Managing Projects With SharePoint: 4 Features If you’ve used Microsoft SharePoint 2010 or 2013, you may already know how easy it is to set up a task list on a SharePoint site. In fact, it is a default inclusion on a SharePoint 2010 team site and a simple addition to a 2013 team site. But, there’s so much more capability for managing projects in SharePoint.  That’s why we’ve decided to offer a resource that details four must-know SharePoint features to help you take advantage of this great software for project management. This helpful guide shows you how to transform SharePoint into your own personal project manager, so you’re able to stay on top of each task — and eliminate unnecessary stress that usually comes with leading a project.  Access ‘Managing Projects With SharePoint: 4 Features’ at http://bit.ly/SharePointProjectsTB.

Managing Projects With SharePoint: 4 Features

If you’ve used Microsoft SharePoint 2010 or 2013, you may already know how easy it is to set up a task list on a SharePoint site. In fact, it is a default inclusion on a SharePoint 2010 team site and a simple addition to a 2013 team site. But, there’s so much more capability for managing projects in SharePoint.

That’s why we’ve decided to offer a resource that details four must-know SharePoint features to help you take advantage of this great software for project management. This helpful guide shows you how to transform SharePoint into your own personal project manager, so you’re able to stay on top of each task — and eliminate unnecessary stress that usually comes with leading a project.

Access ‘Managing Projects With SharePoint: 4 Features’ at http://bit.ly/SharePointProjectsTB.

Learn How to Communicate More Effectively With Your Administrative Assistant With the Help of This Free ResourceWe’ve partnered with workplace expert and assistant trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen to offer two guides that will teach you how to better communicate regularly with your assistant and listen to him or her, support your admin in training and professional development, and delegate tasks to him or her.Visit http://bit.ly/PerfectAssistantTB to download your copies.‘11 Things to Know About Hiring the Perfect Assistant’ will show you how to get clear about your needs from an assistant and communicate more effectively with your support system.With ‘Delegating With Confidence: Secrets From the Trenches,’ you’ll learn how to choose which work to delegate to your assistant, so productivity skyrockets and you’re able to focus on the areas of the business that you specialize in.The information in these guides will teach you how to establish a more open line of communication between you and your assistant, while enabling him or her to effectively support you.

Learn How to Communicate More Effectively With Your Administrative Assistant With the Help of This Free Resource

We’ve partnered with workplace expert and assistant trainer Bonnie Low-Kramen to offer two guides that will teach you how to better communicate regularly with your assistant and listen to him or her, support your admin in training and professional development, and delegate tasks to him or her.

Visit http://bit.ly/PerfectAssistantTB to download your copies.

‘11 Things to Know About Hiring the Perfect Assistant’ will show you how to get clear about your needs from an assistant and communicate more effectively with your support system.

With ‘Delegating With Confidence: Secrets From the Trenches,’ you’ll learn how to choose which work to delegate to your assistant, so productivity skyrockets and you’re able to focus on the areas of the business that you specialize in.

The information in these guides will teach you how to establish a more open line of communication between you and your assistant, while enabling him or her to effectively support you.

Is Your Staff This Clueless About Computer Viruses?

Has your computer ever been infected by a virus? It can be a big hassle, right? Watch this funny video about what happens when an office professional’s computer gets infected by the “Evil Dandelion” virus.

Infographic: America’s Top 5 Benefits
U.S. workers value health care and medical benefits above all other workplace perks. A new SHRM poll found these benefits were rated most important: http://ow.ly/ybAmt.
(Source: Society for Human Resource Management survey, May 2014)

Infographic: America’s Top 5 Benefits

U.S. workers value health care and medical benefits above all other workplace perks. A new SHRM poll found these benefits were rated most important: http://ow.ly/ybAmt.

(Source: Society for Human Resource Management survey, May 2014)

An all-time high 8,126 Fair Labor Standards Act cases were filed between April 1, 2013, and March 31, 2014—a 5% increase over last year, and a 426% increase over 20 years.
(Source: Seyfarth Shaw analysis of Federal Judicial Center data, May 2014)
Visit http://ow.ly/xWctO for the article.

An all-time high 8,126 Fair Labor Standards Act cases were filed between April 1, 2013, and March 31, 2014—a 5% increase over last year, and a 426% increase over 20 years.

(Source: Seyfarth Shaw analysis of Federal Judicial Center data, May 2014)

Visit http://ow.ly/xWctO for the article.

For Young Workers, What’s the New American Dream?
Job-seekers age 18-24 say passion, not paychecks, will define career choices that help them achieve their version of the “American Dream.” http://ow.ly/xQER5

For Young Workers, What’s the New American Dream?

Job-seekers age 18-24 say passion, not paychecks, will define career choices that help them achieve their version of the “American Dream.” http://ow.ly/xQER5

It’s three days before an event. You’re frantically trying to gather attendee lists, catering orders, room arrangements, speaker itineraries, agendas, presentation slides and meeting notes. Some are in documents on your hard drive. Other information is available on a website. Countless documents and notes are in your email inbox, somewhere. Does this chaos sound familiar? Fortunately, we’ve created a FREE guide on an application called Microsoft OneNote, which is already installed on your desktop, that can rescue you from all that insanity.  Imagine that you could simply reach up on your shelf and pull down a binder that has all the event information arranged neatly in one place, organized by easy-to-find tabs and color-coded to your liking. ‘How to Use OneNote for Event Collaboration’ will teach you how to transform OneNote into your event-planning notebook to effectively organize the components of the event that you’re putting together. Access this great resource here: http://bit.ly/OneNoteEventCollaborationTB.

It’s three days before an event. You’re frantically trying to gather attendee lists, catering orders, room arrangements, speaker itineraries, agendas, presentation slides and meeting notes. Some are in documents on your hard drive. Other information is available on a website. Countless documents and notes are in your email inbox, somewhere. Does this chaos sound familiar?

Fortunately, we’ve created a FREE guide on an application called Microsoft OneNote, which is already installed on your desktop, that can rescue you from all that insanity.

Imagine that you could simply reach up on your shelf and pull down a binder that has all the event information arranged neatly in one place, organized by easy-to-find tabs and color-coded to your liking. ‘How to Use OneNote for Event Collaboration’ will teach you how to transform OneNote into your event-planning notebook to effectively organize the components of the event that you’re putting together.

Access this great resource here: http://bit.ly/OneNoteEventCollaborationTB.

Managers: Challenge Learners to Dig for Insight Training works best when you turn employees into participants. Give them a chance to shape their learning, rather than spoon-feed information to them, and they’ll feel more engaged. Deep learning occurs when you establish the right conditions. The goal is to enable employees to forge neural connections so that their skills and in­­sights are easier to tap.
Here’s the 3 steps to do this: http://ow.ly/x1t3S

Managers: Challenge Learners to Dig for Insight

Training works best when you turn employees into participants. Give them a chance to shape their learning, rather than spoon-feed information to them, and they’ll feel more engaged.

Deep learning occurs when you establish the right conditions. The goal is to enable employees to forge neural connections so that their skills and in­­sights are easier to tap.

Here’s the 3 steps to do this: http://ow.ly/x1t3S

Get That Promotion by Making Yourself Replaceable We hope you had a wonderful Administrative Professionals Week! We also hope your organization recognized you for all of the hard work you put into running your office throughout the entire year. As a follow-up for Admin Pro Week and our emphasis on strengthening essential skills that the best admins possess, we’re offering a free guide with tips to help you make yourself replaceable … When we say make yourself replaceable, we mean enable yourself to advance in your career and not stay stuck in the same job while others move ahead. If your boss is raving about the work you do, be careful that he or she doesn’t think you’re so good at your job that no one will ever be able to take over the position for you. That could mean your boss expects you to remain in that job indefinitely while other professionals advance in the ranks.
Our guide ‘Make Yourself Replaceable!’ offers great strategies to enable your competence on the job to propel you forward, rather than hold you back. Access it at http://bit.ly/MakeYourselfReplaceableTB.
‘Make Yourself Replaceable!’ will show you how to set yourself up for career advancement by training possible successors for your current position, determining opportunities for your next role in your organization, and letting your boss know you’re interested in promotion opportunities.

Get That Promotion by Making Yourself Replaceable

We hope you had a wonderful Administrative Professionals Week! We also hope your organization recognized you for all of the hard work you put into running your office throughout the entire year.

As a follow-up for Admin Pro Week and our emphasis on strengthening essential skills that the best admins possess, we’re offering a free guide with tips to help you make yourself replaceable …

When we say make yourself replaceable, we mean enable yourself to advance in your career and not stay stuck in the same job while others move ahead.

If your boss is raving about the work you do, be careful that he or she doesn’t think you’re so good at your job that no one will ever be able to take over the position for you. That could mean your boss expects you to remain in that job indefinitely while other professionals advance in the ranks.

Our guide ‘Make Yourself Replaceable!’ offers great strategies to enable your competence on the job to propel you forward, rather than hold you back. Access it at http://bit.ly/MakeYourselfReplaceableTB.

‘Make Yourself Replaceable!’ will show you how to set yourself up for career advancement by training possible successors for your current position, determining opportunities for your next role in your organization, and letting your boss know you’re interested in promotion opportunities.

Last Chance to Receive Our Gifts for Administrative Professionals Week! We hope you’re having a wondering Admin Pro Week and really getting the recognition you deserve for all of the hard work you put toward keeping your office running smoothly. You don’t want to miss the giveaways we offered throughout the week. Access them at the following links: • ‘Team Building Toolkit,’ a packet of training articles and forms to help you strengthen your admin team in order to keep your office running smoothly and productively: http://bit.ly/TeamBuildingToolkitTB • Office technology training video, presented by Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel, ‘How to Navigate Big Documents in Microsoft Word With Ease’: http://bit.ly/NavigateWordTB • ‘Tip Card: Creating an SOP Manual,’ guide with strategies for putting together an effective procedures manual: http://bit.ly/SOPManualTipCardTB. With this free resource, you also have the opportunity to subscribe to our ‘Administrative Professional Today’ newsletter for 25% off the usual price, making it only $36 for a one-year subscription! • Quiz: How Would You Save the Boss From Disaster (everyone who takes the quiz gets to download a free S.M.A.R.T. Goal Planner): https://bit.ly/AdminProWeekQuiz • See the winning responses of our pre-Administrative Professionals Week survey: http://bit.ly/AdminProWeekSurveyWinners

Last Chance to Receive Our Gifts for Administrative Professionals Week!

We hope you’re having a wondering Admin Pro Week and really getting the recognition you deserve for all of the hard work you put toward keeping your office running smoothly.

You don’t want to miss the giveaways we offered throughout the week. Access them at the following links:

• ‘Team Building Toolkit,’ a packet of training articles and forms to help you strengthen your admin team in order to keep your office running smoothly and productively: http://bit.ly/TeamBuildingToolkitTB

• Office technology training video, presented by Microsoft Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel, ‘How to Navigate Big Documents in Microsoft Word With Ease’: http://bit.ly/NavigateWordTB

• ‘Tip Card: Creating an SOP Manual,’ guide with strategies for putting together an effective procedures manual: http://bit.ly/SOPManualTipCardTB. With this free resource, you also have the opportunity to subscribe to our ‘Administrative Professional Today’ newsletter for 25% off the usual price, making it only $36 for a one-year subscription!

• Quiz: How Would You Save the Boss From Disaster (everyone who takes the quiz gets to download a free S.M.A.R.T. Goal Planner): https://bit.ly/AdminProWeekQuiz

• See the winning responses of our pre-Administrative Professionals Week survey: http://bit.ly/AdminProWeekSurveyWinners