Maintaining Your Office Supply Cabinet Part 2

By | Jun 28, 2010

In my last post on maintaining office supplies, I talked about writing instruments and paper.  Let’s continue on with other supplies you need in your office supply cabinet. Folders The types of folders you need to keep in your stock will depend on your particular office.  At the very least, you need a supply of […]

Links Roundup June 23, 2009

By | Jun 23, 2010

Time for another roundup of links I’ve posted through Twitter.  If you want to follow me through twitter, I have two accounts: Admnarts is for my business/administrative support type tweets, and Jodith is for my personal/spiritual/political tweets. What I’m Reading: Break it Up: How to Deal With Employee Conflicts | Business Management Strategies & Workplace […]

Should You Text Your Boss?

By | Jun 21, 2010

photo credit: ydhsu While perusing the many blogs that I follow, I saw this blog post on LifeHacker about the etiquette of texting your boss.  It started me thinking about how much technology has changed during my career and how we respond to it as Administrative and Executive Assistants.  Using text messages is a good […]

Maintaining Your Office Supply Cabinet

By | Jun 11, 2010

Most of the time when we take a new administrative assistant or executive assistant position, part of our job duties is to order and maintain office supplies.  Often, there is an already existing office supply cabinet, and we simply take note of what is currently used and reorder as necessary. If you have to set […]

Ask the Admin: Managing E-mail for the Boss

By | Jun 9, 2010

This question came from Jody: Did you get any feedback on how assistants typically work with their boss’ email? My boss has never had anyone help him with his vast quantities of email and I am wondering where to look for best practices. I did not get any comments on the post I previously wrote […]

How To Find Your Electronic Files Faster

By | Jun 7, 2010

In Part 5 of Setting Up a Filing System, I said I’d show you how to set up Windows Explorer to help you find your files faster.  Many of you may know Windows Explorer as My Computer, since that is the name Windows gives the shortcut. Windows Explorer Default View The default view of files […]

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