Podcast: Meet Kirsi Swinton, EA at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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Episode 9: Kirsi Swinton, Executive Assistant and Head of the UK+I Assistants network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Assistant Room Ambassador

In the 9th episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Kirsi Swinton, Executive Assistant and Head of the UK+I Assistants network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Assistant Room Ambassador Together, they talk about transferrable skills, her biggest support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how to can create strong relationships to help us succeed in our careers.

In the 9th episode of the series we interview Kirsi Swinton, Assistant Room Ambassador, Executive Assistant and Head of the UK+I assistants network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

With our Founder Jess, they both talk through:

How Kirsi transitioned into the Business Support industry from hospitality

The importance of putting your mental health first and not compromising on the behaviour of bad bosses

Why making an informed decision on who your future employer will be during the interview process is crucial

The future of the support industry post COVID-19 and the importance of being inclusive as an industry

Her passion for the internal PA network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise that she boldly leads with exceptional expertise

About The Assistant Room Podcast

Join us for season 1 of The Assistant Room podcast as we uncover what goes on behind the scenes of successful Personal and Executive Assistants at some of the biggest brands in the world.

Throughout each episode our Founder Jess, an ex EA of over ten years sits down to chat to experienced assistants from different industries, at different stages in their career, to uncover the secrets to their success, the challenges they have overcome and the passion they have for their role.

Season 1 guests have included Google, Tribal Worldwide, L’Oreal, FTI Consulting, Facebook, American Express Global Business Travel, Knight Frank, Egon Zehnder, Salesforce and Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

The Assistant Room Membership

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Save time, be more organised and say hello to your new community. Develop your professional skills with lifetime access to our learning and development area and meet your new mentor/business coach.

Join our exclusive membership to supercharge your career, build your community, grow your confidence with new skills and be rewarded for being an assistant.