Take Your Work Partnership to the Next Level!

Ted and StacyI’m delighted to have been asked by OfficeTeam, the leading staffing agency specializing in placing highly skilled administrative professionals, to be a contributor on their corporate blog site.  Specifically, I was asked to write about my 10-year work partnership with Ted Gaebler, retired CEO/City Manager for the City of Rancho Cordova, California.  The article is titled “My Advice from an Admin: How You Can Improve Collaboration With Your Boss.” 

Work partnerships are critical to today’s workplace. It’s my belief that the CEO/Manager and administrative professional work partnership is one of the most important work partnerships that exist in business today. Today’s most effective work partnerships are team-oriented and collaborative as compared to the older more traditional model of an unbalanced work relationship.

If you haven’t already read Building A Partnership With Your Boss  by Jerry Wisinski, I would definitely recommend reading this informative book filled with great advice and ideas on how to build and strengthen your work partnerships. I have loaned this book to more executives, managers, and administrative professionals than any other book I own. Continue reading “Take Your Work Partnership to the Next Level!”

Think Like A Boss When Scheduling Meetings

8149460_sExecutives/Managers can have many demands placed upon them each day.  These demands can range anywhere from in-person meetings, national/international travel, social business gatherings, deal negotiations, phone calls/emails, and many more.  An executive/manager’s time needs to be respected and not undervalued. When scheduling meetings for your boss, think like a boss.  Continue reading “Think Like A Boss When Scheduling Meetings”

The Admin Job Description

9711605_sWhen was the last time you reviewed your job description—yesterday, last week, or last month? Has your job description been updated since you have been working in your position? Over time your position may have evolved into something very different since the day you were first hired.

Being an administrative professional is rarely a dull job. Some believe that a job description for an administrative professional can be summarized into one paragraph or a couple of pages. Surprise! Administrative professionals Continue reading “The Admin Job Description”

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

imagesCA0IXM2IAcross North America today, April 23, 2014, the spotlight will be on the administrative professional.  Why?  It’s Administrative Professionals Day!  Thank goodness for men and women who step into these critical careers to support leaders, managers, and businesses across the world.  Here’s some interesting facts about Administrative Professionals Day.  Did you know?   Continue reading “Happy Administrative Professionals Day!”

Welcome to the Grand Opening and Launch of “A Great Day’s Work”

Grand Opening“A Great Day’s Work” was created and launched to bring additional value to your career and work partnerships. One of my goals is to streamline the resources made available to administrative professionals and employers throughout the world. There are many resources that are incredible gems, and I want to make sure you know about them.  You will no longer need to spend your precious minutes searching on Google for resources. Once I have finished uploading all of these valuable resources, you will just need to remember one website www.agreatdayswork.com. Continue reading “Welcome to the Grand Opening and Launch of “A Great Day’s Work””