Career Advice

Vacation Time? How to Craft an Effective Out-of-Office Message

A chalkboard sign with "out of office" written on itA chalkboard sign with "out of office" written on it

You booked the flight and hotel room months ago. You’ve crossed everything off of your to-do list, and your inbox is clear. There’s one last thing for you to do before you take off on your trip: Write and activate the out-of-office message on your email.


Start Your Career by Becoming an Administrative Assistant

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We all want to start at the top — or as close to it as we can get. Well, what if your first professional job could bring you in contact with company leaders, while also offering a rising salary, increasingly challenging work and the ability to work in virtually any geography or industry?


8 Tips for Organizing Your Desk

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Spring is upon us, and that means spring cleaning may be on your mind. Knowing how to organize your desk can improve your productivity and enhance your professional image. In fact, according to an OfficeTeam survey, 83 percent of human resource managers said the appearance of a person’s workspace affects their perception of that individual’s professionalism.