We are so excited to kick off our blog series, “Fly Through a Day” with Melissa Nourigat. Melissa, with the help of Deirdre Jenkins, has created one of the largest social network groups for administrative professionals, Administrative Assistant Office Professionals (AAOP). AAOP should be your go-to when you want to know what other admins are reading, need inspiration, or need help. Nearly 200,000 of your peers are just a message away and ready to help! Today, we want to celebrate her efforts and give all our readers a quick peek into her day to day life. Join us and fly through a day with Melissa! Continue reading Fly Through a Day with Melissa Nourigat
New York is the third most visited business destination in the United States. Furthermore, is the most popular tourist destination in the US. Many admins will be faced with at least one, if not one hundred, trips to New York. That first trip can be a little daunting, but never fear! The TRAVO New York business travel guide is here to help. From finding the best way to get your manager from the airport to the city, to helping find those perfect bleisure activities, we have it covered. Use our New York business travel guide for your first or hundredth trip to the Big Apple to make the travel planning process much easier. Continue reading New York Business Travel Guide
According to Amex Travel, Chicago is the most visited city in the United States for domestic business trips. Which means if you and your boss are located in the United States, chances are either, or both, of you will be taken to the Windy City. No matter how seasoned a road warrior you may be, navigating new cities is always stressful. To help you prepare, here is our Chicago business travel guide. Continue reading Chicago Business Travel Guide
Most executives dread business travel. Not just because it takes them away from their friends and family, but also because it can be extremely disruptive to their productivity. They are pulled away from the office and their regular routine and are faced with distractions around every corner. The loss in productivity causes a ripple effect throughout the office, and everyone feels the repercussions of travel for days, even weeks! Here are our top tips to help your executive and boss stay productive on business trips. Continue reading Keep Your Manager Productive on Business Trips
When I joined the administrative professional world 8 short months ago, I was overwhelmed and lost. Little did I know that I was going to be joining one of the most supportive professional groups in the world. Everywhere I turned, there were people and resources willing to help me. The last 8 months have been an incredible journey and I could not have done it without any of the blogs and influencers below. The following 10 websites truly deserve to rank among the top admin influencers. New and seasoned administrative professionals alike can learn from any one of the people listed below. Continue reading Top 10 Admin Influencers
Traveling for business can be a conflicting mix of excitement and stress for most travelers. While you are given the opportunity to explore new areas of the world, you are also tasked with representing your company to others. As the face of your company, you must be presentable, but this can be extremely difficult when you’re living out of your suitcase. Here is a simple plan of attack to plan your next business trip wardrobe and how to go about packing to keep your clothes wrinkle-free. No matter how prepared you are for your meetings, showing up with a wrinkled suit or dress shirt can ruin your first impression. Follow these tips for packing business clothes to avoid wrinkles and represent your company with your best face forward. Continue reading Tips for Packing Business Clothes
Every administrative professional has been faced with the same dilemma, “How do I find a hotel that keep my manager comfortable, without breaking the bank?” Booking hotels is a very difficult balancing act: on the one hand, you have to adhere to a strict budget, on the other your hand you have to find a hotel that has all the basic amenities and enough comfort that your manager will be well rested and productive in. And as we all know, comfort comes at a cost. However, there are ways to score hotel rooms on a budget. Here are our top 17 tips to impress your manager and maximize your given budget and make sure your executive travels in style and comfort. Continue reading Tips for Scoring the Best Hotel
It’s time to pack those bags and get excited for these upcoming administrative professional events. Every other day is about making sure your manager is taken care of, now it’s time to take care of you! These upcoming events will help you hone your skills as an admin and you’ll have the opportunity to make lasting networking connections with colleagues from around the world. Below are travel itineraries for each event including flights, hotels, and ground transportation. What are you waiting for? Get planning and get hyped for these upcoming admin conferences! Click on any of the event names for a custom TRAVO itinerary.