Institute of Administrative Management
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Stressed Working For Multiple Bosses?
22 May 2017
Employee’s these days, particularly administrative staff can find themselves working for multiple bosses. In theory, separating your week out into a certain amount of days for each seems sensible, but unfortunately the reality often or not is each of those bosses will see themselves as the priority.
Safety In Numbers
19 May 2017
The IAM Interviewed Gemma Godfrey to find out more about her path to success and how the company's administrative management team is helping to fulfil her corporate vision.
The Importance of Management Skills
17 May 2017
The focus on developing management skills is growing in intensity. Renowned business author and IAM member, Laurie Mullins provides comment on why developing social skills is just as important as technical skills for the administrative manager.
The Value of Mentoring In Improving Retention
16 May 2017
If your business wants to keep excellent employees, bring out the best in the workforce and boost morale and enthusiasm, it could be time to develop a mentoring scheme
The Lost Art of Internal Communications
18 May 2017
Internal Communications is often the overlooked art.
Whatever Happened to Basic Office Etiquette?
17 May 2017
The workplace can become stressful when people fail to exercise good manners on a day-to-day basis. To create harmony and peace, certain rules must be adhered to.
The Accidental Event Planner
17 May 2017
"We need to plan our annual conference” says The Boss. "Plan a conference....me? But what do I know about organising events?! Does that feel familiar? Go from accidental to pro event organiser!
Are we a nation "surviving not thriving?"
12 May 2017
The mental health foundation, have set the theme as “surviving or thriving?”, changing the tone of mental health campaigns from “mental health costs Britain £25 billion in lost productivity” to focussing on good mental health being an asset to a business and what is added to the economy by people in the workforce who have experienced a mental health problem.
Building The Human Firewall
24 April 2017
We can find a story about someone falling victim to an online scam nearly every day. These instances are the result of a permissive attitude to online interactions, which can present a significant risk to employers if it is applied in the workplace.
Have You Ever Done A Personal SWOT Analysis?
19 April 2017
A personal SWOT analysis is where you do a self-assessment to determine whether you are using your skills, talents and knowledge to the absolute fullest.
Personal Assistants still struggling with "tea and typing" image
NOT, "Just An Admin"
Raises And Not Roses. Gaining More Credibility As An Administrative Professional
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