Administrative Blog

Read our blog posts for administrative professionals to get leadership and management advice, as well as tips to land an administrative job.

Resumania™: Certain Resume Mistakes are Impossible to Overlook

While it is true that a single typo on your resume can damage your chances of landing a job interview, all errors are not created equal. For example, if you’re a strong candidate with highly marketable skills, a hiring manager might be willing to ignore the fact that you wrote to instead of too.

4 Social Media Etiquette Tips for Workplace Friendships

Social platforms are rewriting the rules of networking and changing the face of friendship. Let’s face it: Whether we're checking photos of our friends on Facebook from our work computers or updating our status from our smartphones, few of us get through a day on the job without perusing, posting or liking something.

Microsoft Word Shortcuts: 8 Tips Every Admin Should Know

If you work in an office setting, chances are you use Microsoft Word. Mastering the basics of the program may seem easy, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. In fact, a multitude of Microsoft Word shortcuts are available that will save you time if you know how to use them.



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.

5 Challenging Interview Scenarios: How to Act Like A Pro

You’re in the market for a new job. You search and submit resumes to openings that are the best match to your background and qualifications. You get the call from an HR representative, who schedules time for you to meet the hiring manager, and you begin to think about the ideal outfit to wear for your meeting. Now comes the part of the job search process that can conjure up thoughts of uncertainty and maybe a little trepidation – the interview.