Conference for Administrative Professionals – Welcome Reception

Starlight Welcome Reception – 10/23/2018

The Starlight Welcome Reception was a fun event! Conference attendees mingled and enjoyed hot appetizers, dessert and drinks while a “Rat Pack” Vegas crooner entertained us with lounge music. His playlist was wonderful. I glanced over and saw a few couples dancing to the music.  I met attendees from Atlanta, Burlington, San Jose, Utah, South Carolina, Canada and more.

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No, Wanting to Buy That New Car Isn’t a Reason to Ask for a Raise

Real-Life Salary Negotiation Tips for the Savvy Administrative Professional

By Brandi Britton

There’s just something about money that makes talking about it uncomfortable. That’s why asking your boss for a raise or negotiating pay after receiving a job offer can be intimidating. Money could come up as early as the first interview, so it’s important to be prepared for this conversation at any time.

It can be tricky to place a figure on your professional worth, even when you’ve been an administrative specialist for years. And if you’re just entering the workforce, how do you know whether a starting wage is a thumb up or down?

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Office Dynamics Top 10 Training Videos

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Office Dynamics International is and always will be focused on YOU. Your training, your education, your professional advancement, and your overall well-being is important to us. It is because of you that we are able to help and provide information to so many people and we just want to say THANK YOU! And as a thank you, … Read more

How to Get Approval for Attending Administrative Conferences

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Getting approval for attending administrative conferences can be difficult and can sometimes be frustrating.

Many assistants struggle with getting past the anxiety of asking, there are assistants who hear “no” and give up asking, and then there are those that may not have the “ammunition” of knowledge to explain why attending a conference can be beneficial.

Office Dynamics understands that it is not easy to get that “yes” you are looking for, so we have put together some tools to help you overcome the possible obstacles you may face.

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Joan Burge, founder and CEO, Interviews JJ Villar

STOP. READ. This special interview is not just about a Gala night. This interview is about being pulled into an experience that will leave you breathless for months to come through experiential learning.
Joan Burge interviewed JJ Villar, owner of Feel the Music Entertainment in Las Vegas. JJ has been an entertainer for 20 years and is a long-time performer in the MJ One show. Every year, Joan enlists JJ Villar to co-create aspects of the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.
The 2018 Conference Theme is The Stellar Assistant. Office Dynamics’ goal is to make every attendee feel like a star from the time their feet hit the Red Rock Resort until the finale on Friday. This interview took place right after Joan Burge and JJ Villar had their concept meeting.

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