Guest Blog: Tips For Entering Awards

Several years ago I wrote a blog post for wearethcity.com entitled “Our girls”.  A quirky (dare I say “clucking good”?!) read on my belief that we should take stock of the things we do and feel proud of our achievements, the post promoted the organisation’s Rising Star Awards.  You can read the full post here. [...]

Guest Blog: Learning & Development for the Administrative Professional – The Facts, The Dilemmas and The Solutions

The Facts According to The Institute of Administrative Management (IAM) one of the longest-standing professional bodies for business and administrative managers in the UK, “the value of CPD (Continuous Professional Development) in today's work environment is fundamental to excellence and success: it is essential to your continued effectiveness and development.”1 It is widely acknowledged that [...]

Guest Blog: First time Office Manager – making your mark

First time Office Manager - making your mark By Holly Snowden-Keane Take a moment with me to regress back to 2013- ‘Blurred Lines’ was playing on repeat, Theresa May was blissfully unaware of her turbulent future, and we were celebrating the birth of Prince George with jubilance. Another significant thing happened in 2013- I started my very first Office [...]

What skills does an Office Manager need?

With extensive office management experience over the years, I have hired and managed multiple office support staff and I'm now training office managers as part of the Black & White Office Consultancy offering. So, you could say I’ve learnt a thing or two about what skills are needed to effectively take up this 'Jack of [...]

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