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Technology to help motivate staff

An Executive once said to me “you are the glue that holds the department together, you create the culture.” She was so right, part of my role was to help motivate the department. I organised all of the social events, I helped everyone that was new to the team and I answered everyone’s questions and […]

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Top 5 CRM systems for small businesses

Top 5 CRM systems for small businesses

Finding the best customer relationship management software for a small business can often fall on the laps of the office manager or Executive Assistant in the business. There are so many options out there, with different functions and price points that it can be an overwhelming choice! Saying that, every small business should be using […]

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Tech of the week: Otter.ai

Technology of the week: Otter.ai

This week’s Technology of the Week: Otter.ai What is Otter.ai Otter.ai is a platform that allows users to record conversations, transcribe the audio and share the results. What does Otter.ai do? It has lots of features including Recording conversations right from your phone or computer. You can import or sync recordings from other services, and it […]

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Power Searching the Internet

Power Searching the Internet

We are really excited to announce that we will be sharing an article each month from Executive Secretary Magazine. We are starting with this fantastic article from Marie Herman. Following these tips really will save you a massive amount of time searching the internet!  It’s overwhelming how much information can be found on the internet […]

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5 free tools to help with your productivity

5 free tools to help with your productivity

Before we dive into our list of productivity tools, I want to spend a few minutes talking to you about the importance of keeping up with the latest technology. Firstly it makes us more productive – can you imagine still using a typewriter for your minutes, carbon copy paper for anything that needs to be […]

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5 tech tools to help gather employee feedback

5 tech tools to help gather employee feedback

Assistants are getting more and more involved in shaping the culture of the organisations they work for and getting feedback from their colleagues and co-workers. Getting feedback on how everyone feels is often done just through conversations in and around the office and of course, in the bar afterwards. However, there are a lot of […]

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Tech of the week: Otter.ai

Technology of the week: Otter.ai

This week’s Technology of the Week: Otter.ai What is Otter.ai Otter.ai is a platform that allows users to record conversations, transcribe the audio and share the results. What does Otter.ai do? It has lots of features including Recording conversations right from your phone or computer. You can import or sync recordings from other services, and it […]

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Technology of the week: Sortd

Technology of the week: Sortd

This week’s Technology of the Week: Sortd What is Sortd? Sorted is an add-on feature and chrome extension for Gmail. It allows the user to drag and drop emails into customised columns so that you can prioritise and sort your emails. What does Sortd do? Sortd lets you organise your emails into a to-do list so […]

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Technology of the Week: Airtable

This week’s Technology of the Week: Airtable What is Airtable? Airtable takes the best aspects of spreadsheets and databases and puts them together. Using Airtable you can create visually appealing spreadsheets to calculate data, store information and make lists but also use it as a Customer Relationship Management tool, task tracker or project planner. What does […]

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Technology of the week: Slido

This week’s Technology of the Week: Slido What is Slido? Slido is an easy to use question and answer and polling platform for events and group meetings. What does Slido do? Slido gives a voice to the audience at live events. Events can be set up in under a minute, and participants can join the event […]

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Technology of the week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad

This week’s Technology of the Week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad What is the Rowrite Smart Writing Pad? The RoWrite, by Royole, brings the traditional notepad into the digital age to capture ideas, notes, and drawings. You can edit, enhance, and even erase your creations in real time, or after you’ve pressed save, when connected to […]

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Technology of the week: Voice Recorder & Audio Editor

Technology of the week: Voice Recorder & Audio Editor

 Today’s Technology of the week: Voice Recorder & Audio Editor. Here are the details: What is Voice Recorder & Audio Editor Voice Recorder & Audio Editor is a straightforward app for iPhones and iPads. It free to download with in-app purchasing options. What does Voice Recorder & Audio Editor do? This simple app has lots of functionality, including: Record […]

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