- How to Handle a Demanding Workplace
- Are “soft skills” really soft?
- PROFILE – Karen Nanninga
- Creating a Good List in Excel
- Wisdom Comes at a Cost
- Quit Your Job the Right Way
- Leading Teams Successfully
- Staying Relevant in a Changing Workplace
- Your Image at Work – And How to Manage It
- Are You Being the Mentor Your Executive Needs?
- Calling All Manbassadors
- 8 Tips to Help You Manage Your Day
- The 11th WA-Summit: The middle 6 months
- How to Use LinkedIn to Get a Job
- Is Anger Ever Justified?
- Event Security: Are Your Delegates Safe from Harm?
- Leading a Team as a New Manager
- How to Build A Strategic Business Partnership
- Launching an Internal Admin Network
- The Science of Sleep
Microsoft Office Specialist Master, Workshop Facilitator, Trainer
Marie Herman conducts seminars and workshops around the world. She leads online study groups for a variety of certification programs, including the Certified Administrative Professional exam and the Microsoft Office Specialist Master program. Marie also offers regular webinars on advanced computer topics and professional and career development.
Marie worked as an administrative professional for several decades, with past positions including support of the Chief Technology Officer of Fermilab, a Department of Energy (DOE) particle accelerator laboratory and the Chairman Emeritus of ServiceMaster, a Fortune 1000 company.
She has been a member of the International Association of Administrative Professionals since 1997, serving in a variety of leadership and other roles.
In addition to being a Certified Administrative Professional with an Organizational Management specialty, Ms. Herman is also a Microsoft Office Specialist, certified at the Master level in multiple versions of Microsoft Office.
The Electronic Job Search
This enlightening program will walk you through the steps of the modern electronic job search from determining which job search sites best meet your needs to setting up job search agents and identifying the most effective way to enter your data into online application forms. We’ll discuss key factors of formatting your resume when it is being submitted as an ASCII text cut and paste resume and also look at the various ways hiring companies will be searching their database of candidates so that your resume will float to the top in their searches.
Negotiating Your Career
This program walks you through negotiating your best job offer. We’ll discuss why people don’t try to negotiate better terms in job offers and why they SHOULD! We’ll look at the various factors in a job offer and which have room for flexibility. We’ll discuss the timing of your negotiations and how to start as well as how to put yourself in a position of power. Finally we’ll look at some of your available options and the key factors to success. These tips will help you become more confident about negotiating your career choices!
Social Media for Career Advancement
This session will walk us through the many ways we can utilize social media for career advancement – from networking to job searching to skills development and more. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of social media as it relates to your professional development. Learn how you can take full advantage of this technology and communication style to enhance your career.
Build Your Skills Portfolio
These days, you can’t wait for Corporate America to build a career path for you. You need to carve out your own niche in the world. Learn the secrets of making yourself marketable by building a skills portfolio that will carry you through the challenges that life throws at you. Discover how you can create some simple tools to document your past accomplishments as well as assess your current skill set. Create a career map and develop an action plan to highlight your strengths and overcome your weaknesses. Learn about the myriad ways you can enhance your reputation and improve your career opportunities. Chart a course for your own success! Be proactive and prepared for your next performance review or job search. Whether you are just starting out or are a career veteran, you need this edge.
Working More Effectively
Are you overwhelmed by having too much to do? Would you like to have more balance in your life and more time for YOU? This energetic and informative presentation will showcase 50 tips to shave time off your tasks both at work and at home by advance planning, streamlining, reorganizing, eliminating, delegating, utilizing technology, and combining tasks. You’ll learn to work more effectively and accomplish more in less time. Cumulatively, these tips will add up to HOURS earned. How would you spend an extra hour a day?
Becoming the Renaissance Employee
All too often, our employers pigeonhole us into certain roles, convinced that we have a certain set of skills and they know our potential. This program will help you to get beyond feeling like a small cog in a big machine and discover new ways of encouraging your employer to consider your skills in a new light. We’ll discuss critical thinking skills and suggest methods to become more of a partner to your boss and company. We’ll explore how you can expand your role into new areas and develop new skills (but more importantly new approaches to your current job). You’ll get a better understanding of the different perspectives you can bring to your job to solve problems and become a more valued employee in the process.
- – Automation and the Impact on the Administrative Profession
- – Digital Photograph Manipulation in Microsoft Office
- – Excel: Tips and Tricks
- – Excel: Formulas
- – Excel: Charts
- – Excel: Pivot Tables
- – Office: Sharing Data Between Programs
- – Outlook: Tips and Tricks
- – PowerPoint: Finessing Your Presentations
- – Word: Forms
- – Word: Macros
- – Word: Tips and Tricks
- – PowerSearching the Internet
- – Windows: Tips and Tricks
Thank you so much for the webinar last night. You are the best instructor I’ve ever had on Microsoft products. Your explanations are clear and concise, and your speaking manner is very understandable.
- A. Cook -
Really great stuff, some of which I’m doing, but I should do more of. Good time for review… You also get bonus points for presenting really well remotely. That is HARD to do! Thanks again!
- N. Marks -
Because of the training from Marie, we are better Administrative Professionals. Marie, thank you, I know for sure I would not have passed if it were not for your study group. One of the best investment I’ve made.
- M. Boyette -
I recognize how often I remember the items you taught us! Thank you for making us all better Administrative Professionals! I continue to pull from that memory bank constantly! You are a blessing.
- Ja. Parker -
I have attended quite a few of your webinars over the past year. I have to say that yours are so well organized and the fact that you provide a summary of materials afterwards is what really makes a difference. Hands down, your programs are the best that I have attended to date and provide concrete skills that can be readily applied on the job. Thanks for all that you do!!
- T. Zerone -
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