We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. You may think this would be a biased conversation about our curriculum-based designation courses but it was far from that! We had a rich discussion in the chat box that we’ll try to copy here for you. We also featured a special guest, Brenda Mason, who is a lifelong learner who holds a variety of professional designations. We wanted the conversation to be open and it was! So, if you are looking for more info on continued development and assistant certifications – you’re in the right place! [Read more…]
2015 is Office Dynamics International’s 25th Year Anniversary. We’re celebrating this big accomplishment with free content month-after-month all year long. We are offering one free webinar per month on hot topics for the administrative profession.
In today’s competitive workplace, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Employers want administrative and executive assistants with more than experience. They want true professionals—people who are committed to the administrative profession as a career choice, willing to invest in their own growth, and eager to go the extra mile to expand and prove their capability.
Many of the large corporations I have been working within the last three years are requiring two degrees for currently-employed administrative assistants to be able to move up to senior executive assistant levels. There is even one large Fortune 50 company I work with who is requiring new hire, administrative assistants, to have a minimum of a two-year degree. [Read more…]