Basic Office Skills

Nothing beats hands-on know-how: take minutes, set up meetings, manage the office. How to be indispensable.

45 Things You Do That Drive Your Boss Crazy*
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Anita Bruzzese

Perigee, 2007

(8)

Make a few of these mistakes at work and you might lose your job. Make all 45 and your boss will exterminate you.
Organise Yourself
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John Caunt

Kogan Page, 2006

(7)

Clutter got you down? Learn to clean up your desk and your personal life.
How to Manage Meetings
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Alan Barker

Kogan Page, 2007

(7)

None of us is as smart as all of us – which is why you should learn to run effective meetings.
Taking Minutes of Meetings
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Joanna Gutmann

Kogan Page, 2006

(7)

A practical, easy-to-use resource for one of the most important people at any meeting: the minute-taker.