• Overcoming Workplace Bullying

    For as long as we can remember, people have condemned the office pecking order as something which counters everything we should represent – diversity, gender equality, and employee rights.  As assistants, we are no strangers to facing adversity however with fierce and ever growing representation of these key areas, the notion that an in-house queen/king bee still existing should be…
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    Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

    Have you ever felt like the odd one out? That your friends, colleagues and boss are going to come to a sudden realisation that you’re a fraud and that you don’t deserve the EA role you scored 6 months ago? Or the ‘well done’ bundle for smashing your targets for the quarter? If so, you’re not alone. More commonly known…
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    Working Successfully With a Boss You Hate

    Let’s be honest, bad bosses exist and as an Assistant, you are primed to come up against some of the toughest people in business. Navigating difficult relationships can build resilience and tenacity however dealing with a persistently sour apple is about as demotivating as finding a great parking space, but then realising that you won’t fit. We reached out to…
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    Building Confidence in the Workplace

    Confidence in the workplace is a combination of what you know, what you’re willing to learn, and your own internal belief. Focus on developing yourself in all three areas and you will be well on your way to feeling and acting as the confident and dependable professional you know you are. Do it correctly and it can lead to promotions,…
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    PA Diaries: John Bingham, EA at LATTE Recruitment

    Introducing John Bingham, Executive Assistant at LATTE Recruitment and  Founder of his own online art business. We chat about his journey into the role of EA, the challenges he has faced throughout his career and how he balances LATTE life with his art on a 4 day week in the office. The Assistant Room: Your career has been spent in…
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    How to Push Back on the Boss, Like a Boss!

    Being able to say “no” and push back when you are your boss’s right-hand woman (or man!), responsible for making sure everything is in order and that their workflow is seamless, can be challenging to say the least – no one enjoys it. At one point in my career, I felt that saying ‘no’ equalled failing and that I was…
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