Do you know what a MOOC is? It may sound funny, but it can be a seriously valuable resource for you. MOOC stands for massive open online course. Basically, these are free or inexpensive online courses available to anyone—and they are being offered with increasing frequency by many big-name schools, including Harvard and MIT. You don’t get college credit for the courses, but it’s a good way to learn new skills or information, and may also be a way for you to do a trial run if you are considering going back to school as a paying student.
Did your 2012 annual review look much like your 2011 one? If so, you’re not alone. A new study by the authors of the New York Times best-seller Change Anything reveals that 43 percent of employees experienced a déjà vu performance review -- receiving the same negative feedback that surfaces year after year.
Bill Gates. Warren Buffett. Condoleezza Rice. All great leaders. All introverts.
Introverts may be less noisy, but they actually outnumber extroverts in the workplace. Even in the corner office, a full 40% of high-level executives describe themselves as introverts.
In today’s extroverted business world, introverts can sometimes feel overlooked, excluded and misunderstood. But being an introvert doesn’t mean you can’t be a great leader ... and this workshop can set you on that path.
These days, employers often expect works—especially administrative professionals—to perform many roles and handle a lot of diverse tasks. Basically, you need to know at least a little bit about a lot of different things. And you usually don’t have a lot of time to get up to speed on new skills or concepts.
Becoming a promotable employee is not rocket science. There are certain behaviors that will make you outstanding and promotable in your boss’s eyes. You want your boss to say (and really mean), “You make my job easy.” Here are some ways to do this:
Looking to make 2013 the year that you really move forward in your career? While it is easy to blame the economy or your company as reasons you aren’t where you want to be, it is more productive to think about other factors – ones that you can control -- that may be stopping you from obtaining what you want.
Career and life coach Deborah Brown-Volkman, president of Surpass Your Dreams, Inc., and author of Coach Yourself to a New Career, says that one of the greatest obstacles to overcome is fear.
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.
No matter what version of Excel you use, this webinar will pack your toolbox and leave you prepared for year-end, without wasting your time tweaking and trimming your workbooks all year long. Our tech expert and Microsoft® Certified Trainer Melissa Esquibel will have you coming away knowing: