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General - Discussion on miscellaneous topics
Bored At New JobHi Everyone, I was fortunate enough to start a new job as Assistant to the Pres... by Carolyn Santora (05/11/2017) 3
Taking Back My Job Duties without Conflict with another employee There's an employee that had taken over some of my duties while I was out on sic... by Irene Scott (04/20/2017) 3
Administrative Professionals Week/Day 2017Need help planning a program or event for Administrative Professionals Week/Day ... by Ruth Salta (02/28/2017) 2
Corporate RetreatOur group is looking for a team building retreat that will truly help people bon... by Sondra (02/12/2017) 4
Housing Alexandria, VAHello Everyone, I'm looking to relocate to the northern VA area and am intereste... by Irene Scott (02/09/2017) 1
meeting recorders and transcriptionEnded up purchasing a new Olympus recorder and foot pedal from American Dictatio... by Julie Minegar Stasi (02/02/2017) 0
meeting recorders and transcriptionEvery time we get new computers and new word versions (Windows 10) my voice reco... by Julie Minegar Stasi (02/01/2017) 2
Need Help With Re-entering The AA FieldHello. From 1983 to 2014 I worked in the healthcare field working my way up fro... by Carolyn Santora (02/01/2017) 7
Calendar/Meeting Scheduling Is anyone aware of a calendar keeping / meeting scheduling program that would wo... by Kelley Kucharczyk (10/05/2016) 5
Perks for the OfficeHello Everyone! I am in search of new "free" perks for my office. ... by Anonymous (06/08/2016) 2
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Worklife Balance - Discussion on managing your personal and professional life.
High Level Complex PowerPoint PresentationsHave you ever used Microsoft's Business website? They offer free tutorials on an... by Kelly Dodson (03/01/2013) 1
Microsoft 2010Where or what is the best and fastest way to learn Microsoft Office 2010? Some ... by Gloria von Gesslein (02/28/2013) 9
High Level Complex PowerPoint PresentationsI want to learn how to make those very high level, complex, detailed PowerPoint ... by Gloria von Gesslein (02/28/2013) 7
Help with Visio - Team Frames in an Org ChartI'm working on an org chart in Visio, and I'm using the "team frame" f... by (11/20/2012) 2
Credit Card for an Executive AssistantI am wondering if any Executive Assistant out there has a credit card for busine... by Alice (09/11/2012) 34
How do you establish how to manage your new bosses calendar?I have only managed three calendars for three executives. The first two have be... by Anonymous (05/24/2012) 4
BudgetMy jog responsabilities are changing a bit. As part of a growing experience I h... by Martha Rivas (08/19/2011) 4
RE: OutlookYour IT dept can not figure it out because it can not be done. Only one calendar... by Julie Arnheim (08/19/2011) 0
Importing Outlook CalendarI need help from my fellow EA's. I just received a Blackberry and would like to... by Alice (08/17/2011) 6
Business vs. Personal in the OfficeIn terms of selling your Pampered Chef in the office, simple give individuals in... by Deeya Tauzin Ray (10/08/2010) 1
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Software, Internet, Office Equipment & Technology - Discussion of new software tips, trouble shooting and office equipment
Patient SitterLooking for anyone to share their policies, procedures, and competencies regardi... by Kelly Biggert (07/27/2016) 0
Policy and Procedure SoftwareAt my facility, we currently use Policy Tech for the organization of our policie... by Kelly Biggert (07/27/2016) 0
Outlook 2013 Business Card TemplateI feel like this is probably an EASY task but can't seem to muddle thru it. I w... by Belinda Beaubouef (09/01/2015) 2
Publisher Mail Merge ProblemHello - We put together newsletters to our members and want to merge addresse... by Jessica Lopez (07/09/2015) 1
Project Management System/SoftwareWe are looking at several systems for project management, mainly for a dashboard... by (06/25/2015) 0
Book Creating SoftwareHello Everyone - I was wondering if anyone knew of a book making software. We... by Jessica Lopez (06/10/2015) 2
Does anyone know of a faxing website?Does anyone know of a website that does multiple and large faxes? We send bill m... by Jessica Lopez (06/10/2015) 7
Anyone know how to use Illustrator?I am working on a graphic and it sure would be nice to speak with someone who is... by Lisa James (04/15/2015) 0
Meeting Scheduling ProgramsAfternoon! I was wondering if anyone else does something similar that can direc... by Alysia (03/13/2015) 5
Visio 2010 Good morning Looking for a class, etc. for Visio 2010. Anyone have good experi... by Wanda Heit, CAP-OM (02/13/2015) 2
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Workplace Issues - Discuss problems with difficult people, situations and events.
Board Meeting Minutes Template?Good Morning, does anyone have a board meeting minutes template they can share w... by Carolyn Santora (04/27/2017) 3
Mother's Day flowers for team membersI work for a non-profit organization. I support the SVP, we have a team of 45 pe... by Anonymous (04/04/2017) 7
Unanet SoftwareDo any of you use Unanet software for planning work, timesheets, and expense rep... by Anonymous (04/04/2017) 0
Terminated EmployeesDoes anyone have any policies on how to handle an employee who has been notified... by Anonymous (04/03/2017) 2
Sleeping co-workerI have a co-worker who has some physical problems and takes a nap everyday behin... by Alias (08/08/2016) 2
Offensive language in the work officeHas anyone ever come across an 'angry' person at work that uses vulgar language ... by Alias (08/08/2016) 6
UberDoes anyone use Uber for travel service for their boss? I am not that familiar ... by Anonymous (08/08/2016) 9
Advice I work for a manager who procrastinates and micro-manages and would like to kno... by Anonymous (04/28/2016) 6
Vacation SchedulesNeed to know what vacation allowance other companies are using now. With the job... by Ruth Salta (05/12/2015) 10
The Catering BattleAn on-going topic on contention between my boss and I is catering for meetings. ... by Anonymous (11/21/2014) 1
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Networking - Increase your career success by connecting to fellow members
U.K. CONTACT - ASAPI am looking for a contact with yourgolftravel.com in the U.K. I need someone w... by April Gordon (06/22/2017) 0
RelocationHello all, I am a current resident of Maryland. I eagerly want to relocate, but ... by Monica Harris (04/19/2017) 3
Innovationn Ideas for the Core Admin RoleAccountability, Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork & Winning Mindset - those ar... by Anonymous (03/13/2014) 6
DC Metro Area MembersHello! I'm a newbie and thought that I would say hello to everyone on the sit... by Valerie A. Higgs (11/25/2013) 0
Hello All Members who live in Midlothian, Virginia?Are there members who live in Midlothian, Virginia who would like to physically ... by Jacki (07/09/2013) 0
Employee Recognition for Years of ServiceWe want to start a recogntion program, but feel that plaques/awards usually just... by (02/26/2013) 1
HR Manager / Office Manager Opportunities in Orlando, Florida?Does anyone know of a business or office that is seeking a new HR Manager and/or... by Senior EA-Business Writer (10/18/2012) 5
EA's - Join Us For Our Debut Event; 'Behind Every Leader' in Los AngelesOur groundbreaking event, 'Behind Every Leader,' has evoked a huge response from... by Victoria Rabin (07/10/2012) 0
Board Resignation GiftWhen one of our board members retires or resigns, we have a 8x10 photo of our ho... by Brenda Short (11/20/2011) 0
Board Member Resignation PlaqueOur Board Chair has resigned and will be leaving of Governance Board at the end ... by sgarland (11/17/2011) 6
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Company Policies and Office Procedures - Discussion of company sponsored benefits, policies and office procedures
Do You Hold Company Administrative Assistant Meetings? We Need Your Input!Does your company have regular Administrative Assistant Meetings? We are tryi... by Anonymous (04/18/2017) 7
Pros and Cons of ppl having access to CEO calendarNeed help! People are asking for access to my bosses calendar. My boss doesn't... by Donna McCarthy (05/13/2016) 9
Safety Companion/Patient Sitter GuidelinesGood afternoon! I am in the process to creating a policy for non-clinical staff ... by Kelly Biggert (03/22/2016) 2
File organizationMy boss receives several hard copy trade and industry publications in the mail ... by Debra Shumate (03/17/2014) 1
Question Regarding Preferred Method of Taking Meeting MinutesIn your professional experience with taking meeting minutes, which method have y... by Nancy Meyer (01/22/2014) 9
Sabbatical PolicyI am looking for examples of sabbatical programs that employers offer to their e... by Stacy Leitner (05/03/2012) 1
Why isn’t dress Code that isn’t really enforced?According to our handbook our dress code depends mostly on the department you ar... by Annoymous (03/27/2012) 1
Filing TestI'm looking for a basic filing test to give our new hires and temps before I all... by Debb Ross (08/17/2011) 2
Correspondence Routing Slip for Director's SignatureHello, As I previously mentioned, I was recently relocated to another office wit... by Irene Scott (07/27/2011) 4
New title for ReceptionistWe are looking to upgrade the job title of our receptionist. She is full-time a... by Anonymous (06/27/2011) 19
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Career Development - Discussion of current and future goals, objectives, advancements, changes, education and training.
Work GoalsI work as an executive assistant, environment division of a philanthropic founda... by Joaquin Mercado (02/05/2017) 2
CertificationsI have been looking into gaining certification for being an Executive Admin/Assi... by Kerrin Daudt (01/31/2017) 2
Job Titles and DescriptionsI work for a large corporation and have been tasked to come up with job titles d... by Nikki (03/02/2015) 0
Are most admin positions these days temp to hire? Is it just my luck or am I just encountering temporary positions only? I'm tempt... by TSK (03/11/2014) 0
New Job Title HelpI have been asked to create a new job title for myself. My 'added' responsibili... by Alice (02/24/2014) 10
A career changeI have been running my own family owned business for close to 30 years and plan ... by Elizabeth Bridges (11/08/2013) 1
Meal ReimbursementOur company reimburses for meals (same day travel) only if the employee's total ... by Anonymous (10/15/2013) 7
What kind of resume format should I use?I used to be an Administrative Executive for nearly two years like back in year ... by TSK (09/23/2013) 3
Afterhours Ok I’m in a very small department; we’ve ranged from 3-4 employees over the ye... by Annoymous (09/12/2013) 8
Workplace Vending AlternativesHi, I would love to get some feedback on what your current vending operation... by Angela Wiesmore (09/12/2013) 0
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AEAP Annual Conference - Network with others attending the annual conference
AEAP Annual ConferenceIs anyone for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania attending the conference? by Carolyn Santora (02/01/2017) 0
St. Louis ConferenceHello all! This will be my first year attending the conference and I'm looking f... by Monica Hetu (06/06/2008) 2
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News and Announcements - Admin topics in the news and announcements from headquarters
For Us Working Women Who Find It Hard To Juggle Our Careers & Keep AWatchful Eye Our Children As They Surf the NetKidZafe Can Help You Protect Your Child Did you know? • 33% of teens have be... by Lisa (09/08/2011) 0
What factors do you consider before you make limo reservation?What keywords do you use to find the limousine service or airport transportation... by Shareen Rizvi (12/09/2009) 4
Special for Airport Transportation We offer Holiday Special for airport transportation fo Chicago Airports. For Res... by Shareen Rizvi (12/09/2009) 0
AEAP 34th Annual ConferenceLast chance to attend AEAP's 34th Annual Conference, September 17 - 19, 2009 in ... by Ruth Salta (08/14/2009) 0
Chicago areaI am going to Chicago in December and would like advice on the best places to se... by Teresa Wall (11/19/2008) 10
Job SearchI have not logged into the AEAP website for awhile. The job search section seems... by jh (08/06/2008) 1
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Government Admins - Connect with other admins working for the various government agencies, city, state and federal
Minute TakingDoes anyone have any ideas how I can take minutes at a meeting that is very impo... by Anonymous (04/10/2013) 9
Federal Resume KSA'sDoes anyone know how to draft a KSA resume for the government? I'm coming out o... by Teri McCullough (12/28/2009) 3
recognition derservedI would appreciate any advice that you can provide regarding being overlooked fo... by Deborah Garitson (03/11/2008) 1
Paternity LeaveWhere can I I find information on paternity leave for state of California? How ... by Leyina Chen (03/03/2008) 11
Performance Eval.I have an employee that I will be meeting with to discuss her Performance Evalua... by Anonymous (03/03/2008) 17
Office PoliciesOur new insurance carrier is requiring us to add additional office policies to t... by Sandra Clair-Ball (02/12/2008) 1
Updating Contact InformationI would like to know more efficiant ways to update our contact information than ... by Diane Beecher (12/06/2007) 1
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Healthcare Admins - Connect with other admins working in the healthcare field
Healthcare AcronymsI'm looking for a listing of healthcare acronyms to include in our Board Orienta... by Lisa Porria (01/13/2009) 8
Job HuntThis is my first time with an inquiry. I have a string of bad luck - I get a gre... by Diane Klepadlo (08/15/2008) 15
Dress Code for Non-Patient Care Healthcare EmployeesI am an executive secretary in Administration at a hospital. I have been asked b... by Lisa Cudd (07/28/2008) 13
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Financial Admins - Connect with other admins in the banking, finance, accounting and insurance fields.
Student workers Do any of you financial admins have student workers that you supervise? If so, w... by Kaila Hoshor (10/30/2013) 2
Any other financial admins out there?I just noticed that there are no posts from any other financial admins and thoug... by S3 (05/27/2011) 4
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Education Admins - Connect with other admins in the education field
Educational AssistantsIf you are an administrative assistant working in education and could share what... by Anonymous (05/06/2016) 0
Reports I have been looking for a new job as either a senior administrative assistant or... by Anonymous (05/27/2012) 7
Textbook Inventory SystemOur school system is looking at textbook inventory systems. We do not currently... by Mona Kay Helper (04/24/2008) 2
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Human Resources Admins - Connect with other admins working in HR
New to being an Office ManagerHello Everyone, My name is Rhonda and I am currently the Office Manager in a ... by Rhonda Peoples-Jones (11/22/2013) 2
Keyboarding (Typing) Skills Testing SoftwareWe are looking for a way to test typing speed/skills and are wondering if there ... by Tamra Moore (11/20/2013) 7
Charter for HR Admin Working GroupWe are creating an HR Admin Working Group and need to come up with a charter, do... by Nancy Murphy-Walsh (07/15/2010) 0
Nepotism PolicyMy company's policy: "No member of the immediate family of a current City s... by Joan McHale (07/17/2009) 0
Payroll SpecialistDoes anyone have a job description of a Payroll specialist? We only have one HR... by Anonymous (07/08/2009) 2
Exit GuideI have been asked to compile a list of things to do or items to receive from a t... by Anonymous (06/22/2009) 11
Going from 5 day week to 4 daysWe are considering changing from a 5 day week to a 4 day week (32 hour week). D... by Anonymous (06/09/2009) 5
Pink SlipsI have been asked to write pink slips for a layoff that is coming up at the end ... by John Malek (04/15/2009) 9
Mapping Software for FMLA trackingDoes anyone know of a software where I could map our offices and see which other... by Anonymous (03/23/2009) 5
Human Resources QuestionI would like to know how to get experience in the human resources field, after g... by Anonymous (01/12/2009) 10
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Legal Admins - Connect with other admins working in the legal field
New to AEAPJust wanted to say hello to the other Legal Admins on this site. I worked in a ... by Valerie A. Higgs (11/25/2013) 0
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Virtual Assistants - Connect with other VA's
Have more members become Virtual Assistants since 2008?I see that we have a forum from 2008 regarding becoming a VA. Are there others o... by Terry Killian (08/31/2010) 3
Wanted to switch to healthcare industryI'm an administrative assistant with 12 years of experience in the financial (co... by Anonymous (07/22/2010) 1
Legitimate home-based admin opportunityDoes anyone know of a legitimate opportunity for someone with excellent admin sk... by Julie Dasher (05/08/2008) 10
All Season Flea MarketsI have a client who is thinking about renting a permanent space at an All Season... by Susan Rogers (12/07/2007) 0
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Communication/Technology/Computer Admins - Connect with other admins in the technology and communicaiton fields
eFax My company currently uses Nextiva for receiving and sending faxes. In recent w... by Anonymous (08/20/2013) 4
PowerPoint 2010 Creating Chart StylesDoes anyone know how to create chart styles in PowerPoint 2010? Is there an easy... by Anonymous (10/26/2012) 1
Calendar HelpI have been asked to look into creating an Executive Calendar for just the VP's ... by DSK (02/07/2012) 5
DisclaimerDoes anyone have a general disclaimer they use when making a report of a telepho... by Julie Minegar Stasi (02/03/2012) 0
Policy Management SoftwareDo you use a policy management software? If so, what software do use? Do you fi... by Kathie A (09/12/2011) 0
Web Demos or WebinarsMy new boss asked me to set up a call with a present client and have a Web Demo... by Anonymous (03/14/2011) 0
Reply vs. Reply AllDoes anyone have a best practice they can share on how to address others on when... by Anonymous (03/04/2010) 6
Outlook 2003 Read Receipt QuestionI am a long-time user of Outlook 2003 and recently had my computer replaced. Of ... by Anonymous (10/28/2009) 15
Outlook Meeting PlanningHi all. I plan sooooo many meetings using Outlook. My frustration is that I wi... by Kathy J. (10/23/2009) 5
Secretarial CompetenciesFor the State of Washington, you can find competencies at the following URL. The... by Carroll Ferguson (10/01/2009) 1
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Manufacturing/Construction Admins - Connect with others in the manufacturing and construction fields.
PowerPoint Online Classes?I need to sharpen my PP skills and need assistance - does anyone know of an onli... by KJ (05/03/2016) 0
Admin SiteWe used to have an admin. page on my previous company's website where the admin ... by Anonymous (03/28/2016) 1
New to the Plant/Manufacturing Environment - LOTO DocI am learning my new position in a new environment. Coming from the education w... by Belinda Beaubouef (01/05/2015) 0
Adobe Illustrator CS6Does anyone know Adobe Illustrator CS6 very well? I need some help creating a g... by Lisa James (10/29/2014) 2
APC 2014 ConferenceI recently attended the APC conference in Maryland. It was excellent! I need t... by Lisa James (10/12/2014) 0
Lotus Notes 8.0Where can I get really good online training on Lotus Notes 8 that is quick and e... by Gloria von Gesslein (04/09/2013) 3
All hands meetingsI have been looking for a job since I was laid off a few months ago. One of the... by Anonymous (06/15/2012) 5
Employee EvaluationsI have been tasked with coming up with ways that will improve the value of emplo... by Jolie50 (06/12/2012) 1
Looking for VOIP ProviderHi all. I just joined AEAP and I am looking forward to networking and learning f... by Violet (10/25/2011) 3
Dual MonitorsI have been using dual monitors for 6 years and have no idea how I did my job w/... by Alice (07/21/2011) 3
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