Securing a forward-thinking and solution-focused temporary assistant is often high on priorities when executives enter the market for a new assistant. So how can you deliver your best self in such a short amount of time? The need for a temp can strike at any moment or may be part of a longer route to […]
Starting a new Assistant role can be a pretty nerve-wracking experience. We have to form productive working relationships pretty quickly, build rapport, learn new systems and hit the ground running within a few weeks (if we are lucky!). Many organisations that I worked in assumed I knew what I was doing from day one, which […]
Booking a last minute trip to an international company? Or maybe you’re managing the annual ski-trip for the entire company? We get it. Booking and managing business travel is time consuming, stressful, and let’s be honest, not always that appreciated. That’s why we are super excited to announce that we are partnering up with TravelPerk […]
It’s that time of year, when we start reflecting on what we have achieved, question if we are on the right path and possibly asking ourselves if we are adding value or creating an impact in any way. Even if it’s just on a small scale.
According to tech giant Cisco, 80% of all internet traffic will be video by 2019. No surprise then that the vast majority of employers now use video as part of their interview process, saying it saves a significant amount of time on face-to-face interviews and gives hiring managers a strong understanding of who will fit […]
Back in May I wrote a blog post on improving your relationship with your boss. At the time I wrote that the most important relationship assistants have at work is with their Executive. I stand by this statement so much so that I think it is worth giving a few more tips to help improve your […]
This is a question I have faced many times during my career. Your personal life can affect your work in so many ways; it could be anything from a few late nights that make you feel tired in the office to have real stress at home that does impact your performance. How do you stop […]
Recently, I’ve written two blog posts for Assistants who are preparing for an interview. Both blog posts contain five questions that are often asked in an interview for a new Assistant position. In this blog post, Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 3, we will look at another five questions that […]