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Futureproofing Yourself: Enjoying Longevity in your Career

Gone are the days where the main requirements for administrative professionals are solely to type documents and answer phones. In a constantly evolving world, one needs to have a varying array of skills, to have a long-lasting career. Acquiring new skills and planning your development for the future is what’s known as futureproofing yourself. Futureproofing […]

7 Ways to Achieve a Stable Work-Life Balance!
7 Ways to Achieve a Stable Work-Life Balance

In today’s world, it is growing increasingly difficult to achieve a stable work-life balance. Working in the administrative profession, you are faced with numerous challenges and stressful situations daily. These high pressure situations can cause us to go onto ‘auto-pilot’ in our personal lives and focus all our energy on our work. Despite constant work […]

Thrive in Open-Plan
4 Ways how to Thrive, and not just Survive in an Open-Plan Office

As an administrative professional, you’re probably used to thriving in the tasks you do. Completing these tasks can be made harder when dealing with the distractions that come with working in an open-plan office. Not to worry, we’ve come up with some great tips to help you focus on being the asset that you are. […]

Handle Difficult People
4 Ways to Handle Difficult People Effectively

There always seems to be at least that one person who knows just how to rub you off the wrong way. It could be a colleague, a client or even someone you know in your personal life. So how do handle difficult people and prevent a problematic situation from becoming explosive? Dealing with difficult behaviour […]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Realising the True Power of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is fast-becoming one of the most important and powerful attributes for administrative professionals. It’s a common buzzword which has a significant impact on all facets of our lives, but more so in the workplace. Back in the day, people were solely judged on their IQ. But the world has changed and the […]