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The ultimate tech guide for Personal and Executive Assistants

By |2020-06-02T15:33:07+01:00May 25th, 2020|Best Practices for Calendar Management, Email Management for Executive Assistants, Events Management for Executive Assistants, Executive Assistant key strengths, Featured, Key tasks for Executive Assistants, Long Form Posts, Meeting Management for Executive Assistants, Office Technology, Productivity and Time Management for Assistants, Starting out as a new Assistant, Staying on top of the day to day and gaining recognition, Taking Assistant career to the next level, Task Management, Travel management for Executive Assistants|

Most of us that have been working in the PA industry for a while now will have heard of the phrase ‘the tech-savvy assistant’. It might have cropped up on your job specs and been discussed during your most [...]

Getting the basics right: Personal and Executive Assistant Key Tasks

By |2020-06-01T09:09:45+01:00May 7th, 2020|Featured, Key tasks for Executive Assistants, Long Form Posts, Starting out as a new Assistant|

There are a lot of critical responsibilities for Assistants. During the day, Assistants have to do so many different things, so their skills and tasks are incredibly varied. For new Assistants, it is hard to know where to start. [...]

How Assistants can keep up in a fast-paced working environment

By |2020-04-02T20:10:28+01:00March 10th, 2020|Featured, Key tasks for Executive Assistants, Starting out as a new Assistant, Staying on top of the day to day and gaining recognition|

In a recent survey we conducted with the Practically Perfect PA readers we found that many Assistants struggle with the huge amount of work they have to get through in a day. The fast-paced environment, the never-ending deadlines and [...]

Effective Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

By |2020-04-02T20:09:27+01:00February 18th, 2020|Best Practices for Calendar Management, Key tasks for Executive Assistants, Long Form Posts, Starting out as a new Assistant|

Effective calendar management for Executive Assistants is a hugely important aspect of the role. Assistants spend at the very least a third of their day organising their Executive’s schedule. Juggling our Executive’s time is a [...]

Performance Reviews for Assistants

By |2020-04-02T20:17:17+01:00February 4th, 2020|Career development Advice for Executive Assistants, Long Form Posts, Starting out as a new Assistant, Staying on top of the day to day and gaining recognition|

One area that seems to change notably from job to job is remuneration and performance reviews for Assistants. In my first full-time job, I had quarterly performance reviews with my manager, half-yearly appraisals and at [...]

SMART objectives for Executive Assistants

By |2020-04-02T20:13:41+01:00January 28th, 2020|Career development Advice for Executive Assistants, Long Form Posts, Starting out as a new Assistant, Staying on top of the day to day and gaining recognition, Taking Assistant career to the next level|

SMART objectives for Executive Assistants are so crucial because, without them, Assistants can be at such a disadvantage. They can be taken for granted, they can be mismanaged, and they can be left without a clue as to what [...]