The Vanishing Executive Assistant? My Response

Eat Your Career

We were told the DOL will make their next revision in 2024. Executives are tech-savvy, self-sufficient and independent, so they manage a lot of their own administrative needs. Executives don’t want to “manage” another person. The author cites a manager who was relieved to not have an assistant, as it was just another person to manage. All too often, someone is promoted to an executive level and suddenly “given” an assistant.

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Advice For Greypreneurs Entering The Gig Economy

Dumb Little Man

Even in environments that are ready to see them out of their positions, almost 25% of the US workforce is projected to be 55 and over by 2024. 12% say they were passed over for a promotion. 8% were fired or laid off for unclear reasons from management. Among Baby Boomers, four out of five currently have no plans to retire. By 2019, many of them are in or approaching “retirement age”, but they aren’t ready to leave their career.

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