Casual Friday: Cookie Madness

By | Sep 26, 2008

photo credit: scubadive67 If you love to bake as much as I do, you’ll love the blog: Cookie Madness Cookie Madness features a daily supply of recipes to make your mouth water and your hands itch to be covered in flour.  I’ve been reading Anna’s blog for about a year now, and I am constantly […]

Tracking Your Calls

By | Sep 24, 2008

photo credit: foundphotoslj As an Administrative Assistant, you talk on the phone all the time.  But can you remember who you talked to yesterday and what you talked about?  How about a call you made six weeks ago?  Or a year ago?  What would you do if you had to testify in court about a […]

Making A Full Page of the Same Label

By | Sep 22, 2008

So, you have a mailing to process, and you want to make a full page of the return address label.  Don’t worry, you don’t have to type out each label individually.  Making a full page of the same label is very easy in Microsoft Word. First, click on Tools: Letters and Mailings: Envelopes & Labels: […]

Casual Friday: Blog Action Day ’08

By | Sep 19, 2008

For my fellow bloggers who might be reading Administrative Arts, I offer this opportunity to make a difference in the world. The topic for this year’s Blog Action Day is Poverty.  So if you have a blog, join up and make a difference.  If you don’t have a blog, check back on October 15th.  We […]

Travel Dangers

By | Sep 17, 2008

photo credit: Anirudh Koul Traveling can be so annoying sometimes, and it’s nice to have company when traveling to take the edge off.  However, when booking travel for executives, you need to remember a general rule:  all of your executives should not travel together. Why you ask?  It’s a rather morbid consideration, but an important […]

Controlling Your Graphics

By | Sep 15, 2008

Has this ever happened to you?  You place a graphic in your Word document and send it to the back so you can type the text over it.  But then you decide the graphic placement isn’t quite right, and you click on it to move it.  Only it won’t click.  All you do is move […]

Casual Friday: Try Netflix for Free

By | Sep 12, 2008

My husband and I have been using Netflix for a couple of years now.  For those who haven’t looked at it, it works like this.  You pay a monthly fee depending on how many movies you want to have out at a time.  You request your movies, and the american netflix mails them to you.  […]

Creating a Zip File

By | Sep 10, 2008

You need to e-mail a big file to a client, but it’s too big for either your or their e-mail limits.  What do you do? Easy, you just compress the file and send it again.  While once upon a time you needed to have 3rd party software like WinZip to compress files into a zip […]

Understanding Airline Bumping

By | Sep 8, 2008

You spend so much time setting up flight arrangements just to find out at the last minute that your boss has been bumped.  OfficeArrow has a great post about airline bumping and the consumer’s rights.  You’re probably thinking that I’ve now got a bunch of tips to supplement the article, but you know what?  I […]

Casual Friday: Free Rice Revamped

By | Sep 5, 2008

I’ve highlighted Free Rice here on Casual Friday before, but they have recently revamped their site with even more games to play.  They’ve added geography, foreign languages, art, math and chemistry. So, go test your knowledge while helping to feed the hungry!

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