02
May

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

For Australia, Friday, May 3rd marks the day to celebrate all Office Professionals. It’s not just a day of celebration and high fives; it’s a day to recognise the work of all your admins, PAs, EAs, receptionists and administrative support professionals. It’s about showing gratitude and recognising that they too are an integral part of the business.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!

02
Jan

3 sure-fire ways to kick in the motivation for 2019

First day back at work for the year is hard, isn’t it? Being the first day back it’s time to

20
Dec

10 tips for setting achievable New Year’s resolutions

Learning how to set realistic goals, and defining the steps that we need to achieve them, can be a valuable

12
Dec

Three must do online programs this holiday season

End of year holidays is my most favourite time of year. Take away the stress of the final push and

29
Aug

Interview with Akolade Speaker Louise Jarosz

We recently caught up with Louise and asked her some questions about her session at the Akolade, 5th EA/PA Public Sector