Podcast: Andrea Robson, EA to CEO & Exec Team

Join us as we deep dive into the lives and experiences of the most successful Personal and Executive Assistants in the UK and beyond as uncover what goes on behind the scenes of a successful assistant at some of the biggest brands in the world. Throughout each episode, I (Jess, the Founder of The Assistant Room and ex EA of ten…
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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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