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10 Questions and a Selfie: Onica Mlangeni

What is your full name? Mmakgano Onica Helen Mlangeni What is your professional job title? Personal Assistant What does a typical day in your life look like? Arrive at work discuss the days meeting with the Boss after making sure that the office is ready and everything is in place […]

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10 Questions and a Selfie: Louisa Kambile

What is your full name? Louisa Kambile (Nickname Lulu) What is your professional job title? Department Administrator  at Hensoldt Optronics (Pty) Ltd What does a typical day in your life look like? There is no such thing as a normal or typical day. Everything depends on what is happening in […]

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10 Questions and a Selfie: Linda Josina Ditodi

What is your full name? Linda Josina Ditodi What is your professional job title? Executive Personal Assistant – Office of the Chief Executive What does a typical day in your life look like? My day starts at 06h30 with a cup of black rooibos. I read the newspaper and then […]

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OPSA Makes a Tough Call – Breaking A Longstanding Tradition

Interview with OPSA’s CEO, Bianca FilmalterOPSA usually starts its National Office Professional of the Year Competition in June.  Why haven’t we heard or seen anything?After a number of conversations with our stakeholders, OPSA Ambassadors and amongst ourselves,  OPSA’s leadership has taken the decision to break with tradition and move our […]

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Techno Tuesday: Cyber Security 101

Cyber security is a confusing topic if you are not an IT specialist.  And I am by no means an IT specialist, but I do understand the importance of protecting your data. Cyber security is the body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data […]

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Techno Tuesday: Security – Ransomware

Viruses – RansomwareNo doubt you have been alerted to the new virus that has been taking place across the world recently.  If not, here is a summary: The ransomware scam uses a virus that blocks your computer and will only give you a special code or access to your PC […]

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Techno Tuesday: Boomerang – Scheduling messages

A very cool feature of Boomerang is the scheduling of messages. And today I used it.Let me tell you why! I am the secretary for a very complicated committee on our campus.  And for any office professional compiling agendas and taking minutes, you may have had the stressful task of […]

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