Welcome to our May issue of What’s New @ DeskDemon your regular update on all the latest happenings on the World’s largest web site for PAs, secretaries and administrators. As always we have a packed month, but first for those of you planning to attend Times Crème next week:-
Time’s Crème Show - Cancelled
The organisers of the Times Crème Show have taken the decision to postpone the show until later in the year, due to the current economic climate.
Originally planned for 12th – 14th May it will now take place on 17-19th November at the same venue, Olympia. We are told that there will be more information available from the show’s organisers in the coming weeks.
There’s so much to do, learn, read and resource on DeskDemon, so let’s look at What’s New @ DeskDemon this month?
|Design your own printed binders|
|Want all your hard work to pay off? Present important documents in a customised printed binder from Avery Brand and Print. Perhaps you need just one binder for a sales proposal or a number of binders for a training course, simply order what you need. Visit www.averybrandandprint.co.uk/ddbinders. Special offer for Desk Demon readers - 20% off your first order”|
|Day in the Life … Nancy Veillefon|
The challenges facing Nancy Veillefon, a Management Assistant at Belgium based Tele Atlas have been numerous over the past year. In this month’s Day in the Life feature, Nancy tells us about her typical day and how she has coped with the company growth from a local organisation to a global one with 2000 employees and offices worldwide. More…|
|How to buy a scanner|
|There’s a bewildering array of options when it comes to buying a scanner. Choosing the right machine can be complex and time consuming for the uninitiated. Claire Adams of documentscanning.net explores some of the manufacturers and models on offer. More…|
|Coping with Redundancy|
|If you are facing redundancy, it does not have to be all bad news, says Marc Kirsch of Silver Lining Ltd. With guidance and support, it can be the perfect opportunity to steer your life in to a new and very positive direction.|
|On Your Best Behaviour|
|Job candidates had better be on their toes when greeting the potential employer’s right-hand person – i.e. you! According to a new survey from the U.S 61% of Executives polled said they consider their assistant’s opinion important when evaluating potential new employees.|
|Personal Safety Awareness|
The chance that you will be become a victim of violent crime is very low. However, it’s always best to take sensible precautions when out alone, particularly at night. We asked, Garth Delikan, a Personal Safety Awareness advisor for his top 10 safety tips and we think they’re an absolute must read.|