Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Munich contributor Martina Kathrin Strauss, Executive Assistant at Russell Reynolds Associates
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Atlanta contributor Evan Karanovich, Lead Advisor to Chairman & CEO at Chick-fil-A
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Austin contributor Mindy Brooks, Executive Assistant to CEO at Sonic Healthcare
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Toronto contributor Ashley Manson, Executive Assistant to President & CEO at Tourism Toronto
I’m sure you’ve wondered at one point or another, “Why isn’t there an executive assistant community in my city?” Ike Saunders created REACH in Chicago to bridge the gap and he’s spilling the secrets on how you can get a conversation started in your city:
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: contributor Grace Vilas-Ramalhal, Executive Assistant at FreshBooks
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Austin contributor Christine Ziegler, Senior Executive Assistant to CEO and CFO/COO at BigCommerce
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Chicago contributor Claudia Burnette, Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor at University of California Irvine
Vanessa Farino started a movement and powerhouse organization with Boston Executive Assistants in 2016. Here’s the story on how she created a standout community starting with BEA and now with the addition of The Assistants Hub.
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Chicago contributor Cindy Goffinet, Executive Assistant to C Suite & Office Wrangler at Hickory Farms, LLC
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Austin contributor Danielle Zamora, Executive Assistant to Chief Technology Officer at Homeway
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Indianapolis contributor Rita Black, Executive Assistant to VP at Cisco
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Chicago contributor Jackie Feret, Executive Assistant to VP at ABBVIE
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Atlanta contributor Nadine King, Executive Assistant to Provost at Spelman College
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Chicago contributor Laura Kaufman, Executive Assistant to EVP, CFO at Horizon Pharma
Day-to-day, we see artificial intelligence most prominently in the form of Alexa or Google Home. As AI advances, there is a lot of controversies whether AI will replace EAs altogether. Diana Brandl expands on the implications of AI on the executive assistant career and, more specifically, how to embrace it.
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Indianapolis contributor Bobbe Brown, Sr. Executive Assistant to CMO at Roche Diagnostics Corp.
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: San Diego contributor Cindy Thomas, Administrative Manager at AMN Healthcare
Today’s executive assistants are expected to make the impossible possible, but even these office superheroes sometimes need some internal rescuing. Here are 8 stress breakers you can rely on.
Executive assistant of the week interview with ELS Forum: Houston contributor Mary Alaniz, Executive Assistant to VP of Global Operations at Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with ELS Forum: Orlando contributor Barbara Burkhalter, Executive Assistant to SVP, Revenue Management & Analytics at The Walt Disney Co.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with ELS Forum: Orlando contributor, Tracy Mateer, CAP,
Executive Assistant to SVP of Revenue Operations, City Walk at Universal Studios.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with ELS Forum San Diego contributor, Alysha Coleman, Senior Executive Assistant to Corp VP, Chief Development Officer at Jack in the Box.
As an assistant, are you looking to improve your event planning process? By treating each event like a project manager, you are paving the way for a seamless event. There is a science to event planning and we have the steps for success.
Are Google Home and Alexa going to take over your job? Rhonda Scharf, Speaker, Consultant, and Author, expands on the implications of artificial intelligence on the executive assistant career and, more specifically, how to embrace it.
Contributor of the Week interview with Diane Steele, Retained Executive Recruiter for Steele Recruiting.
Essential tips and actions to own your career path and start creating a strategy to advance.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with Annette James, Executive Assistant at BP America.
Was the role of an assistant accurately portrayed in the Devil Wears Prada? We dive into the differences between Hollywood and reality.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with Patricia McDonald, Executive Assistant to VP of Communications & Public Affairs at Christus Health.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with Kendra Adams, CAP-OM, Executive Assistant to President & CEO at Bridgeway Capital Management.
How do you navigate the uncertain landscape when your executive leaves? Elaine Holmquist, Senior Executive Assistant for a global pharmaceutical company, shares her lessons and tips.
Project management (PM) is an essential skill for executive assistants. Not only does PM education/certification help you get a seat at the table, it also allows you to step up as a leader and grow within your career. We rounded up the vital answers every EA wants.
What ethical responsibilities need to be upheld by executive assistants? Does the landscape of responsibility change when held to a confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement? Workplace expert Bonnie Low-Kramen helps shed light on ethics for executive assistants.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with ELS Forum Seattle contributor, Ilana Segura, Executive Assistant to Scott Maw, EVP & Global Chief Financial Officer at Starbucks Coffee Company.
Executive Assistant of the Week interview with ELS Forum: Minneapolis contributor Meredith Cuda, Executive Assistant to President, Insurance & Annuities and Chief Strategy Officer at Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
The Harvard business review recently published a study on time management for CEOs. Some may be wondering where executive assistants fit into the mix. Here, we uncover the role an executive assistant plays in managing executive’s time.
Building a resume can be a daunting task. To make for a seamless resume reboot, we’ve put together a dos and don’ts list tailored to the executive assistant role.
Whether you are looking to step into leadership and grow within your role, or are looking to pursue new career ventures, personal branding is a must-have in today’s dynamic workforce. This begs us to ask if you are using the interface as effectively as you think.
For executive assistants (EAs) and others, note taking can seem like a tedious activity that doesn’t differ far from the Power Point or company hand out. Here we uncover some of the best ways to take notes and the benefits of each.
In offices across the world, there are currently three generations working side-by-side. As executive assistants are exposed to numerous facets of a business, they will need to collaborate with multigenerational teams. We’ve put together a guide to help EAs better understand the key characteristics and preferred work styles of each generation.
Don’t we all want to be excited to go to work? Where do we find that high-level of satisfaction? Patrick Healy, President of New York Celebrity Assistants, has it all figured out and he’s sharing how you can find passion in your career too.
Deesha Dyer is a speaker, writer, Creative Event and Strategy consultant, and most notably known as the former Obama Administration Social Secretary. Dyer shares how she got to where she is and all of the lessons learned along the way.
The trend has started, and it’s not stopping. Catherine Groswird, Sr. Executive Assistant at Mozilla shares her advice for executive assistants who are supporting more than one executive.
Trish Stevens Stadler, Executive Assistant/Manager Tata Communications, retraces the steps of her career that led her to her true calling – the career of an executive assistant.
How does one take their career to the next level? Although there isn’t a tried and true roadmap that guides a professional through their executive assistant career, Debbie shares her career journey to help set others up for success, too. Through an interview, she revealed with us how she got to where she is today and how you too can reach your full potential and find your passion.
95-98% of assistants are female, and in general, highly underpaid. Workplace expert, Bonnie Low-Kramen, shares a step-by-step guide on how to negotiate your compensation package to more accurately reflect the value you bring to your company
Looking to start managing up today? Learn through this simple infographic by managing up expert and author, Mary Abbajay.
It’s 2018, and secretary is still the top job for women. The job description has drastically changed, but, it begs us to ask, how did we get here? Why is the executive leadership support role still dominated by one gender? What has truly changed?
Facilitating a collaborative relationship with an emphasis on a shared purpose is key to being a successful strategic assistant. Melba Duncan enlightens on what it truly means to be accountable as an executive assistant.
Assistants make up the backbone of all industries – industries that don’t have award shows to verbalize or visualize their stance in the #Timesup campaign. It begs many industries to ask, okay time’s up, but now what? Together, we work with Bonnie Low-Kramen to peel away at these detrimental issues within the executive assistant career and how we can all work together to take next steps.
Our leaders and executives all possess strong critical thinking skills. Isn’t it just as important that we sharpen these skills, too? Al-Husein Madhany dives into how to hone your critical thinking skills to succeed in your career.
What’s truly the difference between being a strategic business partner to your executive and being an influential leader? Rhonda Scharf helps uncover the answers EAs are looking for.
Five steps towards becoming a respected member of the leadership team for executive assistants.
Patrick Healy, President of New York Celebrity Assistants, provides his advice, tips and tricks for navigating out of the loop scenarios in an assistant career.
Hilani Ellis, Founder of Exceptional Admins, LLC, provides insight on how to build a strategic business partnership between and executive and an executive assistant.
Sarah Chase, COO of Alda Communication Training, provides insight on how to nourish and guide conversation to get the outcome you are looking for.
With Administrative Professionals’ Day this week, it urges the question, what’s a gift that reflects the multi-faceted and difficult job of an executive assistant? How can executives truly show appreciation this week?
Fluency of Thought and Flexibility of Action: The Assistant’s Guide to Developing a Plan C During Travel
Patrick Healy, President of New York Celebrity Assistants, shares his insight, advice, and technology must-haves for the top 6 scenarios assistants navigate. In this installment, Patrick shares his insight on planning travel.
Fluency of Thought and Flexibility of Action: The Assistant’s Guide to Developing a Plan C When Scheduling Executive assistants are business game changers, always making the impossible possible for their executive. When organizing solutions for leading assistants’...