Regardless of your administrative title, industry or organisation size, you need to find a good mentor explains Joan Burge. Mentors save you time, energy, and even money. They reduce stress and make life easier. Mentors challenge us to be our best, hold us accountable, and make us take a close look at ourselves; which is […]
Over the last few years, I have often written and spoken about the benefits of having a mentor. The relationship really can bring lots of fantastic benefits for both the mentor and the person receiving their advice. I think I have the conversation quite a lot with Assistants because it is not something that you […]
Happy International Women’s Day you AMAZING readers. I want to start today’s post by telling you a little bit about me over the last few years. I started Practically Perfect PA while working as an EA for a whole number of reasons, but mainly because I had a lot to share. I’d learnt and I’d […]
In a recent survey conducted by Robert Walters on the benefits of having a mentor, it emerged that 32% of support staff do not think they would benefit from taking part in a formal mentoring programme and a further 76% have never been part of a mentoring programme. They are high statistics but not surprising.