When “Start” Begins to Creep into Your Writing

  by Barbara McNichol Editor of Word Trippers Do you have a habit of frequently starting a sentence with the word “start” or “begin”? Recently, in a 5,000-word document I edited, those two words appeared 14 times, while only five were deemed necessary. To be more direct with your writing, skip the “start” part and remember…

Prepare for 2016: Tips to help You Shine in the New Year

The role of the administrative professional is consistently evolving, and specialists in this field must continuously assess and refine their skill sets. Though the responsibilities of an administrator can change depending on the size of the company and structure of the organization, aptitude in the following areas can make you an invaluable resource to your office.