We’ll go ahead and admit it: we’re a little rebellious. As Ninjas, we enjoy making our mark and bucking norms in favor of innovation. Hence our Admin Week takeover. Remember what Administrative Professionals’ Day used to be like? (For some reason, a mug of candy or a bouquet of mums became the standard token of appreciation.)
Proud doesn’t begin to describe how we feel about the Ninjas nominated for this year’s OfficeNinjas All-Star award. Office Managers, Executive Assistants, Workplace Managers (AKA Office Ninjas) are accustomed to working behind the scenes, often with little recognition for their vital contributions, so it was particularly exciting when thousands of submissions rolled in! With so…Read more
Today’s OfficeNinjas All-Star Award is presented by Breather! Breather is a network of beautiful, professional spaces for team meetings, offsites, brainstorming sessions, and more. Browse 350+ locations across 10 cities and reserve a practical space through the website or mobile app. Ninja Snapshot Name: Sarah Schraer Title & Company: Office Manager, Viget Location: Washington, DC #…Read more
Today’s OfficeNinjas All-Star Award is presented by NatureBox! NatureBox revolutionized office snacks with delicious assortments of high-quality, naturally better-for-you nibbles that ship right to the office doorstep. Whether you’ve got a hankerin’ for something sweet or salty, NatureBox has you covered with up to 50 inventive treats. And now, their office snacks program offers UNLIMITED…Read more
Today’s OfficeNinjas All-Star Award is presented by Hilton Hotels and Resorts! Looking for a new go-to hotel? Look no further than Hilton Hotels and Resorts—they’re the stuff Ninja dreams are made of. There are an astounding number of locations to choose from; we’re talkin’ 570 across six continents! Our favorite Hilton happens to be in…Read more
Every part of Ninja life is about the details. But when it comes to business travel or special events, it’s especially challenging. Booking travel accommodations for other people? Hard. Planning events and securing space for a stellar meeting? Equally as hard. You need a place where the staff is friendly, the space is set up…Read more
These are just a few ways Jaime Caban’s colleagues described him in his 31 All-Star nominations. Yes, you read that right—Jaime received more than 30 nominations from the engineers, technical writers, and executives at the San Francisco-based software company StreamSets—and he deserves every single one of ‘em.
You’re the best. Three little words that when coming from your boss or co-worker, you take with a grain of salt. But when someone outside of the office raves about your awesomeness, that praise really gets you in your happy place. Since team members sometimes do pay compliments you deserve, you’re probably aware of how magnificent…Read more
You connect the dots between departments, have mastered the art of juggling an array of competing work priorities, all while keeping the lights on and often acting as director of first impressions.
Be honest—could you imagine a day in the office without your executive assistant, office manager, operations guru or vibe manager there, attending to a thousand tiny details, anticipating everyone’s needs, averting disaster at every turn?