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Get ready to lay the foundation of your profession's future by participating in the Amazing Walk, a first-of-its-kind fundraising campaign for The Foundation of the International Association of Administrative Professionals!

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EFAM: Don't Leave Your Career In The Cold

In my last post, I summarized a recent report on big technology trends that will impact office professionals over the next several years. The post ends with a call to action: invest in professional development or risk irrelevance in your career. This post is a short follow-up on how to make that investment.

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IAAP unveils powerful line-up of presenters for March 17-20 conference in Anaheim, Calif.

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The economy still hasn’t swung back from 2008’s devastating crash, and businesses everywhere are hurting. Even if you were lucky enough to avoid a layoff, you may still be worried that your company is in trouble.

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The office workplace is changing rapidly. Administrative professionals are being given greater responsibilities. What can professionals do to adapt to these changes and maximize their value to their employers? International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®) offers seven tips:

Finding just the right word to enhance your resume can make the difference between getting a job you really want and settling for a ho-hum position. The following tips from the IAAP Education and Events Department shows you three different ways of highlighting your accomplishments to get just the effect you desire.

Q. I am currently seeking and interviewing for Executive Admin positions. Although I have supported VP-level management, I have not officially supported CEO-level management. What should I expect when interviewing with a CEO? What do they typically look for in Exec Admins? If hired, what would be the most important aspects of a successful exec admin?

Here are some key questions that all administrative professionals should ask themselves from time to time, according to the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP):

It’s no secret that admins are taking on new roles in today’s office. Here are some of the skills needed to excel in the workplace today, according to the Education & Professional Development Department of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP).

By Susan Fenner, Ph.D., Education and Events Manager, IAAP World Headquarters.

Most of us get just one opportunity each year to highlight our contributions in the workplace to justify a salary increase. Here are some things you can do to ensure that your executive notes your value-added worth and has ample documentation to support a recommendation for a bonus, merit pay raise, or both.