How many times a day do you need to jot down quick info? Chances are, it’s more than you can count. Whether it is taking notes at a meeting or making lists of things you need to do—or even saving a great idea that just popped into your head—there are many times when you need to save details so you can access them later. But keeping notes on paper isn’t always the best choice—it’s easy to lose those little scraps of paper, and plus it is much more convenient to have your notes in a digital format so you can save and access them.
I often hear people say they panic at the thought of taking meeting minutes and trying to transcribe everything being said and recording everything taking place. You don’t have to panic. Just follow these three tips:
Minute taking is a skill that great admins should develop. Just like anything in life, practice makes perfect. The more you take minutes and prepare them, the better you get. Fight against your fear of taking minutes and learn to do it properly and with confidence.
Instructor Christy Crump, 25-year veteran administrative professional and minute taker, will assist you in perfecting your minute taking skills so you continue to excel. This webinar will alleviate the stress, confusion and fear that taking meeting minutes often causes.
Minute taking is an essential skill that great admins must develop. Just like anything in life, practice makes perfect. Join Christy Crump, 25-year veteran administrative professional and minute taker, for this two-part, in-depth webinar.
The first day (101), September 11, 2013:
Emphasis is placed on how to prepare for a meeting, take notes and capture the pertinent information. We’ll cover the following:
Taking minutes is a skill that’s essential for all administrative professionals, but it can cause anxiety if you’re not sure what you’re doing. Whether you’re new to the administrative professional field or just want to brush up on your minute-taking skills, The Office Professional is here to help!
With Amazon’s recent release of the Kindle Fire and Apple’s impending debut of the iPhone 4S tomorrow, all of the talk in the office is about the latest technologies, how much they cost and how much they are going to change—for the better, of course—our lives. Print is dead, schoolchildren no longer learn how to write in cursive and the future of unfettered communication and seamless correspondence is finally here. Wait, do you have somewhere I can recharge my iPhone? It’s about to die.
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Minute taking is a skill high in demand, yet high in anxiety as well. Very few people have ever taken a course, and most don’t really know what they are doing (they are just following the example of the person before them).