Read our blog posts for administrative professionals to get leadership and management advice, as well as tips to land an administrative job.
Resumania™: Watch Every Word When Writing a Resume
When writing a resume, the spell-check function can be your best friend. But don’t rely on it entirely. As we all know, it won’t catch every error. In particular, it’s unlikely to flag a word that is spelled correctly but used incorrectly.
Office Politics and How to Rise Above the Drama
It doesn’t take long after joining the workforce to realize there’s more to professional success as an administrative professional than following the employee handbook. Even at the best of companies, you must be adept at dealing with office politics: those unspoken rules that help you work well with others and get ahead.
Resumania™: Writing Cover Letters Is Key
Is writing cover letters important? Uh, yeah, it is! Ninety-one percent of executives polled by Robert Half said cover letters are valuable when evaluating job candidates.
Resumania™: Writing a Good Resume Means Writing a Clean Resume
Let’s face it, writing a good resume is hard. One of the most difficult things about the process is that it requires intense attention to detail. In fact, 76 percent of executives surveyed by Robert Half said just one or two typos in a resume would remove applicants from consideration for a job; 40 percent said a single typo was enough to ruin your chances.
Find a Great Mentor with These 7 Tips
There are many essential ingredients to a successful career, but one that people often overlook is having a mentor. These individuals can provide guidance that can help you in your current role and steer you towards a rewarding professional path.