The New Year is traditionally a time for reviewing what you’ve accomplished and what you’d like to improve upon. One of those items you may want to improve is your personal brand. Whether you are looking for a new job in the New Year or wanting to go for a promotion in 2013, honing your personal brand can help you achieve your goals.
Submitted by Ray Weikal on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 16:53
The link between money and happiness is tough to unravel. It's a tugging match between esoteric thirsts like love and satisfaction, and very real demands like food and shelter. But a recent report involving office professionals suggests that the old cliches are at least partially true: you don't need a lot of money to be happy.
Submitted by Ray Weikal on Fri, 08/24/2012 - 09:10
Two interesting trends have started to emerge among administrative professionals. The first is an increase in the number of admins who are now working on a freelance basis, either by choice or due to the economy.
Submitted by Ray Weikal on Fri, 08/10/2012 - 11:21
I used to believe that all mature, working adults in modern business understand the value of professional development and certification. A surprising question I recently fielded proved me wrong. I've learned there are admins struggling to improve their careers by becoming certified because they work for people who are afraid of the consequences.
Submitted by Ray Weikal on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 12:12
IAAP members are a passionate group. They're serious about being the best at their jobs. A cursory glance at the IAAP Web Community reveals people who are focused and determined. This is a good thing, but can it tip over into something that has a negative impact on your personal and professional success? That's the question posed by a couple of recent blog posts on the Harvard Business Review.
It used to be that our lives were fairly predictable. Go to high school, find a spouse, have 2.1 kids, live in a house with a picket fence, find a good job and stay there until we retired with a gold watch on our wrist, then gracefully pass away.
Using the analogy of Alice In Wonderland, Joan Wendland tells the story of 40-something Alice preparing for her first job interview in twenty years. Take a look at the new workplace through the eyes of a character in this corporate fairy tale.
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2012 Spring Conference keynoter Bonnie Curtis served as an assistant to Steven Spielberg for 15 years and now produces her own award-winning films. Learn how to create a great team with a single vision and outstanding results.