Resources for Administrative Professionals

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"Dream, and dream big, because it's free and no one can take it away from you." - J.R. Martinez

As the United States and its coalition partners mark the ...

Everybody gets to be a mogul of their own media empire these days. It's pretty much a requirement to find a job in the post-recession economy. To a certain degree, we all need to use the digital tools and techniques available to broadcast ourselves to our target audience in the job market....

The creative, digital resume has definitely reached the tipping point. If you're looking for a new or better job and you're still strictly sticking to the old-school format, you're missing out on some great opportunities to sell yourself using social media, creative design and...

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...

On those tension-filled afternoons, perhaps when you feel a headache coming on, take a deep breath and...

The wave of office technology is now a tsunami, according to a recent report. It’s a trend that’s rapidly washing away old tools and techniques and creating a new ecosystem for business: collaborative, mobile, adaptable, responsive and informative.

A new report from...

The team here at IAAP is ever vigilant for tools and techniques that can make life at work and home at least a little easier for administrative professionals. Cloud technology is amazing because it allows bright people to relatively quickly...

I read an article listing the top things never to say to your boss. It was a ridiculous article that focused on the boss’s needs and made employees sound like whiny self-centered complainers, which in my professional experience this is very rarely the case.

The vast majority of...

Administrative professionals are often at a loss to explain to others what they do. I've heard or read this complaint many times from...

In case you hadn't noticed, mobile technology is in the office and it's here to stay. About 60 percent of the world's administrative professionals say they don't need to be in the office to be productive,...