Running a front desk can be challenging! If you work for a company that has a lot of interpersonal interaction over the phone and in person, it can be a constant exercise in patience, attitude, prioritizing, and time management. It seems that everything happens at once at a busy front desk and that you rarely
In the real world of business, turn over happens. Whether you cut ties with an under performing employee, experience layoffs within your company, or a star performer decides to join the competition or move across the country, turn over happens. Along with the expense of hiring and training new employees comes an expense that many
Administrative Professionals Day, Wednesday, April 22nd – Don’t forget to plan ahead and recognize the Administrative Professionals on you team! Recognition can go beyond flowers to include gift certificates for shopping or a spa, lunch with the boss or even time off. Some companies have even supplied a temporary employee to cover a much deserved
Celebrity Staff recently honored administrative professionals and those working in the legal field during Administrative Professional’s Day on April 22 and Law Day on May 1. Admin Day, formerly known as Professional Secretaries Day, was created by The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), formally called the National Secretaries Association, as an event to recognize
As a job seeker in a tough job market, it can be tempting, if not necessary, to take a job that is below your skill level in order to keep working. In these situations, the fear of hearing, “You’re overqualified for the position” can be a concern. The key to overcoming this hurdle is to
More than 90 percent of Americans have experienced a problem at work because of a poor night's sleep, according to Tempur-Pedic's 2009 Wellness Survey. One in four admit to shirking duties on the job for the same reason, either calling in sick or napping during work hours.
A new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) shows that for new college graduates in this tight economy, becoming the perfect job candidate is a tall order.