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An Admin’s Guide to Career Preparedness

As an admin, you need to be prepared for anything the day, your executive or your colleagues throw your way. But how do you properly prepare for your own career success? All too often people get caught unprepared when a good career opportunity shows up, or something bad happens. Yet preparing for your career is a choice. You can choose…

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Free Webinar & 5 Day Challenge: Spotlight Your Career

April is Admin Appreciation Month at All Things Admin! And we are putting the spotlight on you and your career all month long! We’ll be sharing more exciting details about what’s coming in April next week, but we have two gifts to share with you now: a free webinar and a 5 day challenge! Topic: Spotlight Your Career: 3 Strategies for Boosting Your Professional Visibility…

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5 Reasons the Interview Went Wrong (And How to Fix Them Next Time!)

We’ve all been there. After countless hours searching for just the right position, you finally get the call you’ve been waiting for – the company wants to meet you! So you went for the interview. You thought the interview went pretty well, but instead of a job offer, you get a rejection email – or even worse, no correspondence at…

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Prepare for Professional Opportunities with LinkedIn

How are you supposed to know when the next big thing will pop up? Or anticipate when your dream job at your dream company will suddenly open up? The answer is you can’t. However, what you can do is proactively prepare for when these opportunities present themselves – and one of the best tools for doing that is free and…

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An Admin’s Guide to Creating a Strategic Career Plan

This article was originally published in Executive Secretary magazine and is reprinted here with permission. As admins, we often get so wrapped up in our daily professional routines that we forget to look at the bigger picture. We go to work, take care of business, and go home. Then we get up and do it again the next day. While…

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Personal Note from Julie: Happy Administrative Professionals Week from All Things Admin!

Like it or not, social media is a required component of your administrative toolbox. A recent Jobvite.com survey of recruiters showed 87% of recruiters are using LinkedIn to evaluate candidates when hiring, followed by 43% who are using Facebook and 22% who are using Twitter. And one of my favorite stats – 11% are viewing a candidate’s blog. Not only…

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Affiliate Webinar: Pitman Shorthand Workshop

Do you have to take minutes of meetings, jot down telephone messages, write long lists of tasks from your manager and remember those on-the-fly comments? Can you do it quickly? So many of us take notes and yet have no structure or system for writing them. In recent years, there has been a myth that shorthand is no longer required…

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New All Things Admin Training: Go Digital With Your Professional Portfolio!

Do you know how to showcase your administrative talents and experience quickly and effectively? Is your online presence as strong as it needs to be? Do you know how to immediately differentiate yourself from other candidates being considered for the same promotion or position you’re applying for? As a savvy admin, you probably know that a professional portfolio is a great…

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Affiliate Webinar: Advanced Admin Skills

You have the skills required for success. You know how to work well with the executive and team you support. Now… you need to develop a strong partnership with your executive and team that extends beyond your job description. The 21st century administrative professional needs to be a manager and a leader with advanced admin skills in communication, decision-making, collaboration,…

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Personal Note from Julie: 10+ Hours of Free Training During Administrative Professionals Week!

Affiliate Webinar: SharePoint Workshop: Mastering Document Management

Has your workplace deployed Microsoft®SharePoint® 2013 or 2010, but you’re still using only a fraction of the software’s capabilities? One of the best uses for SharePoint is document management. But without any more training than, “Here, put this in SharePoint,” everything ends up in one place called Shared Documents. No “management” actually takes place. Stop struggling to figure out how…

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