Posts

20
Apr

Email Invites- Best Practices from the Worxbee Team

Answer the 5 “W’s” First thing’s first, tell your audience what’s happening! When it comes to a great email invite, refer to the 5 W’s — who, what, when, where, and why. This is a good rule of thumb when writing a great email invite. If you answer all five, you’re ready to hit send! Who: You’ll want to make

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14
Apr

Streamlining Communication- Team Huddles

There is no doubt that a simple team huddle can make your business better and improve communication across the board. Leaders participate, but they don’t run the show. Giving everyone a voice and chance to discuss and collaborate creates a thriving team environment and it serves several purposes: Reinforce core values and mission. Regular peer to peer discussions centered around the

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31
Mar

Noteworthy Client Questions: How to Take Events Online

With the COVID-19 outbreak, the world is changing and business leaders are pivoting to meet those changes. With companies shutting their doors and or operating virtually, business leaders are having to learn new ways to keep their business model going despite the current situation. Many of our clients are asking how to take events online. While it is not possible

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24
Mar

Real Ways to Connect Virtual Teams

As the world shifts and the workplace changes to embrace the virtual model, leaders can still take steps to bring their teams together — Connection is key. Now is not the time to under-communicate. Our team uses Slack, phone, email, and video conferencing to communicate with one another. If a remote team member feels isolated, it can sometimes translate to “My work

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18
Mar

60 Seconds with Our Founder: Implementing Core Hours in light of COVID-19

 

6
Mar

Working Virtually– Tips from the Worxbee Team

In this day and age, virtual teams have become a fact of life. Remote teams and work options have increased by more than 40% in the past five years alone, and companies that do make this transition have benefited. They are able to hire top talent, retain happy employees, lower costs, make better use of technology, and improve productivity. So

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11
Feb

Best Practice #5- Establish Trust

In this series we’ve explored four best practices for on-boarding a new VEA (Virtual Executive Assistant). Communicate Set Up Process Provide Ongoing Feedback Set Clear Expectations Which all lead to our 5th and final best practice: Establish Trust The foundation of any lasting relationship, professional or personal, is trust. It is easier said than done and it will take some

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16
Jan

Basic Rules to Excel as an Executive Assistant

Working as an Executive Assistant is a challenging task that requires many hard and soft skills if you’re going to thrive. Anyone with a service-oriented mindset and determination can become an effective assistant. Follow these basic rules to excel in your role as an Executive Assistant:   Always be prepared. It’s practically a rule of the universe. When you don’t complete something, you’ll be asked for it. If

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27
Dec

What’s Next for Worxbee in 2020?

There’s no doubt that 2019 has been a huge year for Worxbee — from experiencing huge growth for Worxbee Individual Support (8,600 hours of VEA support for clients!),  launching Managed Shared Services Executive Assistant Support, adding extremely talented people to our team, and offering on-going training for our team, it’s been an exciting 12 months. But, we’re even more excited for what

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19
Nov

7 Best Time Management Tools From the Worxbee Team

Keeping track of time is an essential part of productivity. It can improve motivation, show your biggest time wasters, and help you to see the real effect of your work. Moreover, you will be able to track which tasks are most productive, while avoiding procrastination during your work day. Time management tools make  productivity easy. Do you need a time

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