To be a modern and successful Executive Assistant, you will need the ideal mix of IT and business skills, combined with financial awareness, to support the executives you work for. Thankfully, there are a lot of different courses and training you can do to learn the required skills. Knowing how to use ERP systems can
SharePoint is now one of the most popular ways organisations can share documents and files. Microsoft SharePoint's features and benefits enable companies to collaborate online. This means that SharePoint is the backbone of companies filing and working remotely. The main benefit of using SharePoint online is that it enables organisations to coordinate remotely and lets
Trello is a work-planning tool. The App helps you to organise your work and to ensure that you schedule longer-term tasks and multi-task effectively. It provides you with a clear picture of the functions that you are working on, and it maps your progress. It is ideal for routine work planning and more complex projects.
Many Executive Assistants are asking what is the role of the Company Secretary. Senior Executive Assistants who work for CFOs, CEOs and other senior executives are likely to encounter Company Secretaries. This is because a company secretary works on the corporate governance and legal administration of a company. Company Secretaries will ensure that the company
People switch careers every day. But the transition from an accountant to a news reporter isn’t easy. The reason why many people flop in this transition is that they take uncalculated risks and handle them in a haphazard way. Your career goals may have changed, but it doesn’t mean the change will be smooth. You
One of the more lucrative new opportunities in the job market today is that of an Executive Assistant. Receiving exciting remuneration and allowing experts to expand their industry experience, EAs are slowly, but surely becoming one of the most competitive positions for those seeking new career opportunities. But what are the exact types of qualifications
A management assistant is a designation given to an individual who aids in undertaking managerial duties in the position of the manager, also referred to as an executive secretary. The said individual should be adequately acquitted with management and other prerequisite skills. Management assistance requires that the individual meant to carry out the functions necessary
An Executive PA has a very huge and demanding role of acting on behalf of the boss including executive reports preparations, representing the boss in meetings and communication among other roles. For this reason, the Executive PA is expected to be self-motivated, highly efficient, organised and computer literate to remain effective in the eyes of
In the past PA type work was far more functional. It required a set of skills that would remain with you throughout your career. This was largely due to a lack of automation in Administration functions within an office. Changes in technology and business functions enabled many PAs to become more involved in the business.
Back in 1980, the film “9 to 5” portrayed a group of overworked, unappreciated secretaries. They kidnapped their boss and ran the business themselves. Now, companies have learned to value executive assistants and they can earn top money in London. Competition for these positions is very high and successful applicants. You must show a mixture