional can be a very challenging job, especially if you work in a busy environment. Administrative professionals are often asked to handle multiple projects that range from setting up complex meetings to promptly answering all correspondence. If you donít stay organized, you can quickly become overwhelmed with your workload. Incorporating a few simple and effective project management strategies into your daily work routine can help you get your work done quickly and efficiently... Full Story 
October 4, 2012 – 3,023 views
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Even if you are excellent at performing many other skilled tasks related to your job, poor grammar and proofreading skills give a bad impression of you and your company. Developing excellent written communication skills grants you a professional voice and lends credibility to your words. Here is a brief guide to help you catch some common errors that may not be caught by a word processing program... Full Story