The Secretarial Site is now bringing to you
details of the latest products, technology, news, and information that
could be of interest to you in your role as a Secretary, Office
Administrator, Office Professional or anyone who likes to be advised of
new products. If you have invented a product and would like to
advise others of it, please email
details to me.
If your business regularly mails out a newsletter, how do you know its
not ending up in the junk folder. On occasions, I have found genuine
e-mail in my junk folder, but now you can safe guard against this. Test
it today to see if e-mail will be delivered safely. Read the
Guide to Spam and Anti-Spam Manaagement" to ensure your e-mail is
Convert your business cards to a searchable data-base
You can now scan your business cards
into a database without having to type all the details and the great news
is, it is SEARCHABLE. The kit has a USB scanner and recognises the
important details like name, address etc. You will even be able
print ID badges, mailing labels and stickers using the database. Get
Microsoft Word Tips and Short Cuts
Did you know that there are some great Word
tips and short cuts all set out for you at the Microsoft website?
I've repeated just one of the tips you'll find there. Hop
across and see how you can save some time.
Get Easy Access to Documents You Use
Often From Tony De Lucia, Lexington, Kentucky
The Work menu is a great Word feature that
few people know about. You can use the Work menu to keep an easily
accessible list of your favorite Word files.
To add the Work menu to the menu bar or a
On the Tools menu, click Customize,
and then click the Commands tab.
In the Categories box, click Built-in Menus.
Click Work in the Commands box and drag it to the
menu bar or displayed toolbar.
With the Work menu in place, you can add
any open Word document to your list. Here are the options:
To add the current document to the Work
menu, on the Work menu, click Add to Work Menu.
To open a document on the Work menu, on
the Work menu, click the document you want to open.
To remove a document from the Work menu:
Press CTRL+ALT+- (dash key). Your
cursor will look like a large, bold underscore.
On the Work menu, click the
document you want to remove.
Microsoft Word Viewer 97/2000 for users
who don't have Word; it allows them to open and view Word 97 and Word 2000
With the Microsoft Word Viewer 97/2000,
Microsoft Word users can share documents with those who do not have Word
and users without Word can open and view Word documents. This product also
allows users who wish to post rich-formatted Word documents on the
Internet to expand their online audience to people who might not have
Word. This viewer also allows users to view and print documents created in
the Word native file format, even if they do not have Word. Users are
allowed to zoom, outline, or view page layout, headers/footers, footnotes,
This product is "freeware."
The Word Viewer can be downloaded
here or is also available from the Microsoft Download Service at (425)
Do you use Templates?
If you answered yes, then you need to
here and you will be transported to the Microsoft Template Gallery
where you'll find templates for resumes, calendars, letters, agendas,
training schedule....there's plenty to choose from, or learn
how to do them yourself.
Know of some good seminars or
workshops heading your way?
If you do, I'd like to let everyone else know too.
Please email me with
the details and I'll set up an events/seminar page so details are
available to everyone. These can be anywhere in the world. Many
thanks for your co-operation.
See below the type of information you can
access right here:
Is there such a thing
as Secretarial Ethics?
Secretaries throughout the world would certainly work using a code of
Ethics - see how the ethics we have developed can assist you in becoming a
valuable member in the workforce and could even assist you in climbing the
specifically for the Secretarial profession
Books are still an invaluable learning aid used by the Secretary and great
for continual reference. You will be surprised how just one piece of
advice will be used over and over in the office and as times continue to
change you will have the need to reference these books time and time
- Do you answer the telephone correctly? Are you friendly and let
the caller know you're listening and interested? If not, don't
distress, we have a lesson for you that will make your Company proud.
- you will learn how to make appointments and what information your
Manager needs so he has all the facts and is prepared. Only then will the
meeting will be successful.
Writing Correspondence -
Step by step instructions on how to lay out your office correspondence
with all the relevant information. You will even learn how to write
your letter so the message is conveyed to the recipient successfully.
All about Meetings -
There are many aspects to be aware of to make a meeting run smoothly.
If you are the key person responsible for setting up meetings from
preparing meeting notices and agendas, to taking minutes of the meeting,
you are in the right place. You can choose formats and tools that
will make your job easier.
is MOUS Certification?
Find out more about this certification. You can even take the exam
and receive your MOUS certificate. If you're not quite ready, take
the courses that you need to enable you to become certified.
The Secretarial Site has up to date news on various seminars focused
towards Secretaries, Office Professionals, executive Secretaries,
Administrative Assistants, and Personal Assistants, in locations that may
When is Administrative
Professional's Day/Secretaries Day
Administrative Professional's Day is always the last Wednesday in the last full week of the month of
April and this full week is dedicated to Administrative Professionals. Mark it now in
your diary so you and your fellow workers can celebrate. Better
still, spread the word and enter it into your Manager's diary so he/she is
made aware of it.
But what happened to Secretaries Day? It has been
renamed to Administrative Professional's Day! Did you know the
National Secretaries Association, now known as IAAP, began this special