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June 2021

Topics covered include..

  • How to start a relationship with a new manager on the right foot
  • What to do if you’re getting a lot of job interviews, but not getting any offers
  • Should you wait for the pandemic to “end” before you start a job search?
  • When managing someone else’s inbox, how do you get over the concern that there are “messages you shouldn’t see”?
  • And much, much more!
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    May 2021

    Topics covered include..

  • How to improve accuracy and attention to detail
  • How to manage the calendar with both in-person and virtual meetings
  • How to successfully transition into a new job
  • How to address gaps in employment in your resume
  • How to signal to your network on LinkedIn that you’re job searching
  • How to build a strong relationship with a new leader
  • And much, much more!
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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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    January 2021

    Topics covered include..

  • Training options for administrative professionals
  • How to get started as a virtual assistant
  • How to manage multiple projects at once
  • How to handle a manager who deflects trouble and has his own agenda
  • How to cope with job search burnout
  • How older candidates can be competitive in a job search
  • 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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    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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    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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    April 2020

    Topics covered include…

  • How to focus with an “open door” policy
  • Should you correct your boss’s grammar? If so, how?
  • How the COVID-19 pandemic might impact work in the future and how to adapt to stay marketable
  • Tips for a successful video job interview
  • And so much more!
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    March 2020

    Topics covered include…

  • How to stop job hopping
  • How to remember to share examples during job interviews (using the STAR method)
  • How to set specific career goals
  • How to deal with work-related stress
  • And so much more!
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    January 2020

    Topics covered include…

  • How to organize business cards and potential contacts
  • Should you take a pay cut for a new job?
  • Is Virtual Assistance a viable business and how to get started
  • What do you do to stay motivated and moving forward when you’re no longer focused on “moving up”?
  • How to handle a short-term job on your resume
  • The strange social dynamics of a family business
  • And so much more!
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    December 2019

    Topics covered include…

  • How to avoid the “curse” of long-term employment with one company
  • How to improve your interview capabilities
  • How to negotiate a salary increase based on benefits you’ve declined
  • How to work with a new Chief of Staff (or anyone who might impact your ability to perform)
  • What to do when your email inbox has over 5000 messages!
  • 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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    October 2019

    Topics covered include…

  • How to prepare to transition to management
  • What to do when you’re passed over for a promotion
  • How to decline doing work you’ve done in the past
  • How to handle workplace miscommunications with co-workers
  • How to enhance your interview skills
  • How to prepare a business proposal for a project you’d like to undertake
  • And so much more!!
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    September 2019

    Topics covered include…

  • How to know when it’s time to start a job search (even if you’re not miserable where you are)
  • How to repair a damaged personal brand
  • Can you get back on track after going “backwards” in your career?
  • How to find high-level, high-expertise roles (e.g. Chief of Staff, Sr. EA)
  • How to be sure you’re choosing the right career path
  • How to deal when your boss requests a lot of “status reports” but never looks at them
  • And so much more!
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