Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants have to deal with a lot. Whether that is working remotely, working with several managers or executives, and sometimes supporting an entire floor of employees! Usually, these difficult situations bring up situations that leave them asking, “how do I tactfully voice my concern?”[Read more…]
Here we go again! Administrative Professionals Day and Week will soon be upon us. The dates for Administrative Professionals Week are April 22 – 26, 2019. Administrative Professionals Day is on April 24, 2019.
Here at Office Dynamics, we love to celebrate administrative professionals of all walks of life in a big way. Since I worked as an executive assistant for 20 years before starting Office Dynamics, I thoroughly understand what it is like to be in your job and walk in your shoes.
I loved being an assistant. It was an exciting career. There was always an element of surprise. I got to support and work with the top dogs—the movers and shakers! I had an inside scoop on what was going on; met incredible people; learned new skills; was a confidante; the go-to person. I could go on and on, but I will stop.[Read more…]
I am happy to say that more executives are investing in their assistants by providing one-on-one coaching for them. Over the past two years, Office Dynamics has done more on-site coaching for executive assistants than we have done in the past seven years! And we continue to get more calls for this type of work.[Read more…]
Ask an admin is your place to ask your question and have other administrative professionals, from around the world, give you their advice based on their experiences.
This administrative professional, Seething in the South, asks us:
What do you do? How do you handle…..a Manager who doesn’t acknowledge or respect my contributions? This isn’t the first time I’ve been dissed.[Read more…]
Welcome back to Ask an Admin, the best place to get peer to peer advice for administrative assistants and executive assistants!
This question comes from A Very Frustrated Admin, and the question is:[Read more…]
In my early days as a