White Papers for Administrative Assistants
These white papers from leading Administrative Assistant experts provide great insight and research on timely relevant Administrative Assistant topics.
After the economic crisis that started in 2005, when a huge number of people were laid-off as companies closed and trimmed their budgets, staying employed demanded advance skills and flexibility from workers. Jobs increasingly became more competitive to the point where workers must be able to work for several supervisors at the same time. Download this white paper for helpful tips and pointers for assisting multiple bosses.
Accountability is a critical feature of leadership. Leaders design thinking frameworks that provide the group the opportunity to achieve sustainable results and design interventions to take them from where they are to where they want to be. The link between leadership and accountability and becomes one of helping the client and the group create an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility and the consequences of their behavior. It is about helping groups be answerable for their actions while at the same time being accountable as a leader. This paper examines the role of the individual and their affect on accountability within the group as well as the role of the leader in maximizing accountability amongst all group members.
The principal agents of any company must review in detail all quarterly and yearly reports in order to comprehend and act upon the conclusions thereof. Details of receipts and revenues, investments or expenditures and any resulting capital gains or fiscal stresses can be gleaned from formal progress reports. However, administrators must understand the details of those reports fully in order to accurately convey to superiors the company’s current financial position, any changes that may be necessary and projections for future expansions or corrections. Download this white paper to learn why administrative professionals need to understand finance and accounting.
Written minutes can help prevent disagreements and misunderstandings because people can review the minutes to determine exactly what occurred at the meetings. It is important for administrative assistants to provide clear information that attendees can refer to when questions arise later. Concise, understandable minutes can help resolve issues about details that people may forget soon after the meetings. Download this white paper to learn how to effectively write meeting minutes.
By streamlining their task management abilities, improving communication practices, and mastering a few other skills, the administrative assistant can turn their monotonous mountain of work into an easily manageable workload. This white paper illuminates the best practices in workload management.
Aside from ensuring the office is running smoothly, gatekeeping is one more thing administrative professionals have to do and have to be great at. As an administrative assistant, you decide what gets through the administrative gate. Keep in mind that countless marketers and individuals with dubious motives are constantly developing ways to slip through every gate they can. Effective gatekeeping strategies allow administrative assistants to become better at what they do and to become more valuable to their bosses and supervisors. This White Paper goes over just those issues and the specific strategies on maintaining a high level of security in the office.