Administrative professionals are expected to wear a lot of hats in the workplace. From scheduling meetings to planning travel — even managing social media accounts — it can be tough to keep everything organized.
The good news is, there are multiple apps that can help you better manage your responsibilities. Here’s a look at 4 must-have apps for administrative professionals.
24me acts as your own personal assistant. The app includes your to-do lists, notes, and calendar all in one place, making it easier for you to manage everything. With 24me, it’s all integrated. Your notes, tasks, and to-do lists can all be viewed and managed from the calendar. It will also remind you of special events — like birthdays and anniversaries — and includes the ability to send gifts from the 24me gift store. You can even connect your utilities, banks and service providers to get reminders when bills are due and pay them from the app. Learn More
Dropbox is a cloud storage service that gives you the ability to access your files from just about anywhere. Securely store important documents, pictures, PDF’s, spreadsheets and more so when your boss needs something right this minute, you can access it immediately from your desktop or mobile device. While some of their plans require a paid subscription, the free plan, Dropbox Basic, comes with 2GB of storage, more than enough for most administrative professionals. Learn More
Many companies, especially small businesses, are delegating social media management to their administrative professionals. Hootsuite is a great tool for any admin who has to manage multiple social media accounts. Simply connect your company’s social accounts to the app and you’re ready to post on every social media site from one place. The free version allows you to connect up to three social profiles, and there are paid versions that include the ability to connect more profiles and schedule your posts for the future. Learn More
A big part of your job is managing travel plans for your boss. And the consequences of a missed flight or botched hotel booking can be disastrous. TripIt compiles all your travel information into one simple itinerary so you can ensure you get all the pertinent information to your boss. The app is extremely simple to use: forward all your hotel, flight and car rental confirmations to firstname.lastname@example.org and TripIt automatically transforms your confirmation emails into a comprehensive travel itinerary. You or your boss can access the itinerary from any device and share it with others. Learn More
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