Resources for Administrative Professionals

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The holiday season can be a mixed blessing for many administrative professionals. Aside from the normal stress incurred while juggling family and business demands, there are the office parties. These annual gatherings have taken on almost mythic proportions. They’re seen as events where...

Europeans developed some ingenious forms of execution in the Middle Ages. In one, the victim’s limbs were tied to four horses, which were then sent in opposite directions. The French called it “distraction.” It’s a state experienced by many office professionals today....

Technology and the economy have turned modern offices into a circus of demands. The professionals who staff these offices are expected to juggle a wide range of tasks for co-workers, clients, managers, executives and contractors. Fortunately, the very technology that stokes this stress can also...

It's barely 5 a.m. in Vancouver, BC. The sun has not yet peeked over the hill and Dawn Becker, CAP/OM the immediate past president of the...

IAAP Key Partner OfficeTeam recently released its 2013 salary guide, and it's got lots of good news that should...

Administrative professionals know they're the jack of all trades at work. They've always been expected to find solutions to last minute crises like...

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...

Early every morning on the commute to work, ...

Two interesting trends have started to emerge among administrative professionals. The first is an increase in the number of administrative professionals who are now working on a freelance basis, either by choice...