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Pondering about the economy

Fortunately or unfortunately, I’m old enough to have been through several up and down rides of the US economy. No matter the terminology used to describe losing work, it is still hard to get through and harder to get through when no paycheck is forthcoming. No doubt we’ve all read articles, heard stories and have…

Administrative Professionals Week 2009

Happy APW 2009! It’s hard to believe that I started this blog almost four years ago. Since then, I have earned my Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) rating and my Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) rating. I have had the opportunity to serve in several leadership roles for my local IAAP chapter. I have also traveled to…

Volunteering– part II

Back to reviewing the issue of volunteering- this time in the workplace.I’ve visited this issue before– knowing when to take initiative vs. being taken advantage of.. but I’d like to ponder on it some more. Ever been asked to help out on a new project team? How were you approached? Was it actually a directive…