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

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…