• PA Diaries: Seema Shah, EA at Sportech

    Seema Shah, EA at Sportech, proud Mum of a thirteen year old, PA of the Year in 2011 with Executive Secretary Magazine, finalist with SecsInTheCity as Social Media PA of the Year in 2012 and all around superwoman. If there is one thing we can all learn from Seema is the ability to go above and beyond your job description…
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    5 Skills Every Assistant Should Embrace

    Being positive, confident and tech savvy is a given when successfully navigating your way around an ever changing to do list and Exec. But what makes an amazing Assistant? Our list is endless but to kick this conversation off, here are five key skills that every Assistant should embrace. Own it, you are awesome! Managing Up. Managing Down. Mentioned frequently…
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    PA Diaries: Daisy Cochrane, PA to CEO at Oktra

    When you ask most people what being a PA means, you would be hard pushed to find someone who answers that question in the same way Daisy Cochrane does. As the PA to the CEO and Senior Leadership team at Oktra, Daisy is everything that I aspired to be when I was a newbie Assistant  11 years ago – driven,…
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    Dealing With the Loss of Your Office Bestie

    It’s time to celebrate! So you’re about to part ways with the person who has been by your side for as long as you can remember and you are absolutely devastated. Nothing this bad has happened since Ross and Rachel broke up. But hey, remember, this is not all about you! It’s time to crack open the bubbly and start…
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    PA Diaries: Kathryn Wolstenholme, EA at MOO

    After many conversations during The Assistant Room networking events, more glasses of wine than we can count and multiple emails spanning 6 months, it’s a sunny Monday morning in July when Kathryn Wolstenholme and I finally manage to settle down to chat through her incredible career as an EA. With an infectious smile and one of the warmest personalities in…
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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 to everyone’s success at work. However, without a proper framework in place or having a clear understanding of of how to make the most of these meetings, your 1:1 can quickly become ineffective and just another…
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