The tech world is fast-paced, which means there’s an endless amount of new tools, resources, apps, platforms, and products for you to try. So many, in fact, that it can be a little overwhelming at times. But, as an Office Ninja, you need to stay at the forefront of what works and what doesn’t. Oh yeah, and you still have … [ Read More ]
Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of Knocked Up Ninja, read part 1 and part 2. In addition to being 2015’s OfficeNinjas All-Star, author Karina Young is now a new mom! Join us in congratulating Karina and her new baby girl.
As you enter your third trimester, there are a flurry of thoughts and feelings running through … [ Read More ]
As an Office Ninja, your work often goes undetected, quietly happening in the shadows of cubicles and front desks. Though your impact is vast and irrefutable, you operate covertly. Sometimes there’s thanks and appreciation, but there’s rarely any fanfare.
The thing is, you DESERVE a little fanfare! You’re a STAR, and we think you should be celebrated and recognized on … [ Read More ]
Despite the title of this article, we admit it: work is not that weird (usually). What we do at work is mostly straightforward—we earn a paycheck by fulfilling our job duties. But the latest trends in work can most definitely be weird—at least, until we adopt them completely or ignore them entirely.
We delved deep into a few of the … [ Read More ]
Put down the device and put your hands up in the air. You’ve been caught red-handed scrolling on your phone first thing in the morning.
These days, our devices are holding our whole lives hostage. We’re servants to the pinging of our email, the vibration of a text, the unnecessary notification that so-and-so is inviting you to play the latest … [ Read More ]
There are things you wait for and things you don’t. Wait for a table at your favorite restaurant. Wait for the right job offer, and definitely wait for a soulmate to settle down. But DO NOT WAIT to get your ticket to Admin Bash 2016!
April 27, 2016 // 5:30pm-9:00pm
San Francisco, CA
Why? First … [ Read More ]
As Office Ninjas, you know that being in the know of new gadgets and services breaking out in the market is a huge asset. Not only can you find tools for yourself, but you’re the one in charge of making sure that everyone has what they need to do their jobs properly (and as efficiently as possible). You’re the advocate … [ Read More ]
Does anyone remember the days when cocktails and alcohol were routine office supplies? When lunch consisted of two and a half hours and three martinis? Or are we just imagining this from Mad Men?
Drinking in the office and at work is a proud American tradition. I’m not talking happy hour drinks, but onsite drinking. After a decline in … [ Read More ]
If you don’t do it, it probably won’t get done.
We understand this, Ninja. But we 100% refuse to let you buy your own card for Administrative Professionals Day.
First of all, that’s just silly. Second of all, we don’t think Hallmark really gets the scope and importance of your job. And lastly (and most importantly), a card? … [ Read More ]
It’s that time of year again—the end of the year—and you know what that means: end-of-year coverage. If OfficeNinjas was a music publication or a politics blog we’d name the top 10 albums of the year or worst political blunders of the year. But we aren’t. Instead, we’re a community of hardworking, kickass Admins, Executive Assistants and Office Managers whose … [ Read More ]