Don’t Ignore Social Media!

Did you know that in today’s world, social media is the most used form of communication than any other form out there. Some of the most popular used social media platforms that many businesses use is Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. You might now be thinking; how can workplaces use social media? Well, here is a brief run down: Facebook…

THE SA DIVISION: 40-PLUS YEARS DOWN THE TRACK

How, why and where did it happen?  Who was involved?  A meeting was held in Adelaide in August 1965 with a view to establishing a Division of the Institute of Private Secretaries (Aust) in South Australia (then IPSA, now the Australian Institute of Office Professionals – AIOP).  Among those in attendance were Connie Cooke (President of IPSA), Rosalind Miller (Secretary…

Our National President

Sue McComasky is a career Assistant and the current National President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Australian Institute of Office Professionals; the only national body for office professionals in Australia. Click to read the full profile as featured in this month's Executive Secretary Magazine

National AGM 2016

Notice of AIOP National AGM 2016 Dear Members, You are invited to join the AIOP National Board and Members at the Sundowner for the AIOP National and AIOP Perth Annual General Meetings. Wednesday 26 October 2016 5.30pm/5.45pm to 6.45pm GHD Boardroom 999 Hay Street, Perth This is a free event.  For catering purposes, please email your attendance to AIOP Perth…

Perth AGM 2016

  NOTICE OF PERTH CHAPTER ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Institute of Office Professionals, Perth Chapter will be held on 26 October 2016 at 6pm at GHD, 999 Hay Street, West Perth BUSINESS 1. REPORT OF THE CHAPTER PRESIDENT To receive and adopt the report of the Chapter President…

The Assistant Role: Not Just a Girl’s Job

This post may seem somewhat baffling written by a woman, campaigning for something that is absolutely to do with men but it is a campaign that must be heard. Did you know in the UK, we have one of the worst professional gender splits? it goes a little something like this... 97% female vs 3% male! We are only marginally…

Keep your business manager productive on business trips

Most executives dread business travel. Not just because it takes them away from their friends and family, but also because it can be extremely disruptive to their productivity. They are pulled away from the office and their regular routine and are faced with distractions around every corner. The loss in productivity causes a ripple effect throughout the office, and everyone…