Read our blog posts for administrative professionals to get leadership and management advice, as well as tips to land an administrative job.
Dialing In: Phone Interview Tips for Making the Right Impression
Phone interviews are common for first-round screening of job candidates. They allow an employer to quickly get a feel for who you are and how you communicate.
Since a phone call will likely be your first chance to make a killer impression, you have to take it seriously and do the prep work. Here’s how:
Resumania™: “Idea Wizards” and “Zen Masters” Need Not Apply
Creativity is generally a good attribute for a job candidate to possess. That being said, don’t get creative with your job title when writing your resume or cover letter.
5 Excel Tips and Tricks for Fixing Your Broken Formulas
Do you have math anxiety? Do thoughts of formulas and spreadsheets keep you up at night? Don’t despair. Here are five hacks to fix faulty formulas.
Resumania™: And the Award for Worst Resume “Honors” Section Goes To …
All honors are not equal. For example, being named your company’s “Employee of the Year” will likely impress prospective employers; winning a neighborhood poker tournament probably won’t hold as much weight. Many applicants make the mistake of including so-called honors and accomplishments in their resumes that are dated or irrelevant to the job they’re seeking.
An Admin’s Advice: How to Improve Collaboration with the Boss
Collaborating with your boss can be one of the most challenging — and rewarding — aspects of your job. Learn what an award-winning administrative professional suggests for improving working relationships.