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13 TYPES OF TOXIC CO-WORKERS – Part 1.

If you work in an office where the culture is pretty laid back and the only person you deal with is your easy-going supervisor, then you are in the lucky 10% and the rest of us envy you.We all know there's a psycho in some form or another at every workpla ...

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40 MUST-READ BOOKS FOR ASSISTANTS

Do you want to excel in your position as an assistant or administrative professional? Do you have dreams of being promoted to the executive level one day? There are many paths towards promotion and career progression. It's not only about working hard, alt ...

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7 E-LEARNING WEBSITES RECOMMENDED FOR ASSISTANTS

It’s no secret that today’s executive assistants have to wear many hats. Besides managing a busy agenda, records and file management, client relationship management, proofreading, and a host of other duties, they also have to keep up with the latest trend ...

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10 TIPS TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION WITH THE BOSS

A great assistant-boss relationship means effective communication, but sometimes those lines get crossed … and not in a good way. We all know what it's like to go off on the wrong foot with our managers. It usually comes down to miscommunication, poor tim ...

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8 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE ASSISTANTS

Being an assistant can be a tough job, depending on who you work for.  Some bosses expect their assistants to do everything, while others give you free rein on how you accomplish your tasks. You may face additional pressure if you have backstabbing ...

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50 GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR FEMALE BOSS IN 2021

Women now have more jobs today than 50 years ago because of changes in the job market, including automation and globalization, which eliminated some traditional male-dominated jobs. Women are also in more leadership positions; they constitute 4% of CEOs i ...

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10 PRODUCTIVITY TIPS TO BECOME AN ELITE ASSISTANT

First impressions are everything, but it takes more than just a good handshake and a quick wit to make a good impression on your boss, clients, and co-workers.Knowing how to work efficiently and approaching tasks with the right mindset will affect persona ...

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50 GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUR MALE BOSS IN 2021

Are you looking for that perfect gift for your boss? There are times in the year when we think about our bosses, and gifts to get them. Whether it’s the holidays, birthdays or anniversaries or even a special occasion, it can be overwhelming deciding on th ...