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Executives and Assistants are Struggling Today

Office Dynamics

[This article was originally posted at Executive Secretary Magazine.]. As founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International, I have been on the “other side of the desk” for 25 years. Between email, virtual Assistants, palm pilots, high speed Internet connections and a host of other technological marvels, executives mistakenly believe they are more independent than ever – making their own travel plans, faxing their own letters and scheduling their own meetings.

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Job descriptions for Personal Assistants – Merited or inherited?

Practically Perfect PA

When the printer/scanner/fax breaks down I am ultimately the person who troubleshoots and fixes the machine in question. A lot of Job Specs tend to focus on a standard set of skills rather than the actual responsibilities. It is imperative to be proactive about self-promotion in order to showcase your skills, achievements and personal brand. CPD – Active learning in relation to both hard and soft skills.

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