What's New at DeskDemon in July 2008
Hi Everyone,

Welcome to the September issue of What's New @ DeskDemon, your one stop newsletter to catch up on all the latest and greatest features on the largest website in the world for Executive PAs and secretaries.

As always, we have some lovely goodies for you to win and this month we have some hum-dingers! You could be in with the chance of taking home one of the five £50 love to shop vouchers being offered by Rexel Shredders. Or, how about some HMV and Amazon vouchers or a fantastic cash prize of £10,000!!! All of these prizes are being offered in the Avery scratch card game ‘Everyone Wins’ and DeskDemon has 500 scratch cards to give away – everyone’s a winner!

If that’s not all, Marriott Hotels is offering you some really helpful, easy to use, planning tools which will help make planning your next event effortless, plus there are details on how to get your hands on over 250 unforgettable gifts and experiences.

So, here’s our monthly roundup of What’s New at DeskDemon

Have you had a look at DeskDemon’s JobDesk recently?
We’ve given it a major overhaul, adding loads of new jobs, tons of new features and a fresh new look. JobDesk is the place to go if you’re looking for a new job, investigating opportunities in the market or just need advice on anything to do with the recruiting process from writing CVs to handling yourself at interviews. On JobDesk you can also:-
  • Create your own Profile
  • Upload your online CV
  • Create a cover letter online, ready to send to potential hiring companies
  • Create alerts so that the best jobs are sent to your email inbox, daily
  • Save jobs to enable you to apply for when you have time
  • Keep track of the positions you have applied for
If you’re looking for a job or just curious on what opportunities are available, log on and check out the jobs on offer in your region.

In the meantime, if your company is looking for secretarial or administrative staff, then you can post details of the position absolutely free of charge.
Fancy winning £10,000?
DeskDemon readers can play the Avery online scratchcard game ‘Everyone Wins’ for FREE! We have 500 special Avery promotional packs to give away this September, each containing a unique code that gives you access to the scratchcard, with a guaranteed prize every time you play! So what are you waiting for? Enter our exclusive competition today!
Management Support Fellowship Award
We have to mention the finals of the Management Support Fellowship Award Program. Over the past year YOU, our readers, have chosen the best of the best. And now, it’s time for YOU to choose the individual that will represent the profession as an ambassador and take home the amazing first place prize of £10,000! In an effort to get to know each of the finalists better and a little about their qualifications for winning the award, each has submitted an overview of their ‘Day in the Life’. Take a minute to read each candidate’s submission and give your support to the finalist you find most deserving. What makes this program so special is the fact the grand prize winner will be voted by those who know the job best, you, their peers. Voting will close on October 31st, 2008. So, get voting!

From shredding to shopping…
Please find the time to take part in our Rexel shredder survey and, as a thank you, you’ll be in with the chance of winning one of five £50 Love2Shop vouchers accepted in 100s of high street stores nationwide. It won’t take you very long and will help us evaluate security concerns. Many thanks.
Checklist for a Green Office
It seems like everyone and everything is “going green” these days, and for good reason. Getting in the mode of using green products and habits in the workplace can not only improve the environment, but positively affect the bottom line. Here are 25 ways to help s reduce your company’s environmental impact and save money.

Want More Respect at Work
Discover a simple technique for gaining more respect from your boss, peers and clients. Read our tips on turning anger, fear, and other negative emotions into peace and confidence and learn how to gain positive recognition, resolve conflicts more easily and divorce yourself from the “difficult people syndrome.”
Free Planning Tools
Marriott has developed a whole range of fantastic tools to help you plan your meetings, conferences and events including, checklists, step-by-step guides, and budgeting and costing calculators – all designed to make your life easier. Plus, find out more about their reward scheme, which currently offers double points and can be redeemed against over 250 gifts and experiences. Be quick though, because their double points offer ends 30th September 2008.
Your Handbag Identity
If the clothes make the man, then the handbag makes the woman! From patented leather, to quilted nylon, there is a style of handbag to match any feminine personality. Some are bold, some are conservative, but all are fashion representations and more than just materials and stitching. Given that each woman is beautifully unique, here are some great suggestions on different types of handbags for the different types of personalities.
Body Language - 10 Tips for Reading People and Interpreting Gestures
Gestures of the body can often reveal more about a person’s feelings than their actual words. Reading people and their body language is a little used skill that can give you great insights into people’s true thoughts. We’ve got 10 tips for reading people and helping you interpret body language and gestures.

So, that’s our monthly roundup and just a small taster of what's on offer at DeskDemon for September. We hope you and your colleagues like What's New at DeskDemon this month and find the articles and tools you need to support and inspire you.

Take care, and have a wonderful month

Best wishes,
The DeskDemon Team
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