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Hi Everyone

Welcome to the March issue of What's New at DeskDemon! What a month this is turning out to be - International Women's Day on the 8th, the Budget due on 20th and the clocks going back on 31st March - where does the time go, it feels like Christmas was only last week!

We've got some great offers and articles for you this month, and we are delighted to be working with Lindsay Taylor from Your Excellency Ltd, to bring you a new series called A-Z Pearls of Wisdom - gems of useful information collated from office professionals from all over the world.

Don't forget that DeskDemon is here for you and we'd love to hear your views on these and any issues, big or small, that are on your mind. So, please get blogging and be a part of the DeskDemon online community! And remember - we are on LinkedIn and Twitter.

NEW from BIC - Atlantis Premium Ball pens
BIC have launched a more sophisticated version of their popular Atlantis ball pen, it now has a premium metal clip for a more polished look and the wonderfully glossy easy glide ink formula which is 35% smoother compared to current BIC ball pen ink systems.
Actress and model Kelly Brook is also in collaboration with BIC’s range of Atlantis ball pens across the B2B sector in 2013….keep your eyes peeled for some beautiful adverts.

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New Feature - A-Z Pearls of Wisdom
We are delighted to be working with Lindsay Taylor, Director of Executive Coaching & Training organisation Your Excellency Ltd to bring you this new feature A-Z Pearls of Wisdom, collated by Lindsay from admin professionals worldwide.

We decided to start with A - yes really, A is for... - please click to find out!

We hope you enjoy the new feature and look forward to reading your comments.
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How frequently are your recommendations considered in your boss's business decisions?
Does your boss listen to your suggestions? Do you feel that your recommendations are important or are they not considered at all?

Let us know in this month's quick poll to find out how much influence the Nation's PAs have on their boss's business decisions - click here to vote (top right hand side of our homepage). 
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Five Most Common Interview Questions
Although every organisation and interviewer has their own set of interview questions, there are five questions you are guaranteed to be asked at some point in your job search. Being prepared to answer them is a task that is part of standard interview preparation. A few general interview prep chores are listed below as well as the five most common interview questions and the strategy to use when answering.
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The Wisdom of Integral Management vs Corporate Narcissism
You’ve probably already heard this ancient wisdom tale: There was once a king who wanted to marry off his daughter. Naturally he wanted to find a smart and wise son-in-law. So he arranged a test for all her suitors. They had to go into a dark room and determine what was in it.
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Five Ways To Reduce Your Waste At Work
Although many people are going to great lengths to conserve energy and recycle their waste at home, the same people are not always as "green-conscious" in the workplace.

Businesses are one of the biggest sources of rubbish, and energy waste. It can be difficult to follow conservation practices at work when things are already hectic and there is little time left over for taking care of the planet. Yet it is more important than ever to maintain our "green" methods wherever we are; at work, at home, on holiday, or simply a night out with the family.
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Interviewers
As the role of the PA is ever-changing, often taking on new projects including Facilities Management, HR, Accounts, Marketing, etc., we are bringing you articles with information, ideas and tips to support you in these changes. This article looks at interviewing.

If you would like us to explore a particular work area on your behalf, please email - we look forward to hearing from you. 
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News from DeskDemon's community
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  • So that's it for the March issue of What's New.

    Please keep visiting DeskDemon for information, advice, tutorials, vital tools, training and relaxation. This is your site, so make sure you're part of it - and keep your comments coming via our forums. We love to hear your thoughts and opinions!

    We'll be back in April and look forward to bringing you more great offers then.
    Until the next time
    Best wishes
    The DeskDemon Team
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