How to help your boss allocate resources on projects

How to help your Executive allocate resources on projects

Like most senior level Executives, your boss will be involved in lots of different projects, making the decisions and driving these initiatives forward. If the projects are not managed by a central project management office (and in smaller organisations, this is often the case), then you can add value by helping your Executive plan out […]

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Project Management 101: Getting to grips with MS Project

At the recent Future Assistant conference we held a session on Project Management for beginners. It was a really popular session and it made me think that we could do a lot more blog posts on project management, particularly as so many of you are working on your own projects and in supporting project teams. So […]

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Project Manage like a pro

Project Manage like a pro

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. So many organisations are recognising that PAs are natural project managers – we are organised, we structure our work in a way that lends itself well to project work and actually we’ve been managing projects for most of our working life! But as usual, most of […]

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How to ensure your admin improvement projects stick!

How to ensure your admin improvement projects stick!

How many times are we asked to make improvements to administrative processes without any real guidance on what to do or where to start? Most managers will hire professional consultants for business improvement projects but will ask their Assistants to make changes to the fundamental administrative structures without instruction or training. Even if we do […]

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