We’re Taking Over Administrative Professionals Day on April 22, 2015. Join us!

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Stock Photography That’s Beautiful *and* Free? It Exists!

Stock Photos - OfficeNinjas

In general, stock photography catches a lot of flak. You’ve seen the Hairpin’s gallery of women laughing alone with salad. More recently, the marketing team for Vince Vaughn’s new movie Unfinished Business had some fun recreating the awkward images you find in power point presentations projected in conference rooms across the country.

We laugh because it’s funny, and it’s funny … [ Read More ]

Functional Fashion: Accessories for the All-Day Conference

All Day Conference

All-day conferences are great for professional development and networking, but they’re also a lot like triathlons: the right gear can make or break you. So the next time you get approval to attend one, don’t just wing it. With the right planning, you can optimize your endurance and make the most efficient use of your energy.

Your mission: Accessorize for

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5 Signs It’s Time to Quit Your Job

When It's Time to Quit Your Job

While we’re all still reeling from John Stewart’s announcement that he’s leaving The Daily Show, you’ve got to give the guy credit. It’s not easy to step away from such an amazing, sought-after gig. But he’s a smart guy who knows when to say “when.” He’s had ideas for new opportunities, felt himself getting “restless” and decided to go out … [ Read More ]

Take Guilt-Free Days Off with this 3-Step Plan

guilt-free day off

It’s likely that many of your coworkers take a sick day or schedule a vacation without a second thought, while you spend your time off wracked with guilt and worrying about the state of operations while your “OOO” auto-reply is left in charge.

Enter the office ninja’s foolproof plan for guilt-free days off. It’s a lot like a lesson plan … [ Read More ]

Office Ninja Confessions: The Pee-petrator

Horrified in Hollywood: OfficeNinjas

Any ninjas out there know a good vendor for branded HAZMAT suits? Seriously, after reading this week’s confession we’re thinking of adding them to our gear store.

We thought it couldn’t get much more disgusting than armpit hair grooming. Or more shameless than telling your assistant to simply accept that you’re an asshole. But, it does.

Brace yourself, … [ Read More ]

Rock Your Boss’s Socks with Your Next Vendor Selection Project

Vendor Scorecard - OfficeNinjas

On average, how many hours do you put into selecting a new vendor? Think about the initial google research, and then all the emails and phone tag. Next you obsess over your “short list” and launch into the cat wrangling exercise that is reference checking. It’s a lot of time and energy, right?

So when your boss turns around and … [ Read More ]

CASTING CALL: Are You The Next Office Ninja All-Star?

Office Ninja All-Stars

2/24 Update: We’ve received nominations from over 23 different cities! Keep them nominations coming!

In case you haven’t heard, we’re taking over Administrative Professionals Day. And, while we’re at it, we’re going to take over the whole darn week!

Why? Because we’re champions of extraordinary workplaces, and so are you. When did admin recognition become all about wilted, mail-order … [ Read More ]

11 Gnarly 80’s Songs to Go From Buggin’ to #BossMode

Nothing says “I’m having a great day” like 80’s music. As a child of the 80’s, I have a very strong affinity for the poppy beats of my decade. You can oftentimes find me bingeing on nothing but the B-52’s for LITERALLY days.

So, while my previous #BossMode playlist helped you get in touch with your swagger, this 80’s edition … [ Read More ]

WIN Fun Desk Essentials from Knock Knock!

OfficeNinjas Knock Knock Giveaway

TeamNinja thinks you and your desk could use a little mid-winter rejuvenation.

So we partnered up with Knock Knock, one of our favorite makers of fun desk items and one-of-a-kind gifts, to bring you a giveaway that’s guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Because that’s what Knock Knock does, Ninjas. From their whimsical desk fortune dispenser to … [ Read More ]

We’re Taking Over Administrative Professionals Day

AdminDayBash

If the words “Administrative Professionals Day” elicit an involuntary eye roll, we don’t blame you. We blame lame greeting card messages that minimize your work, dollar store mugs filled with crappy candy, and wilted mail-order flowers.

Somewhere along the way, this holiday got the short end of the stick.

That’s why OfficeNinjas is taking over Administrative Professionals Day and throwing … [ Read More ]

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