07
Aug

Presentation tips to boost your confidence

There may come a time when you will need to speak in front of your team, your entire company or even outside of your organisation. Doing so can present a tremendous professional opportunity, but it can come at a price, particularly if public speaking is not your forte or you are an introvert.

With just a few simple tips, you can come across as confident and professional. Don’t believe me? Just try these out for yourself!

Hint: it all comes down to preparation.

04
Aug

Top strategies for breaking habits that stop you from work-life balance

The following five strategies can help you cut through all the interference generated by these distractions and help you create greater balance and harmony in your life. Simplifying and organising your life paves the way for greater strength and resilience and increases your level of success as an office professional.

25
Jun

Using LinkedIn like a Boss

With LinkedIn being the biggest professional online networking platform, here are the things you need to know and do to get started.

20
Jun

How to plan, organise and execute a corporate event with ease

Organising corporate events can be daunting! From trying to impress your boss, liaise with important clients and keep everyone happy, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. A great corporate event planner is efficient, creative and most importantly organised! This is your go-to event checklist for your corporate event management. Whether it’s a casual office celebration, or something on the fancier side, these are all the steps you will need to get ahead and plan for success.

02
May

Happy Office Professionals Day! | Ten ways you can thank your admin team and assistant

Whether you’re a manager, fellow admin professional or team leader, it’s in your hands to make someone’s day. If you’re stuck for ideas, we’re here to help! Please take a look at 10 of our favourite ways to show your gratitude and say thank you below.

14
Mar

When $*!^ hits the fan. A guide to keeping your cool under pressure.

If you’ve ever experienced a crisis in the office then you will be able to relate to how all fellow office professionals in the Facebook and Instagram offices felt this morning.Tight chest, head swirling, feeling sick, what feels like a million phone calls and emails to answer. These are just some of the instant things that happen to us when something goes really wrong.Thing is, we’ve all been there right?Here’s our favourite tips for keeping your cool under pressure. Don’t forget to share yours in the comments below, because after all, we’re in this together!

05
Mar

If your career’s not your vocation, give up your day job

Do you love what you do? If you have a job you don’t enjoy, that’s okay – it’s just a job. A job pays the bills and you don’t have to love it if it serves that purpose. If you want a job you love then read this!

24
Feb

Why you need to be a Connector when networking

When we hear the word networking, we tend to first think of social events allowing us to meet new people,

21
Jan

Step IN To Rediscover Your Motivation

Lack of motivation can have a serious effect on your positivity levels, not to mention, reduce your productivity. While it is something that can easily be disguised in the short term, if it’s not nipped it in the bud quickly, it will soon become evident to others that you aren’t pulling your weight. Before that happens, try these motivation tactics on for size. Trust me! You will be glad you did.

09
Jan

5 Signs you’re ready to go virtual

If you value structured work hours, the security of a full-time, permanent job and the company of your work colleagues, being a virtual assistant probably isn’t for you.

But if you can relate to the following, you might be ready to take the exciting leap from employee to a virtual assistant and business owner!