- The Renaissance is Within Reach
- The Skills Set Matrix
- Wanted: Your Curiosity
- Top Tips for Successful Remote Working
- PROFILE – Jesse Egeonu
- 10 Questions to Ask Your Leader
- Constantly Connected: Six Challenges to Overcome
- Start Your Day the Right Way
- Microsoft Teams: Apps and Tabs
- Key Lessons Learned from Mental Health Challenges
- Menopause in the Workplace
- Combatting Imposter Syndrome
- Ensure Your Resume is Read by a Human
- Why Talking About Our Problems is so Helpful
- Accountability and Credibility
- How to Cope with the Continuing COVID-19 Restrictions
- Networking for Equity and Equality
- Niches for Administrative Professionals
- Job Search During COVID-19
Subject Matter Expert Google G-Suite | Microsoft Office Specialist Master | Author | Mentor
When it comes to career and professional development, Marie Herman knows how to take you from where you are, to where you want to be.
As the owner of MRH Enterprises LLC, Marie helps office professionals to advance their careers through certification and education.
Marie, an author, mentor and subject matter expert, holds multiple certifications and can help you become better trained as well.
She turned her more than two decades of experience as an administrative professional and efficiency consultant into a thriving virtual training business. She is a regular contributor to Executive Secretary Magazine and also facilitates Organizational Management cohorts for IAAP.
Marie teaches webinars and seminars on various technology and professional development topics and also provides highly-respected online certification study groups for the Microsoft Office Specialist, Google G Suite, and Certified Administrative Professional certification exams.
Conquer Your Google Calendar
Become more familiar with Google Calendar, a software that allows you to organize your day effortlessly and better oversee your schedule, so that you can clear the chaos when managing your days. This program integrates easily with other programs like Gmail and has been set up to automatically update your schedule by scanning your inbox for travel details to track on the calendar. It allows collaboration with others through Google’s sharing and video features.
We’ll review how to create recurring events, set up meetings with video, share your calendar with others directly or through webpages and more. Discover what this powerful software can do to help you become more productive as we explore its capabilities, settings, views, and options for customization. Make your calendar easier to read and better suited to your working style. We’ll also briefly review some calendar best practices during this hour-long session.
Discover Google Docs
Collaborate with colleagues on documents large and small with Google Docs. This program brings ease of access with its cloud-based software that lets you write, edit and collaborate no matter where you are. Real time communication opens the door to more efficient partnerships with your colleagues, with no fear of losing data through redundant files. You’ll be able to integrate your documents, Drive files and email easily to keep information organized.
Whether you are creating reports or preparing proposals, use Google Docs to create your documents, edit and format them as desired, share and collaborate with others and access the rest of the Google G Suite to seamlessly share data across your team, no matter where they are located.
Discover how you can publish your documents to the web or enhance them with the built-in functionality of images, tables, charts and more. We’ll also discuss some of the most common issues you are likely to encounter, especially if you have moved from Microsoft Office to Google G Suite.
Shine with Google Sheets
Google Sheets is a powerful program that allows you to organize your data in spreadsheets. Built-in formulas allow you to turn raw data into useful information. Explore the functionality of this program from the basics of creating spreadsheets to visualizing your data with charts and summarizing it with pivot tables. Learn about sorting and filtering options, data validation tools, and more features. Collaborate with others no matter where they are with this cloud-based spreadsheet program. Use the wide variety of templates available to get started with minimal work.
There are so many options available for work that others have put together to improve the functionality of this software. Discover some of the time-saving shortcuts that are included with this software which will save you hours! We’ll also investigate some of the advanced functions that manipulate your data to be more useful. You can shine if you take the time to learn more about Google Sheets.
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 -
The amount of information you provided was amazing. I am so pleased with the information learned, the ability to see how it related with some things we are doing in our organization and to be able to utilize the new information in my current position. It also has me completely excited to go on to the next learning opportunity. I look forward to participating in future learning opportunities with you.
- J. Parker -
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 -
It was absolutely wonderful having you as our teacher/leader/guide, you were absolutely amazing actually. You left no stones unturned and prepared us well. I really appreciate what you did for us immensely. I learnt a lot during the process.
- O. Primak -
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!!
- L. Zerone -
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