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Category: Weekend Polls – where assistants around the globe have their say


Weekend Poll Results: Grammar and business writing

Do you consistently proofread your work? That’s one of the questions I asked readers in a recent Weekend Poll. I also asked about how consistently you proofread different types of work, including minutes and emails. For some, the answer depends…

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Weekend Poll: Your Insights on Quiet Quitting and Quiet Firing Amid Everything Else

Septembers have changed In my newsletter yesterday, I reflected on just how much times have changed. While some of you will see your respective offices filling up once again as September gets underway and people return from their vacations, that…

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Weekend Poll: Onboarding New Colleagues in ’22

Onboarding in the face of resignations/reshuffling and economic uncertainties It was 2019 when I last asked readers about your onboarding practices – practices readers in some areas refer to as induction. Given the Great Resignation/Great Reshuffling following the Great Upheaval…

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Weekend Poll: A Call for Nominations to Shelagh’s 2022 Business Writing Faux Pas Hall of Fame

I’m creating a 2022 Business Writing Faux Pas Hall of Fame … with the best of intentions! Last month, I enjoyed spending time on Prince Edward Island (PEI) with members of Canada’s Association of Administrative Professionals (AAP). In one of my…

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