Read our blog posts for administrative professionals to get leadership and management advice, as well as tips to land an administrative job.
Resumania™: Beware the Risks of Resume Humor
With April Fools’ Day just around the corner it’s time to bust out the whoopee cushions. While pulling some harmless pranks around the office is generally fine, keep the resume humor to a minimum.
Book Review: 'Leaders Eat Last' by Simon Sinek
“Leaders are the ones willing to look out for those to the left of them and those to the right of them. Leaders are the ones who are willing to give up something of their own for us. Their time, their energy, their money, maybe even the food off their plate. When it matters, leaders choose to eat last.”
Resumania™: Add ‘Dust Off Resume’ to Your Spring Cleaning Checklist
Spring has almost sprung. As you begin making your annual spring-cleaning to-do list, remember to dust off your resume. Periodically updating your resume is just as critical as clearing out junk drawers and tidying up your desk.
Resumania™: Emphasize Accomplishments Over Job Duties in Your Resume
When crafting their resumes, many applicants make the mistake of developing exhaustive laundry lists of every job duty they’ve performed. The problem is that prospective employers are far more interested in the impact you made than the tasks you handled.
5 Networking Questions to Help You Make the Most of LinkedIn
Sure, you know how to send an invite to other LinkedIn members, but making the most of these valuable connections involves more than just adding them to your network. The real key to maximizing your LinkedIn membership is to employ the same techniques during online networking that you’d use for face-to-face interactions. That often means asking the right networking questions when interacting with others individually and in LinkedIn groups.