Work/Life Balance >> Browse Articles

Browse Work/Life Balance Articles

  • Rate

    Upcoming Software: Microsoft Achieve for Time Management

    Upcoming Software: Microsoft Achieve for Time Management
    Being able to focus at work is tough in any organization, but Microsoft's (MSFT) flat and freewheeling culture can make the problem especially acute. The sprawling company has so many intertwined product groups that keeping up with all the developments around campus can become a job in itself. "At Microsoft, e-mails fly around, and you get hooked into so many meetings ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Beat the Heat this Summer with Uncooking

    Beat the Heat this Summer with Uncooking
    With summer approaching quickly, here in Boston we've had a good amount of sun and the kind of temperatures that beg you to open the windows and feel the breeze. As the weather warms, I typically start craving different things. The outdoors, for instance! And instead of stews and soups, I want salads or sushi. Instead of Shiraz, I want sangria. ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
  • +1

    35 Tips for Working in Your Workout

    35 Tips for Working in Your Workout
    You had great intentions. You joined a gym. You bought a treadmill. You bought the Wii Fit. But somewhere between the commitment and the reality, you found reason after reason that kept you from getting to it today. Tomorrow, you promised yourself, only to repeat the process all over again. If this sounds familiar, don’t despair. It is a trap so ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +1

    Answers to the Weird Vocabulary IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Weird Vocabulary IQ Quiz
    AdminSecret created the Weird Vocabulary IQ quiz to test how much you know about the weirdest words in the English language. Here's the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Weird Vocabulary IQ quiz and we hope you had fun!
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +2

    It Pays to Listen: Management Talks

    It Pays to Listen: Management Talks
    If 2009 was characterised by staff worrying about whether they will keep their jobs, in 2010 - which is showing tentative signs of recovery - the boot could be on the other foot. This time, it is employers that could be worrying about how they manage to keep hold of the talented staff, the ones that survived the recession, but who ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
  • +2

    Fitness Advice from Cops and Firefighters

    Fitness Advice from Cops and Firefighters
    What’s one thing we all have in common with police officers and firefighters? While most of us probably don’t risk our lives on a daily basis, wear a uniform, or drive a vehicle equipped with a siren, the need to stay physically fit is something we can all relate to. Stew Smith, a former Navy SEAL and author of several fitness ...
    Published almost 7 years ago | Rated: +2
  • Rate

    Google 411 Via Telephone!

    Google 411 Via Telephone!
    I was introduced to Google when I went back to work as an assistant in a law firm in Ottawa. I had taken time off to raise my daughter and when I came back computer technology had gone from DOS to Windows and the Internet was becoming very popular. I shied away from it however. I was happy just to know ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
  • +1

    Equality at Home = Equality at Work?

    Equality at Home = Equality at Work?
    What does the equal division of labor in the home have to do with women’s success in Corporate America? A lot. Even in this century, women continue to have a disproportionate amount of the workload at home. I have been shocked when I talk to women with high-powered careers and seemingly enlightened husbands, who tell me the reality of their house. ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +1

    Reward Yourselves, Admins!

    Reward Yourselves, Admins!
    As you celebrate Administrative Professionals Week this year, begin by giving to yourself. Let the following tips be your guide. h4. *E-Learn a New Skill* Enhance your marketability as an admin by learning a new software skill without leaving the comfort of your computer. Stay competitive by taking a course in JavaScript, FrontPage or DreamWeaver, or enroll in an online certification ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +1

    New Discount for AdminSecret Members!

    New Discount for AdminSecret Members!
    We're very excited to announce a new partnership with agreeAdate! They will be offering AdminSecret members 25% off the cost of their upgraded service - but the normal service is totally free, so user-friendly and easy for participants. How does agreeAdate work? agreeAdate will send a personalised email invitation to your invitees containing a link to your reply page. The form ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +1

    Woody Harrelson Marries Former Assistant

    Woody Harrelson Marries Former Assistant
    From the original blog post Woody Harrelson Marries Former Assistant A hearty mazel tov to Woody Harrelson and his longtime partner Laura Louie, who were married last weekend in Maui, Hawaii. The couple have been together for almost 20 years and have three daughters aged 15, 12, and 2. Celebrity friends including Owen Wilson, Willie Nelson, and Sean Penn attended the ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +1

    Slideshow: Signs of the Times

    Slideshow: Signs of the Times
    From quirky advertising and job-hunting tactics to random acts of desperation, these days it feels like signs of the recession are everywhere we look. Literally. Some are funny, clever or thought-provoking. Others are downright depressing. We’ve combed the web to find a collection of photos that best exemplify the uncertain times we're living in. Begin Slideshow
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • Rate

    Signs of the Times

    A Recession Special that doesn't involve hot dogs or a bowl of chili. This bike - on Broadway and 96th Street in New York - is advertised for 30% off its original price. h4. **_-> 1 out of 13 ->>_** [page] Forget the government - God has a bailout plan for Main Street h4. **_-> 2 out of 13 ->>_** ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
  • Rate

    Don't Worry, Be Happy: Is Anxiety Genetic?

    Don't Worry, Be Happy: Is Anxiety Genetic?
    It’s 7 a.m. on Saturday morning and your phone starts ringing. Who could it be but your mom stressing about the latest doomsday email forward in her inbox? You roll your eyes and thank the good heavens you’re not a worrywart like your mother … until three days later when you find yourself losing sleep over what you’d do if that ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
  • +1

    Is Technology Driving You Crazy?

    Is Technology Driving You Crazy?
    Don't you love it when your thinking or beliefs are supported by something you read by several experts? I do! And that is just what happened to me. During my vacation in California with my husband, we were reading the morning newspapers; I was reading my favorite, USA Today. Dave was reading the Los Angeles Times and he started blurting out ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +1

    6 Technology Trends That Will Change How You Do Business in 2010

    Out with the old and in with the new! The past decade revolutionized how we do business but there is plenty more to look forward to in 2010. Below is a sneak peak of coming attractions to get excited about. 1. Phone Liberation 2. Cloud Computing 3. The End of Paper 4. The Battle for Local 5. Social Spending 6. Mobile ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +2

    Believe in yourself...or no one else will

    Believe in yourself...or no one else will
    Throughout the many Virtual Assistant communities that I belong to, I often see a LOT of untapped potential. I see aspiring, new and even established Virtual Assistants who have it in them to command top dollar for their work, to create businesses that truly give them the flexible schedule they crave and to ONLY work with clients who respect them and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +2
  • +6

    From Lotion to Tea: 15 Workplace Lifesavers

    From Lotion to Tea: 15 Workplace Lifesavers
    Have you ever arrived at work and realized you forgot something small, yet critical, at home? Like your I-must-have-it-everyday-or-I’ll-die chapstick? Well, here is AdminSecret’s list of office essentials, must-have supplies to stash away at your desk to help you avoid those minor panic moments in the future. [photo:12935] Beauty Supplies Dry Shampoo Available in spray or powder forms, dry shampoo will ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +6
  • +1

    AdminSecret's Laptop Buying Guide

    AdminSecret's Laptop Buying Guide
    Over the last few years, laptops have become powerful, portable, and inexpensive enough that it's easy to get by without a desktop machine. As laptops have become more of a default than a luxury, the range of features, models, and prices has expanded greatly. Sorting through all those options isn't always easy, but these 10 rules for laptop buying should help ...
    Published over 8 years ago | Rated: +1
  • +3

    Answers to the Fashion IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Fashion IQ Quiz
    We created the Fashion IQ Quiz to test how much you know about all things fashionable. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Fashion IQ Quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) You’ll get your Birkin ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
AdminSecret School Finder

Save time in your search for a degree program. Use AdminSecret's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.


* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.

Recent Activity

Photo_user_blank_big
romanico received the quiz result of "21-50% correct: Good effort", about 1 month ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
tmiller received the quiz result of "Satisfactory", about 1 month ago.
003_max30
new2admin gave a thumbs down to The Article "6 Ways Finding a Dream Job Is Like Finding Your Soul Mate", about 1 month ago.
Photo_user_blank_big
kinsh1987 received the quiz result of "Legal Secretary ", about 1 month ago.
Contactphoto-img_20141211_175940_max30
LoraJ commented on: "Lora Coats", 2 months ago.