What if I look stupid?

During the Virtual Summit 2017, we had the brilliant Lisa N. Alexander present her session on how Assistants can feel more empowered in the workplace. On the outside you smile, you nod in agreement, but inside you’re frustrated. You’re angry at yourself for not speaking up. You don’t ask for what you want because: You […]

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Day in the life: Kara Tanenbaum, EA at Lakeside Project Solutions

Day in the life: Kara Tanenbaum, EA at Lakeside Project Solutions

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Kara Tanenbaum, EA at Lakeside Project Solutions which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks.  What are the main aspects of your role? I am the Executive Assistant to the President/CEO of a Facility Maintenance company and my primary responsibility is helping my Executive manage her 20% to ensure the […]

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Are you working in a hostile environment?

Are you working in a hostile environment?

Everyone has the right to work in an environment that is based on respect and supports your wellbeing. This is the necessary level of care that every employer offices but, unfortunately, there are a lot of working environments that do not offer this to their employees. Working in, what has been coined ‘ hostile working […]

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Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co

Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co, which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks.  What are the main aspects of your role? It changes from day to day, but mainly ensuring the CEO and CFO of my company have all the information and resources they need to perform […]

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Day in the life: Amy Franklyn, EA at Bird & Bird

Day in the life: Amy Franklyn, EA at Bird & Bird

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Amy Franklyn, EA at Bird & Bird which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role?    I manage a team of PAs and Administrative Assistants and I support the firm’s Head of Corporate and General Counsel. I help the business with […]

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How to start your own Virtual Assistant Business

Are you currently a PA, dreaming of having your own VA business? Maybe you’re an Admin Professional, who craves having the control and freedom of running your own business? If you’re currently employed and looking to make a career change to VA, it’s a simpler process than you think. Whether you’re a PA, EA or […]

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What's in Store for Temporary Jobs following Brexit?

What’s in store for temporary jobs following Brexit?

Following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU in June 2016, London has seen a sharp increase in temporary office support vacancies across industries, that has continued to rise in the approach to the leaving date, March 29th 2019. During this period, many businesses have undertaken strategic workforce planning to best utilise their existing workforce, […]

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