Admin Professionals' Day2019

A Simple Thank You from Us to You

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It’s a sad truth that more often than not, administrative professionals aren’t given the recognition they truly deserve. There may even be times when you’re made to feel insignificant, unappreciated and undervalued. Sadly for some administrators, that might be an everyday occurrence. BUT the truth is that administrative professionals, like you, have an inner superpower […]

Accommodation Booking Hacks

Accommodation Booking Hacks to Save Money and make your Travellers Happier

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With travel and expense spend typically representing 10 percent of a company’s overall operating budget, the onus is often on the travel booker to ensure the costs remain in check. However, trying to achieve savings by only considering the immediate implication of cost isn’t the answer, according to Ryan Potgieter, Flight Centre Business Travel General […]

Communicate with confidence

Communicating with Confidence at Work

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Whenever you need to communicate at work, whether it’s just a simple email or speaking to a client on your boss’s behalf, one thing is certain; you must always communicate with confidence. Confidence is a powerful communication ingredient to grab the attention of your audience and take you seriously. As an administrative professional, you don’t […]

Coworking Office Space

With 14 411 spaces worldwide – Is Coworking becoming the new normal?

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Coworking spaces are shared office spaces, that are typically used by the self-employed or those working for various different companies, and are soaring in popularity the world over. “So much so,” says Linda Trim, Director at workplace design specialists Giant Leap, “that working in a coworking space is rapidly becoming the new normal even for those who have […]

Why today's Executive Assistants need to get more strategic

Adam Fidler’s “Why today’s Executive Assistants need to get more strategic”

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The role of the Executive Assistant (EA) continues to evolve and in my capacity as a trainer, educationalist, and thought-leader in the industry, I continue to observe and reflect on what the role of the EA will become. Having worked as an ‘Assistant’ for 20 years, and having transitioned from Secretary, to PA, to EA, […]