How to Master The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

The article, Juggling: The Art of Supporting Multiple Managers by Stacy Leitner was originally posted at If you are an assistant who works with multiple managers or executives, you know the work can be overwhelming at times. However, after a recent turn of events such as staffing vacancies and promotions, I have found myself providing administrative support to several other key managers while we recruit for vacant positions.

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The Assist Conference: So much to do so little time!

Practically Perfect PA

Rebecca is a PA and Office Manager at Adaptive Labs, an innovative start-up based in Shoreditch. Although she has a media background in journalism, Rebecca-Monique has had over 8 years of administrative experience covering office administration, HR, event coordination, project management, sales, and account management. Soon after graduating an opportunity arose for her to travel to Palestine to film the clashes at Qalandia checkpoint. Stakeholder management.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

It’s important to recognize the difference between surviving and thriving, because the key to success is available to those who successfully manage to cross the bandwidth between the two. Administrators handled many tasks, and had backups, cross training, and team-shared projects. Single support executive assistants now juggled multiple managers. And it is changing again as executives recognize that administrators aren’t just for typing emails or making travel plans.

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Inside the Edinburgh PA Network

Practically Perfect PA

Sherien Ahmed @sherienSA , PA to Senior Management Team, Venture Trust. Sally Lloyd @salidatious Assstant to Managing Director, CodeBase. Sally : Since graduating, I’ve pretty much always been a PA – straight out of University I worked as the PA to the Regional Manager of the Youth Justice Board which is where my love of diary managing began! notes about work (travel arrangements and preferences for my charges, “rules” I have for each of them, team notes, etc.).

On Trains, Goats, Eagles, Social Media, and Not Jumpin' on the Crazy

Virtual Moxie

Monica wrote: Y ears ago, being a VA was generally about administrative tasks; coordination, newsletters, travel, research, proofreading, a bit of ghostwriting, etc. Add to that that Internet Marketers, running tiered coaching and mentoring programs designed to help people grow their businesses, tell their clients that they need a bevy of services and products to grow their businesses that they often don’t yet actually need (if you don't have a list, you do not need Infusionsoft!),

Experience vs. a university degree part two

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve attended numerous seminars in leadership, time management, MS Word, Excel, Outlook, meeting planning, event planning, and disaster recovery planning (Joan Eisendot and her website are fantastic resources) as well as is Tyler Davidson at Meetings Focus magazine/website, and freely shared the knowledge with my peers and anyone who asked. Bachelor in Management. If you can get a mentor n(within or outside of your company), that might help also.

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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. Making Travel Arrangements and Compiling Expense Reports.

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