Vickie Sokol Evans teaching at UICApril 21, 2016 – Austin, Texas –  Administrative Professionals Week will be celebrated right here in Austin, as Microsoft Certified Technology Instructor to Bill Gates’ team, Vickie Sokol Evans, takes to the Microsoft Store, Monday April 25th, 6-8pm delivering her unique and entertaining session: “Timesaving (and Jaw-Dropping) Productivity Tips” based on her bestselling “100 Tips” series of books.

Attendees will discover quick and easy tips, best practices and shortcuts in Word, Excel, PowerPoint that will save them hours in their week. This free event is for members of the Administrative Professionals Network of Austin (APNA), which is also free to join. Event registration link:

Administrative professionals make up 4.1 million of the U.S. workforce. Yet the administrative industry is still one of the most unrecognized professions, particularly when it comes to career development opportunities and formal training that is relevant to their role.

Established in 1952, Administrative Professionals Week (APW) recognises administrative support staff – with April 27th marking international Administrative Professionals Day. If you can’t make it to the Microsoft Store at the Domain, or just want to find out more, you can join in the conversation online at twitter using the hashtag #APW, where tips, tricks and techniques for the Administrative industry will be shared worldwide.

 “The team here at the Microsoft Store is grateful to have the trainer to Bill’s team headquartered in Austin. We look forward to hosting many more of these public events with Vickie when she’s not on tour and is available to share the latest productivity tips.” Commented Deidre Honea, Community Development Specialist, Microsoft Store – Austin.

Co-founder of APNA Danielle Zamora added: “We are thrilled to have Vickie as the guest speaker for the April meetup, which kicks off Administrative Professionals Week! Vickie trains the world’s top admins and now gets to present in her hometown of Austin on such a special week! I’ve personally attended Vickie’s trainings and I’m so excited that APNA will get the pleasure of gaining valuable skills from Vickie at our upcoming event on April 25th!”

Administrative Professionals Week, is an opportunity for professionals who operate in this sector to be recognized and to celebrate their personal achievements and the achievements of the industry as a whole.

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