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    How To Fix A Broken Slide Projector

    A slide projector is a great way to store, share and show photos, presentations and other information. But what do you do when your slide projector is having problems. How to fix it can be a simple matter of jiggling a few wires, cords or cables, or taking the entire projector apart and taking a peek as to what's inside. The ...
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    Tips On Projector Rentals

    Anyone who has staffed a tradeshow booth or led a training session can tell you the value of projector rentals. Here is just a small sample of the feedback shared with us by sales and training professionals: •Travel Hassles - Projectors are extremely fragile. Traveling with them is problematic. With projector rentals, business travelers can book a rental and have it ...
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    Planning a Trip for Your Boss: The Checklist

    Planning a Trip for Your Boss: The Checklist
    Follow our four important steps to ensure planning a trip for your boss goes smoothly: - Step 1: The Pre-Trip Discussion - Step 2: Booking the Flight - Step 3: Arranging the Hotel and Transportation -The Final Step: Go Over the Details with Your Boss Step 1: The Pre-Trip Discussion When you start your administrative work for anyone, you need to ...
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    How to Make Your Cubicle Not Feel Like a Chokehold

    How to Make Your Cubicle Not Feel Like a Chokehold
    For many otherwise happy workers, the cubicle is the bane of modern work life. Although cubicles give the illusion of privacy, those little walls are easily penetrated by your cube mates' incessant sounds and conversations. Not only is a lack of cube etiquette a problem, but spending most of your workday sitting can also make you feel like your muscles have ...
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    How to Write a Job Analysis and Description

    How to Write a Job Analysis and Description
    The employees you hire can make or break your business. While you may be tempted to hire the first person who walks in the door - "just to get it over with" - doing so can be a fatal error. A small company cannot afford to carry deadwood on staff; so start smart by taking time to figure out your staffing ...
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    A 12 Step Program to Survive as an Admin

    A 12 Step Program to Survive as an Admin
    AdminSecret knows it can be tough out there for an Admin. That's why we're higlighting this insightful survival guide from Patricia Robb, one of our favorite featured writers. Enjoy! My grandson has started walking. He turned 1 year old on October 8th and shortly after that he just took off. He has a unique way of walking. He takes about 12 ...
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    Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

    Do you have trouble figuring out how to call a client or even a colleague in another country? Do you want to fax some documents to a client, but not sure if the fax number you are dialing will be correct?I had the same trouble in the past, since I have to fax quite a few documents to clients on a ...
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    Going Checklist Crazy

    Going Checklist Crazy
    I am organizing a Board meeting and I have checklists and to-do lists coming out of my ears. I'm sure my assistant must think I am the Checklist and To-Do List Queen. Making a List, Checking it Twice The Board meeting I am preparing for is a two-day event and I don't want to forget anything that I need to do ...
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    Top 10 Tips for Attending a Conference

    Top 10 Tips for Attending a Conference
    When you attend a conference related to your area of expertise, you will get opportunities to communicate with nationally known leaders of your profession--colleagues you recognize by reputation and through their articles and books. How do you get the most out of the conference, to strengthen your job performance permanently? I can respond to that question, because for twenty-two years I ...
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    Kind of VoIP Phone Is Right for You?

    Kind of VoIP Phone Is Right for You?
    VoIP phones are the phones used with Voice over Internet Protocol technology. VoIP is the technology used to transmit audio as data or Packets over the Internet to either a computer user or to a landline telephone. VoIP is increasing in popularity, as it is highly valued for its great quality, low cost, and incredible features. VoIP is gaining respect, as ...
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    How I Got a Grip on My Workweek

    How I Got a Grip on My Workweek
    The goal: 10 extra hours in my week. The plan of attack: none. That's pretty much where I was when Marian Bateman, a productivity coach with the David Allen Co., walked into my office. As executive editor at BusinessWeek, I'm responsible for getting the print edition into your hands each week, and I spend a lot of hours doing it. Just ...
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    5 Tips to Reduce your Company's Communication Expenses

    Second only to Payroll, communications is the largest expense facing most businesses today. GILL Technologies is a solutions firm that specializes in helping businesses to manage their communications expenses and reduce over all costs by up to 50%. Below are 5 tips for reducing your company’s communications expenses. 1. Check Your Bills for Errors: This tip is so obvious that many ...
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    Book It: The Best Hotels for Business Travel

    Book It: The Best Hotels for Business Travel
    With some budget hotels offering free in-room Wi-Fi, ergonomic work spaces, high-thread-count linens and rewards programs, you might want to consider trading down, at least for short trips. In any price range, Expedia, Travelocity, and Orbitz can be good places to start. Hotels.com finds rates on more than 70,000 properties worldwide; Priceline lets you request particular hotels. The reviews at Trip­Advisor.com ...
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    Time Management Comes with Purging Your Surroundings, Says Expert Organizer

    Time Management Comes with Purging Your Surroundings, Says Expert Organizer
    I hear it all the time: I don't have enough time! The truth is everyone has the same amount of time that everyone else does . . . 24 little hours! Time is a limited commodity. Duh! I know that with our busy lifestyles, there never seems to be enough of it! If you want more of it, it's time to ...
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    5 Simple Tips for Having a Successful Conference Call and Keeping Everyone Interested and Motivated

    Conference call is a very convenient and cost effective way for having a meeting at any time in any place. This is because you don't need to waste time and money in traveling expenses and all the fees associated with it. In fact, you can have a conference call right at the comfort of your own home, provided that you have ...
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    What Does Your Voice Say About You?

    What Does Your Voice Say About You?
    From the original blog post "What Does Your Voice Say About You?" I’ll probably get a bit of ‘hate mail’ for this one, but I’m going to say it here anyway. I received a phone call from a lady who had seen my advert in the Yellow Pages and she wanted to know how she could become one of the people ...
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    Why Are There Lines on My Copies? (And How to Get Rid of Them!)

    Why Are There Lines on My Copies? (And How to Get Rid of Them!)
    Why are there Lines on my Copies? (And How to Get Rid of Them!) Have you ever made a copy and noticed that there are lines running down the length of the page? This article is about identifying image defects or lines that a Key-Operator (Person responsible for the equipment.) can fix on their own and lines that need a repair ...
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    Go Out and Play: Planning Company Retreats

    Go Out and Play: Planning Company Retreats
    Say "company retreat" at the office, and suddenly employees cringe imagining stuffy conference rooms and mind-numbing lectures. That's not a retreat; that's a meeting--and it's neither inspirational nor effective. If you want a new way to motivate a dream team, try "play" first and "work" second. Drew Warmington, 41, founder and CEO of iLeads.com in Newport Beach, California, lets his employees ...
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    Hiring and Orienting a New Employee

    Hiring and Orienting a New Employee
    Editor's note: This article was excerpted from Managing a Small Business Made Easy, which is a guide to the essential elements - including human resources, customer service, advertising, finances and advisors - you need to be successful. I was working late one night to complete an important project for our company, a medium-sized manufacturer of agricultural and industrial equipment. It happened ...
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    The Beginner's Guide to Social Media Success

    Getting connected online is practically a requirement these days. It's the latest way to make new friends, stay in touch, and — best of all — network. And with HR departments adding social media recruiting to their repertoire, it's also a great way to get a job! But jumping online isn't as easy as you might think. If you're going ...
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