How To Map Out Effective Office Systems | Julie Perrine | 12:30 – 1:25 PM
Systems, as opposed to procedures, save you time and unnecessary stress. They are a roadmap to your task or project that you follow every time, allowing you to deliver consistent results, which creates trust between you and your executive and helps build your credibility. Systems also allow you the freedom to delegate tasks, or have someone fill in for you while you’re away from the office. Learn to develop and structure them to display your preparation prowess!
Data, Data, Everywhere! How To Get It All Together In Excel | Melissa Esquibel | 1:25 – 2:10 PM
Let’s look at various types of data sources and how you can get them into a single spreadsheet file to produce information-rich reports and analysis. No matter your skill level, this session will give you a foundation for using Excel as more than a place to type lists. We’ll also discuss the pits and perils of the various methods so you can choose the best way to get your data to work together seamlessly.
Your Legal Rights As An Admin (And Your Company’s Too!) | Attorney Anniken Davenport | 2:20 – 2:50 PM
You’re accustomed to protecting your organization in countless ways. But do you have full knowledge of your own rights and the rights of your co-workers on the job? It’s the key to spotting potential problems for your organization and getting them fixed before they result in lawsuits. This crash course will teach you the basics of getting paid fully and correctly as required by wage and hour laws, preventing workplace discrimination and harassment, taking medical and parenting leave, discussing work conditions, posting on social media, and more.
Negotiation Skills For The Administrative Assistant | Lisa Olsen | 2:50 – 3:30 PM
Getting ahead is all about communicating what you want and what you need. For a variety of reasons, most admins never quite clear the hurdles set before them in order to speak up strong and get the best deal for themselves and for their executives. This session will teach you the subtleties of negotiating with everyone from co-workers to salespeople to the CEO.
Break And Grand Prize Drawing! | 3:30 – 3:45 PM
Business Writing Boot Camp | Nancy Flynn | 3:45 – 4:30 PM
Whether you’re composing formal business documents, emails, or social media posts, the goal is to write with as much power, precision, and persuasion as possible. Don’t let ineffective writing muddle your messages, confuse your colleagues, or derail your career. A must for anyone who writes on the job, this session is an investment in your career and your institution’s financial assets, reputation, and future.
3 Keys To Future-Proof Your Career | Cindy Montgenie | 4:30 – 5:00 PM
Strategic influence is the coveted currency that will set you apart in the new landscape of work. Finish your Admin Pro Forum experience by discovering the #1 reason why admin careers stall, learning how to increase your visibility, and the proven methods of building a magnetic brand for yourself in an increasingly digital and remote world where unique and colorful voices win out!