For Administrative Professionals, Efficiency Is the Name of the Game:
Utilizing Automated Services
By Annabella Caballero, Account Consultant at Seamless
A corporate catering expert with a passion for efficient workplace operations, Annabella is responsible for Seamless clients’ food happiness. She manages Seamless’ Client Relations and Account Management teams and is beloved by clients for her dedication and commitment to their satisfaction.
After more than a decade of work with administrative professionals, it’s clear that their role has evolved and expanded significantly in recent years. Administrative professionals play a critical role within companies – one that demands a great deal of organization and skill across a wide range of areas. The bar has risen and employees in this position now have a much higher level of responsibility for managing the workplace technology, vendors, food ordering, event planning, facilities and human resources. In many cases, they are even the de-facto cultural ambassadors for their companies.
With so many hats to wear, efficiency is crucial to administrative professionals’ success and affordable, online services that automate processes can help in the fast-paced corporate world. Here’s a helpful list of online tools that can be easily and quickly utilized to help administrators keep an office running smoothly:
- Food ordering and billing – Seamless links companies and their employees to hundreds of local restaurants and caterers, offering fast and convenient online ordering while enforcing budget rules and consolidating billing into just one invoice for all orders. And, since Seamless saves clients up to 30% on food related costs, making administrative professions the office hero, really impacting their company’s bottom line! Calculate how much you can save with Seamless.
- Booking travel – Concur helps ensure that corporate travel is booked within policy before the trip is taken and reconciles expenses after travel is completed. Concur also delivers electronic receipts – from airlines, hotels and car rental companies – directly into expense reports, virtually eliminating the need to track and manage paper receipts.
- Managing employee perks and discounts – Anyperk is a platform that provides real employee perks and discounts to companies of all sizes. AnyPerk has partnerships with hundreds of vendors that provide employee discounts in fitness, entertainment, travel and much more. It’s a vital tool adding to a company work environment by boosting engagement and productivity significantly and can help keep employees happy.
- Organizing and tracking receipts – Simply send Shoeboxed your receipts, business cards, bills and other documents and everything will be carefully sorted and scanned into a secure online account. All of the organized data, including an IRS-accepted image of each document, is then human-verified, categorized, accessible from anywhere and ready for export into dozens of powerful tools.
Administrative professionals play a pivotal role in the social, political and internal structure of the company. With so many moving parts and a myriad of responsibilities, efficiency becomes a critical component to running a successful organization. From online food-ordering and billing services like Seamless, to travel management platforms like Concur, and everything in between, there are more resources available for administrators than ever before to help you stay one step ahead.