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How to Effectively Communicate with Top Executives

Jessica Gardiner

Our Founder Honoured on Management Today’s 35 Under 35 List

Tamara Rudd

How to Build a Strong Professional Relationship with Your Executive

Jessica Gardiner

The Vital Role of Investing in Your Growth as a Personal or Executive Assistant

Let's cut to the chase, what's the one common downfall we've encountered over the lifetime of The Assistant Room? Assistants sabotaging their own success
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The PA Diaries: 5 Minutes with Chief of Staff Zoe Hill

Meet Zoe Hill, Chief of Staff at Arcade Media.
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The Indispensable Role of PAs: Why Every Executive Needs One

In response to the recent article published by Glamour Magazine describing the role of a charity PA as a'lazy girl' job, this article delves
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The PA Diaries: 5 Minutes with Personal Assistant Jemma Beggs

Meet Jemma Beggs, PA at global insurance business Legal and General.
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Interview: Jessica Gardiner, CEO at The Assistant Room

Ever met our Founder and CEO Jess Gardiner? Interviewed by Billy Hussein, Founder of Notion Magazine and The Promising Creative they deep dive into
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PA Diaries: 5 Minutes with Executive Assistant Emily Jepson

Meet Emily Jepson, EA to CEO and Founder at GWI, a leading audience targeting company.
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How To Start 2023 As The Best Version Of Yourself

Instead of getting caught up in the hype of how to transform into something or someone completely different (wave goodbye to the self inflicted
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How To Switch Off During The Festive Break

Many of us look forward to the festive break and all that comes along with it; the socializing, parties, spending time with family and
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How To Save Yourself From Self-Sabotage

It is heard when tackling career development, interpersonal challenges, even personal growth in an existing role – “I need to work on my confidence”
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How To Lead Global Teams As A PA

Businesses today are relying on a geographically diverse workforce to flourish within the global economy. They can cherry-pick talent from a competitive global pool
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Quiet Quitting: An Impossible Concept for the Admin Industry?

'Quiet Quitting' is the new buzz phrase, coming out of a lockdown world where people have started to reevaluate their priorities and work/life balance.
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How to Build your Self Esteem at Work

You've probably heard it before: your self esteem impacts every part of your life. The truth is, if you want to be successful at
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Does Teamwork Truly Exist Between Boss & PA?

The value of teamwork, is it really understood by Executives within the EA/PA - Exec relationship? Do they really see the role as a
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How to Build Your Confidence According to 5 Assistants

So if you're looking to build your confidence, where should you focus your time, effort and energy for the best outcome? We spoke to
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The Important Reason Why Every Personal Assistant Needs an Exit Interview

Receiving an offer for a new job is an exciting time in anyones career and that is no different for every PA and EA.
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At Home with Our Founder Jess

As we turned 5 this year and have survived 2 years of the pandemic, we decided to go back to the beginning and speak
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The Truth About the Executive Assistant Industry

In a recent survey we opened to Personal and Executive Assistants around the world, over 2000 business support professionals answered 'As a PA/EA, what
Jessica Gardiner

How to Onboard Virtually as an Executive Assistant

Following on from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, office life has changed beyond measure and if you're a Personal Assistant, Executive Assistant or
Jessica Gardiner

How to Create a Work/Life Balance as an Executive Assistant

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it so many changes, many of which occurred almost overnight.
Sarah Armendariz

How to Stop Your Bad Boss Throwing You Under the Bus

Do people confuse your role of successful business support professional with the profile of office scapegoat?
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Essential Time Management Techniques for Assistants

So, you’ve found yourself overwhelmed and on track to burnout. Whether you said yes to too many projects or simply cannot find a routine
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Behind the Scenes: Working as an Assistant in Tech

Learn what it takes to be Business Support Professional in one of the most fast paced industries in the world.
Jessica Gardiner

Introducing Our Brilliant New Partnership

We are excited to announce our exclusive partnership with talent business Crone Corkill.
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The Future of the Executive Assistant Role

How does a Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant extend their indispensability and remain relevant?
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Creating the Perfect At Home Office Space

Learn the 5 easy ways to create the perfect at home office space.
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How-to Manage Zoom Fatigue and Protect Your Energy

Discussing the realities of the world we now live in and how we can proactively work to protect our energy.
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Discovering How-to Support Our Mental Health

Colleagues Unite: How we can support our mental health whilst helping others with theirs too?
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How-to Support Men in the Business Support Industry

A discussion with Ben Stevenson, Executive Assistant to CEO, Managing Director and Commercial Director at Bloom Procurement Services.
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End of Year Review Guidance for Every Assistant

Top tips on how to prepare for your end of year review.
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The Eye-opening Reality of Being an Executive Assistant

Here is what nobody told you, me or the anyone else about being a support professional…
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Spoiler: Why Straight Talking as a PA Always Wins

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Unlock the Power of Learning as an Assistant

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Make or Break: The Dynamics of the Assistant to Boss Relationship

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Colleagues Unite: Supporting and Raising the Profile of Our LGBTQ+ Colleagues

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Stepping Back: The Secret Formula You Need to Move Forward

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Colleagues Unite: Supporting and Raising the Profile of Our Black Colleagues

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A Discussion On: Black Lives Matter + Our Role in Stomping Out Racism

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How to Handle Sabotage Like a Pro

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How to Work From Home with Kids During a Pandemic

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How to Work From Home Successfully During COVID-19

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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,
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How to Beat Imposter Syndrome

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Working Successfully With a Boss You Hate

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Building Confidence in the Workplace

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PA Diaries: John Bingham, EA at LATTE Recruitment

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How to Push Back on the Boss Like a Boss

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The PA Diaries Live – from the perspective of a Virtual Assistant

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PA Diaries: Danielle Francis, EA to Chairman at the Financial Conduct Authority

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7 Deadly Sins of the Summer Office Party

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PA Diaries: Jeremy Burrows, EA to CEO at Jane.ai

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PA Diaries: Chloe Isaacs, EA to CEO & CSO at Mudano

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Building Credibility as an Assistant

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PA Diaries: Emily O’Hara, PA to CEO IESA

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Boundary Setting with Your Boss

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PA Diaries: Claire Harold, Arup

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The Secret to Success as an Executive Assistant

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How to Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave

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Crazy Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

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PA Diaries: Melissa Hume, PA at First State Investments

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Banishing Burnout: Everything You Need to Know

Burnout is inevitable for a lot of us at any time of the year. With the added pressure of demanding Executives, organising and attending
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Want to be a Private PA? Here’s How to do it…

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5 Personality Traits of Successful Assistants

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PA Diaries: Abigail Jones EA to CEO, ghd

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Progress Over Perfection: Career Progression Tips for Every Assistant

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PA Diaries: Seema Shah, EA at Sportech

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5 Skills Every Assistant Should Embrace

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PA Diaries: Daisy Cochrane, PA to CEO at Oktra

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Dealing With the Loss of Your Office Bestie

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PA Diaries: Kathryn Wolstenholme, EA at MOO

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5 Essential Tips to Nail Meetings With Your Boss

Ensuring a regular 1:1 is not only scheduled between you and your boss but that it actually takes place is a crucial contributing element
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PA Diaries: Kelly Gethin, Amazon

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SAYING NO IS A FULL SENTENCE…OR IS IT A FULL STOP?

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How to Deal with a Difficult Boss? It’s Easier Than You Think…

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PA Diaries: Anna Johnstone, Glamour Magazine

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PA Diaries: Carys Stacey, Moet Hennessy

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PA Diaries: Yvette Pearson, ESF Capital

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3 Ways to go from Organisation Zero to Hero

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PA Diaries: Paula Gibson, JLT

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I’m a GOAL DIGGER, what are you?

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PA Diaries: Lucy Cook, ITV

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The Work – Life Balance…Yes! It Exists!

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PA Diaries: Bonnie Cookson, Natural Motion

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PA Diaries: Stuart Martin, OLIVER Agency

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Mental Health in the Workplace

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5 Top Tips For Becoming a Personal Assistant

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PA Diaries: Jennie Sheldon, PepsiCo

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PA Diaries: Jessica Moretti, Quintessentially

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The LinkedIn Lowdown

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PA Diaries: Leeanne Adu, Women In Sport

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PA Diaries: Amy Marsden SecsInTheCity PA of the Year 2016

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PA Diaries: Jessica Duerden, ODEON Group

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PA Diaries: Charlotte Fowler, Hakkasan

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Rise and Grind: 5 Monday Mantras to Swear By…

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PA Diaries: Janice Parker, SecsInTheCity Social Networking PA of the Year

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Life after Uni…The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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PA Diaries: Belstaff

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PA Diaries: Victoria Braithwaite, FARFETCH

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PA Diaries: YPLAN

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PA Diaries: Channel 4

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PA Diaries: The British Fashion Council

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PA Diaries: CVS

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PA Diaries: Lindsay Taylor

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PA Diaries: Tate

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PA Diaries: Facebook

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PA Diaries: Wagamama

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