So, today I have an addendum to the Casual Friday. Chuck Westbrook has a great idea to help good blogs with few readers get more notice. Essentially, a blog will be chosen every two weeks, and everyone that signs on will read that blog for two weeks. At the end of the two weeks, we [...]
photo credit: Plutor Happy Halloween, everyone! For today’s Casual Friday, I’m treating you to some of the best Halloween links around the web: Halloween On-Line – a full service Halloween site, get information on decorations, crafts, costumes, parties, and more. Ben & Jerry’s Halloween – Have a great time exploring Ben & Jerry’s haunted house! [...]
With the economy in turmoil, more pressure than ever is being put on companies to cut expenses and save money. Although new technology is making conference calls and video conferences more accessible, employees still have the need to travel for business at times. As an administrative assistant, it’s your responsibility to find the most cost effective [...]
What are an assistant’s responsibilities while the boss is traveling, especially if she is traveling internationally? Your responsibilities are going to vary depending on your boss. It’s a good idea to talk to you boss before she travels to get an idea of what she expects. The main question to answer is whether she wants you [...]
photo credit: prinsipe boobooy. Whether you call them dachshunds, doxies, dachels or weiner dogs, everyone loves a dachshund. As a matter of fact, I love them so much that I have three! Yes, three…..don’t look at me like that! Anyway, through twitter, Idiscovered All-About-Doxies.com Run by a couple of ladies who love their dachshunds, you’ll [...]
I know you’ve been there. You’re editting a huge document, and now you need to go back through and proof your edits. Here’s a tip to help you out. Shift-F5 will take you through your edits in a document. Hitting shift-F5 once will take you to your last edit, and subsequent uses will go through [...]
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photo credit: Phillip The first point of entry of any computer security system is, of course, the password. But just how secure are most passwords? The truth is, not very. Most people use passwords that are fairly easy for someone who knows them to guess (or in the case of Sarah Palin, someone who can [...]
Do you like photography? Do you have a digital camera? Check out digital Photography School. digital Photography School has a great blog full of tutorials and a forum where you can ask questions, participate in a weekly challenge and even get criticism for your photographs. If you enjoy digital photography, this site is a must visit!
Many times in an office environment you need to create a file that can be opened by anyone without any specific software requirements. If you have Windows, you can use the Microsoft Image Writer that is in your printer directory, but that doesn’t work for people using Apple or Linux operating systems. The standard document [...]