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    Inspirational Quotes for Every Admin

    It's easy to get down in the dumps sometimes, especially when you think no one notices all the hard work you do. Motivation is a tough thing to hold on to - so that's why we've gathered a collection of the most inspiring quotes for administrative professionals in any field, to remind you that the work you do does matter. It ...
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    Bill Lampton, Ph.D.

    [photo:18216] AdminSecret Featured Writer and Partner Bill Lampton, Ph.D.--author of The Complete Communicator: Change Your Communication, Change Your Life!--has worked closely with administrative professionals throughout his career. First, he relied on their vital assistance as vice president of three colleges, and then a medical center. Since 1997, he has worked closely with office support internationally while planning his keynote speeches, seminars, ...
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    Take Off with Deep Travel Discounts

    Take Off with Deep Travel Discounts
    At least some good news is coming from the dismal economy: It hasn't been this cheap to fly in years. With fewer people getting on planes, carriers have been forced to drastically reduce fares to attract customers and keep up with the competition. *The cost of many flights is down 30% to 50% from a year ago at this time.* Last ...
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    Spill Your Secrets On AdminSecret's Anonymous Forums

    Spill Your Secrets On AdminSecret's Anonymous Forums
    Do you have a secret office crush? Do you want to tell that witch in accounting where she can stick that file? Is your coworker's fashion sense less cosmopolitan and just more... confused? Dish, rant, spill in AdminSceret's popular Anonymous Forums. Tell all in this totally-fun and totally-safe discussion zone. It's like your own online journal/ punching bag/ best listener ever. ...
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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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    Email Etiquette: How to Write it Right

    Email Etiquette: How to Write it Right
    If you’ve ever begged IT to stop a sent email in its tracks, or wasted an entire morning sifting through an unruly inbox, it might just be time for an email refresher course. In this age of BlackBerry-toting professionals connected by email around globe, it's crucial to abide by the written (and unwritten) rules of email communications. You don’t want to ...
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    Ways to Beautify Yourself with Office Supplies

    Ways to Beautify Yourself with Office Supplies
    One of an admin’s priorities is to maintain a professional appearance at the office. But everybody inevitably runs into one of those hit-the-snooze-button- didn't-get-to-shower- couldn't-find-mascara- drop-off-kids-at-school- spilled-coffee-on-the-drive-to-work mornings. If you need a beauty refresher before happy hour, give yourself a makeover with items and supplies you can find around your office. Disclaimer: These tips are do-it-yourself - to yourself - using ...
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    On the Job Tips for New Admins

    On the Job Tips for New Admins
    Based on lessons I picked up over the years either from other administrative assistants, my bosses or from trial and error. Here are my top six things I would recommend you do well as a new administrative assistant: 1. Write it down When your boss asks you to do something, write it down, send yourself an e-mail reminder or put it ...
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    The Top 10 Web Sites for Admins (Besides AdminSecret)

    The Top 10 Web Sites for Admins (Besides AdminSecret)
    Chasing down information on the World Wide Web can leave you at one dead end after another. So how do you find a direct route to the answers you need? That's where this list of the 10 best sites for admins comes in. Think of it as your roadmap for the information superhighway, provided by administrative assistants just like you. CeoExpress ...
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    The Best Music Websites

    The Best Music Websites
    For When You Know What You Want to Listen To…. Grooveshark Grooveshark is an online music sharing site where you can make free playlists a listen to songs in their entirety from any song in their database (which is practically every song known to man) even if you don’t own them. How is it legal? “For every song sold in our ...
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    Best Written Resources and Books for Admins

    Monster asked approximately 100 admin pros which books, magazines and newsletters they found indispensable in their jobs. Here are the most popular selections: OfficePRO Published by the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), the field's largest professional organization, "this periodical has so many terrific articles that I can't begin to describe them all," says Debi Cain-Rivord CPS/CAP, executive assistant, sales, at ...
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    Is Technology Making You Bad at Your Job?

    Is Technology Making You Bad at Your Job?
    Technology is a beautiful thing. Most of us can’t imagine doing our jobs without it. But sometimes, overindulging in email, texts, and social networking might actually hinder your performance. We’ve identified five ways your iPhone, BlackBerry, Facebook and that endless information superhighway are actually making you worse at your job. Instant message is twisting your words (and making you lazy) Remember ...
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    Debunking Six Social Media Myths

    Debunking Six Social Media Myths
    For companies, resistance to social media is futile. Millions of people are creating content for the social Web. Your competitors are already there. Your customers have been there for a long time. If your business isn't putting itself out there, it ought to be. But before you take the plunge, bear in mind the many myths that surround social media. 1. ...
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    Welcome to AdminSecret!

    Welcome to AdminSecret!
    Hello and welcome to AdminSecret! AdminSecret is tailored to you — the modern, driven, multi-tasking, getting-the-impossible-done – administrative assistant. Whether you are a seasoned executive assistant or an aspiring admin, AdminSecret pulls together the career resources you need to make your job easier. We feature MS Office troubleshooting, booking business travel, resume essentials, expert job advice, salary and promotion guidance (just ...
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    Eight Ways to Take a Day for Yourself

    Even if you absolutely love your job you probably need a little mini-vacation from the office from time to time. You really, really could use a day off? Need a little bit of time to yourself for some much-needed rest and relaxation? Can’t bring yourself to be honest about it to your boss? Don't worry, we totally understand. It's important to ...
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    LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace Groups for Admins

    LinkedIn, Facebook and MySpace Groups for Admins
    Social networking has taken connecting with other professionals to a whole new level. How can you benefit from Web 2.0 for your current job or in your job-search? AdminSecret wants you to have the best resources to advance your career, even if it means you visit another website. A common feature found amongst the three largest networking sites – LinkedIn, Facebook ...
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    Sign Up for AdminSecret's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for AdminSecret's Weekly Newsletter
    Wanna hear from us? Every week, AdminSecret sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. It also showcases new and under-the-radar features you might have never know were there! Want in on the action? Follow these steps to be sure you know what's up from the top administrative community on the web... To receive the ...
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    AdminSecret's Featured Writers and Partners

    AdminSecret is lucky to host content from some of the most highly acclaimed and seasoned professionals in the administrative field. From authors to bloggers to a toy company, AdminSecret aims to deliver expert, applicable and fun advice and tips from the best in the business. Check out our list of Featured Authors and be sure to glance at their sites, too! ...
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    Link with AdminSecret

    Link with AdminSecret
    Have your own website? Have a MySpace account? Here's a great way to spread the word about AdminSecret. Just copy and paste the code from the text box below the image of your choice into the HTML body of your page. AdminSecret is now offering all admin and member-owned websites the opportunity for partnership and link swapping. Email: info@adminsecret.com for more ...
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    Tis' Better to Give than Receive? eGfits on AdminSecret

    Tis' Better to Give than Receive? eGfits on AdminSecret
    AdminSecret loves this entertaining and interactive feature, "eGifts":http://www.AdminSecret.com/gifts/new. Now you can give a variety of fun gifts to all of your friends. +*Give a Gift*+ You can use your personal points bank to give other AdminSecret users gifts. The balance of your points bank increases at the same rate that your reputation score increases. Each gift you give will reduce your ...
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