Grab our template for this fabulous digital desktop wallpaper that will keep you organized and remind you of your goals. The template is completely customizable with any Canva account.Continue reading Freebie: Organize your desktop with these digital desktop wallpaper templates – Winter Edition
Unpaid overtime for Administrative Professionals seems almost expected these days, but Official HQ Member Damaris Willstead told us how she broke that ceiling and got the pay she deserves.
Dee, as she prefers to be called, made an unexpected splash when she convinced her company to pay her fellow administrative staff their much-deserved overtime. Lauren Bradley, our founder, caught up with Dee to ask her how she made it happen and her advice for others who want to impact their companies in the same way.Continue reading Should assistants get overtime pay? Learn how one Official took matters into her own hands and convinced her employer to pay their assistants’ overtime
We are so lucky to have the talented Anna Beam as a member of The Officials. She an incredible example for our industry as she is rocking a hybrid role as EA and Office Manager to a tech start-up in Greenville, SC. You may have caught her podcast too, The Influential Assistant.
Check out her feature in the Cleverly newsletter. Cleverly is a weekly workstyle newsletter that seeks to inspire anyone who is looking to improve their skills, communication, space and experience at work.
Check out our LinkedIn article on what you need to stop doing when applying for roles.Continue reading Stop doing this when applying for roles
What do you do when your to do list is bringing you more chaos than calm? Check out our latest collaboration with PA Life Magazine on how to get properly manage your tasks when pen and paper just aren’t cutting it anymore.Continue reading The Evolution of the To Do List
Stressed out that your to do list is overflowing the pages of your notebook? Struggling to keep track of your priorities?Continue reading Free Task Tracker Download
We have teamed up with PA Life to bring you a new monthly column called Ctrl+Alt+Del where our founder, Lauren Bradley, will help EAs, AAs, PAs and more take control of your day with her top tips on tech and productivity.Continue reading The Officials x PA Life: New monthly column by Lauren Bradley for PAs
Sick of your boss skirting your one-to-ones? Take matters into your own hands.
One of the biggest complaints I hear from administrative professionals is that they can’t get their bosses to meet with them. Remote working has only added another obstacle in the way, providing even greater lack of visibility.Continue reading How to Get Your Boss to Stop Skipping Your 1-2-1s
To say our lives have been shaken up in the past year would be an understatement. We’ve all had to adjust our schedules in more ways than one, and many of us are feeling what has been called “Lockdown Burnout”. Even Vogue has reported on this phenomenon, writing multiple articles on the strain of working and living in the same space and how burnout and fatigue are very real phenomena experienced by people around the world.Continue reading How to get ahead of lockdown burnout
Are you ready to upgrade your work from home tech? Our founder, Lauren Bradley, is a self proclaimed tech addict. Her popular Tech Hack series for assistants highlights fun and easy ways you can use tech to make your job easier every day.Continue reading Work from Home Must-Have Tech