Hitting the salary cap

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago I was working as a PA to a senior board director in an organisation full of project managers, engineers and specialist technicians. Everyone was placed in a salary band depending on their experience and their skills. My salary was good and I was happy with my lot.

Salary 206

So do assistants think the role has diversified?

Practically Perfect PA

Event Management, Project Management, Human Resources and Finance have become a big part of my job. Tasks and responsibilities involving heavy project management are becoming commonplace for the admin too.”

2014 219

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Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

cities are more expensive than outsourcing overseas, rising salaries and costs overseas is making outsourcing there less of a bargain.  Next-generation chat, video calling, and project management software make it easier to coordinate work with and manage remote teams.

2017 192

Are Professional Certifications Worth It?

Eat Your Career

Recommended Resource: Straight Talk About Salaries (Recorded Webinar). However, as a career coach , I am also a Certified Professional Career Manager (PCM), which is designation offered through a lesser-known company called TalentGuard.

2017 169

10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

If you claim to be a company that offers equal opportunities for both sexes, it should be reflected in your career development policy with a good number of female employees working in senior management positions and leadership roles. Project Manager, Developer, etc.

2020 187

5 Ways to Build A Culture Trust In A Large Remote Team

Dumb Little Man

Technological advancements, in terms of connectivity speeds, as well as feature-rich project management tools, are allowing companies from a range of industries to enable remote work settings. They can manage work stress better as they were reported to experience 40% less burnout.

2020 182

Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

It has been really interesting reading all of the different job descriptions, the skills that are required and the salaries attached to different levels of the role. What happens to an EA who can manage a diary standing on her head?

2015 269

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

Yes – I’ve qualified since as an ISO programme manager and auditor, a Health & Safety manager and assessor, completed various MS Office and bespoke applications courses and a facilities management course. Bachelor in Management.

2014 196

The Good and Bad of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

There's the variety, projects big and small, high paying, low paying, interesting, mundane, changing faces, fresh ideas, new clients. all this can be thrilling and it's deeply satisfying to see a project through to the end and move to the next. There are no set salaries, no limits on how to direct one's efforts. Downtime on a Saturday very often becomes a brainstorming session about clients, projects, and finances.

2016 109

Are You Covering All Expense Bases?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Any money you spend to run or grow your business must be paid for somehow, and not necessarily out of your own salary. Software applications and online products are also an expense, including Anti-virus software, project management, online backup, and online greeting card services, to name a few. by Donna Toothaker.

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Create a mentoring program for employees to lean on their managers and learn about everything from technology to networking. Baby boomers often struggle with mastering new technologies like CRM tools and online project management systems. Focus on assigning projects that match baby boomers’ unique skills, and offer ongoing performance reviews and raises. Assign employees to team projects based on their skills and strengths, rather than their age.

2017 112

Are You Allowing Technology To Stretch Your Working Day?

Simple Productivity Blog

Project managers get called in if the computer site goes down. Office managers check their emails on weekends so they see if something has to be handled before Monday. Just because you are salaried doesn’t mean you have to work 80 hours a week.

2012 203

Announcement: The Shrink for Entrepreneurs is hiring

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

To understand, optimize, manage and grow sophisticated customer acquisition funnels. As my assistant, you will also be tasked with project management tasks and responsibility for those initiatives I launch with the time you created. You read it right. This is a job advertisement.

2013 103

How Social Niceties Can Ruin Your Chances Of Getting A Promotion At Work

Dumb Little Man

Imagine feeling fulfilled and accomplished in your job, being loved by your boss, respected and admired by your peers and paid the salary you are worth. But, more importantly, it’s achieving success on the right projects, having opportunities to show your skills and cultivating harmonious relationships that can facilitate long-term success. If someone says “Great work on that last project!” Anything is better than simply reporting the problem for your manager to fix.

2017 167

The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

In those days I was an office manager with 3 people reporting to me and my salary was growing at less than 3% per year. As an office manager, I was already providing support to our VP of sales, doing project management, customer service all the while keeping an office running smoothly and giving guidance and mentorship to those reporting to me in supporting our organization.

2010 119

The Administrative EFX by Debbie Gross

Office Dynamics

In those days I was an office manager with 3 people reporting to me and my salary was growing at less than 3% per year. As an office manager, I was already providing support to our VP of sales, doing project management, customer service all the while keeping an office running smoothly and giving guidance and mentorship to those reporting to me in supporting our organization.

2010 100

Construction Work Ahead–Part 4 of 4

The Marq

I’d just made the rounds with Randy to let him know I was applying to the Project Manager role at Harris. So the interview with Chris and his Project Managers at Harris’s offices is at the LA City college campus.

2012 60

Dealing With A Job Loss: Starting the Job Hunt

Simple Productivity Blog

I considered if I wanted to keep programming, or go into project management, or change fields entirely by going for my teaching certification. It may be that you prefer a smaller salary in a more stable company to a big salary in an industry that is shaky.

Administrative Assistant Job Descriptions

Administrative Arts

Managing Calendars. This one item can become a whole list on some job descriptions if they get specific as to the particular documents you’ll manage. This includes setting up and managing electronic and physical files. This would include confirming attendees, scheduling conference rooms, setting up conference calls, and managing multi-media needs. Project Management. Managing Office Machinery.

2010 52

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

WinWeb – Your Office Online Simply the best way to manage your small business! You quickly find these attributes make the difference between a successful project and just pissing your money and credibility away. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2010 223

7 Magical Ways to Use Curiosity as a Personal Development Tool

Brilliantly Better

An entrepreneur and paramedic she retired from a Multi-Million dollar business and give up a 6-figure salary to have more Time and Freedom! She blogs about Ultimate Lifestyle Design at the Freedom Venture Project ™ Blog. Introducing Assess - Decide - Do my life management framework.

2010 81