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New Resource Just for Admins

I have been invited to participate in a website that gathers resources for administrative assistants. It's called Assistant Edge. You can see the logo I have added to the right column on this page. If you click on the logo, you will find an assortment of my blog posts that are being featured on the Assistant Edge site.

Assistant Edge offers practical resources from other business writers and sites. It features tips on networking, using social media, sending effective email, and working as a virtual assistant. It includes posts from Patricia Robb's excellent Laughing All the Way to Work, a light-hearted and helpful blog for administrative assistants in Canada and the United States.

At the beginning of my career, I worked as an office assistant. I was so green that I didn't know how to use a staple remover. Once when the labor relations negotiator had an important phone call, I slipped a note under the men's room door to let him know about it. When he returned to our office area, he said to me, "Don't you ever do that again." I learned many lessons.

Assistant Edge can help you learn important lessons faster. Check it out.

Note: I have no financial relationship with Assistant Edge. I just wanted to participate in what seems to be an excellent resource for administrative assistants. 

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By Lynn Gaertner-Johnston

Lynn Gaertner-Johnston has helped thousands of employees and managers improve their business writing skills and confidence through her company, Syntax Training. In her corporate training career of more than 20 years, she has worked with executives, engineers, scientists, sales staff, and many other professionals, helping them get their messages across with clarity and tact.

A gifted teacher, Lynn has led writing classes at more than 100 companies and organizations such as MasterCard, Microsoft, Boeing, Nintendo, REI, AARP, Ledcor, and Kaiser Permanente. Near her home in Seattle, Washington, she has taught managerial communications in the MBA programs of the University of Washington and UW Bothell. She has created a communications course, Business Writing That Builds Relationships, and provides the curriculum at no cost to college instructors.

A recognized expert in business writing etiquette, Lynn has been quoted in "The Wall Street Journal," "The Atlantic," "Vanity Fair," and other media.

Lynn sharpened her business writing skills at the University of Notre Dame, where she earned a master's degree in communication, and at Bradley University, with a bachelor's degree in English.

One comment on “New Resource Just for Admins”

  • The world of virtual assistance is definitely growing. Virtual assistants can provide a lot services like adminstrative support , travel arrangements, book keeping and transcription. This can be a real blessing for small businesses which cant affored too much expenses for a full time. administrative assistant.

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