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The Next Admin Evolution is Here

The Next Admin Evolution is Here

To stay relevant in this field, administrative professionals will need to embrace an entirely new attitude and an advanced set of skills. This webinar explores the emerging elevated standard for the admin field, and offers strategies to help you thrive in this exciting new frontier.

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March 2021

Topics covered include..

  • How to get a job as an EA when you’ve never held the title before but you’ve done the work
  • Options for part-time remote work as an administrative professional
  • How do you know which careers are in-demand during the pandemic?
  • How to deal with a boss who respects you, but treats everyone else poorly
  • How to advocate for a raise, even during a downturn
  • How to deal with imposter syndrome when recently promoted
  • And much, much more!
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    February 2021

    Topics covered include..

  • How to handle a meeting manager that constantly derails the meeting
  • How to separate what you control vs. what you influence as an assistant
  • How to adapt if your manager/leader has a different work style than you (and is a micromanager!)
  • How to deal when someone is lying about you to your boss
  • How to deal when your boss is nit-picking your work
  • And much, much more!
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    December 2020

    Topics covered include..

  • How to build better communication systems while working from home
  • The most critical skills administrative professionals will need in 2021 and beyond
  • How to get control when your new job is lacking communication
  • How to be competitive when you’re overqualified for a job
  • Certification options for administrative professionals and project management
  • And much, much more!
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    November 2020

    Topics covered include..

  • How to help a team member be more confident and take on more leadership
  • How to deal with short stints on a resume and not look like a job hopper
  • What to do if you’re ready to take a job you’re passionate about, but worried that the pay isn’t enough
  • How to change careers when you’re not far from retirement
  • What skills will be most crucial for admins post-COVID
  • And much, much more!
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    August 2020

    Topics covered include..

  • How to cite a partially-completed degree on your resume
  • How to talk about emotionally charged topics in a job interview
  • Should I tell my employer about my job hunt?
  • Should I advocate to keep tasks that a new EA is trying to take?
  • My job might be eliminated in 6 months…when should I start job searching?
  • Book recommendations for expanding strategic/creative thinking and managing organizational restructure
  • And so much more!
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    July 2020

    Topics covered include..

  • How to transition from being an assistant to a manager
  • How to identify key accomplishments
  • How to address pay scale changes that aren’t aligned with the market
  • How to handle working with a colleague who oversteps and has irritating personality quirks
  • How to build a strategic partnership with an executive who doesn’t “follow through”
  • How to stay relevant in the new working world
  • And so much more!
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    June 2020

    Topics covered include..

  • How to get ahead when a manager is “sabotaging” your growth
  • How to deal a new co-worker who is overstepping
  • How to evaluate whether a situation is ethical or not
  • Is it possible to change jobs during the pandemic?
  • How to shift perceptions of administrative staff
  • How will AI impact the admin field?
  • And so much more!
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    May 2020

    Topics covered include…

  • How to work for a difficult boss
  • How to explain your past relationship with a “bad” boss (in interviews and with your new boss)
  • Ideas for fun virtual employee gatherings
  • How to encourage your executive to release control of work to you
  • How to manage a leader who contradicts himself (and cover your own behind!)
  • How to distribute workload amongst a team
  • And so much more!
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    Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals

    Career Advancement for Administrative Professionals

    The administrative field is highly diverse, with hundreds of different titles and no uniform path for progression. While it may be less structured than other fields, with a few simple steps you can take your admin experience and craft the career you want—either in admin or in another field altogether. This webinar will show you how!

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    February 2020

    Topics covered include…

  • How to know if you should go for your “dream” career
  • What to do if you’re not advancing at your current organization
  • How to manage stress/anxiety during a job search
  • How to move from admin to management (without direct managerial experience)
  • How to determine an appropriate “retention bonus” for yourself
  • How to get more respect in your role
  • And so much more!
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    November 2019

    Topics covered include…

  • How professional certifications benefit your career
  • Which certifications are best for administrative professionals
  • How long is TOO long with the same organization or in the same role?
  • How to know when it’s time to find a new job
  • How to deal with short-term job changes on a resume
  • And so much more!!
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    August 2019

    Topics covered include…

  • What professional development books should you add to your reading list?
  • How to deal with negative coworkers
  • How to deal with a micro-managing non-manager
  • How to look for a good recruiter
  • How to respectfully decline an offer to apply for a job
  • How to handle being treated like “just a secretary”
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