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March 16, 2022 in Executive Assistant

Networking Tips for Executive Assistants and Administrative Professionals

Networking is a great way to meet professionals from different fields and areas of expertise. According to LinkedIn, 70 percent of people are hired through a connection. Almost 80 percent…

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March 9, 2022 in Executive Assistant

How to Effectively Onboard Your New Executive Assistant

Whether you have just found your executive assistant (EA) or are looking for one, onboarding is an essential step in the post-hiring process. Preparation will ensure the process goes smoothly,…

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March 2, 2022 in Corporate Culture, Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant Interview Questions That Provide Real Insight

Interviewing a candidate for a job is one of the most crucial steps in finding the right fit for your team or company. While you can’t find out everything about…

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February 23, 2022 in Corporate Culture, Executive Assistant

How to Make Travel Plans for Your Boss

Business travel is crucial to a business’s long-term success. Business travel brings in clients, opportunities, and helps a company expand its foothold. As an executive assistant, when your boss is…

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February 16, 2022 in Corporate Culture, Executive Assistant

The Best Executive Assistants Have These Things in Common

Executive assistants are the force majeure on every successful executive’s team. The EA serves in multiple roles, such as scheduler, gatekeeper, coordinator, strategic liaison, advisor, manager, and problem solver – all before…

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February 9, 2022 in Corporate Culture, Leadership

Tasks You Should Be Delegating to an Assistant

A study by Harvard Business Review shares that senior managers and executives work in excess of 60 hours per week. The study also suggests that most executives spend large portions…

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February 2, 2022 in Corporate Culture, Leadership

How Top Leaders Manage Their Time and Increase Impact

According to Allan C Stam, the Dean of the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, leadership is the art of getting things done. And while many leaders are…

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January 27, 2022 in Corporate Culture, Leadership

Are You a Great Boss?

Are you a great boss? Think carefully about your response. Your answer to this question matters significantly, especially when you’re hiring an executive assistant. In our work connecting top executive…

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January 20, 2022 in Industry Trends

How Administrative Professionals Effectively Work from Home

As the world moves toward remote work being normal, the demand for Administrative and Executive Assistants has skyrocketed. Administrative and Executive Assistants serve high-level officials (C-suite) such as a company’s…

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January 13, 2022 in Leadership

Female Leaders Proven More Likely to Coach and Mentor

Women make up more than half of the labor force in the United States and earn almost 60 percent of advanced degrees, yet they bring home less pay and fill…

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January 5, 2022 in Executive Assistant

Your Executive Assistant Interview: Questions the CEO Must Avoid Asking Support Staff

Legal restrictions prevent CEOs from asking support staff possibly biased questions in interviews. That’s a good thing! When interviewing support staff, avoid asking questions like these: How many children do…

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December 29, 2021 in Executive Assistant

Executive Assistants Are Vital for Growing Start-Ups

Entrepreneurs growing a start-up find that one critical staff position is crucial to early success: the executive assistant. Some CEOs balk at the idea of hiring an assistant right out…

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