September 2007

E-mail Essentials

One of e-mail’s greatest benefits is that you can communicate quickly and easily withemail essentials just about anybody. However, one of its biggest challenges is that we think we can write quickly and easily without checking. As a result, our e-mail is often badly composed, too long or too brief, contains spelling and grammatical errors and even goes to the wrong person if we pressed the wrong button too quickly!

Managing Your Boss

manage your bossHow to build a productive and mutually beneficial relationship with your manager

Your manager is the single biggest factor in determining whether your working life is a joy or a misery. It is often said that people do not quit organisations, they quit bosses.

A Virtually Perfect Partnership for Legal Secretaries

The ever-increasing rate of technological advances means that we can access information and communicate with each other at the touch of a button, 24 hours a day. This round-theclock and remote or online access opens up a world of possibilities for those of us involved in a full-time career, who perhaps want to expand our skill set, enhance our ability to perform in a current role or are thinking of starting our own business.

Improving Profile and Visability

In a perfect world, people would judge us by results and the quality of our work.Improve your profile However, life isn't perfect. People who work hard and are loyal can be overlooked for promotion or pay rises – while those doing a good PR job on themselves tend to be thanked and appreciated more often.

So here are the top ten tips to get yourself noticed: