Executive Assistant

Why a career as an executive assistant could be for you

To track the development of the EA role through time, you only have to look as far as pop culture. From the likes of Peggy Olsen and Joan Holloway, the type-writing secretaries of Mad Men, and Miss Moneypenny, the loyal right-hand-lady of James Bond, to Andy Sachs, assistant to Miranda Priestly in Devil Wears Prada,...
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In her Shoes: Sophie Ambrose | Executive Assistant, UKI IBM iX Strategy & Market Development Team

I was determined to join IBM for a number of reasons, the key two being; the consulting lifestyle and the people. The consulting lifestyle is “every day is different”.  You start getting to grips with what that actually means on day one of the four-week induction course. You start learning core consulting skills, about IBM’s...
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Is your EA a game changer?

  No longer considered a fancy name for “Secretary”, the role of the Executive Assistant is one which holds true power and responsibility. And in the ever-changing corporate landscape, the need for skilled EA’s has never been greater. Massive changes in infra-structure and global boom and bust over the last 30 years has seen the...
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Vacancy of the Week: Executive Assistant | Worldpay

Executive Assistant to Group General Counsel/Company Secretary This role will challenge you to show real initiative and the ability to interpret fast moving situations – and to respond accordingly. Supporting two of our business leaders you will need to be adept and insightful in managing a variety of situations in a smooth and seamless manner....
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Win £10,000 at Today’s PA Awards | Only 52 days left to enter

Are you a Personal or Executive Assistant? Today’s PA Awards will be awarding £10,000 to the ‘PA of the Year’. The awards mark and celebrate the efforts of Personal and Executive Assistants throughout the UK. As well as celebrating the best PA of the year, other categories include: Best Event of the Year Award Saving...
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Inspirational Woman: Victoria Darragh | Award Winning Executive Assistant at Hays PLC

I am an award winning Executive Assistant from London. For the last six years I have been supporting two of our Global Directors at Hays PLC, a FTSE 250 Global Specialist Recruitment Agency. In addition to my EA role, I am also the National Channel Lead for Hays PA & Secretarial, UK & Ireland. Hays...
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The forgotten profession…..

WATC member Jennifer Corcoran The results of the National PA Survey 2014 were recently announced at office* Unsurprisingly 78% of Executive Assistants feel that being a PA is undervalued as a professional career. Personal Assistants it seems are a little like housewives no-one fully appreciates the sheer scale of their remit until they are absent from their workplace. I myself have...
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Admin role of the week: EA to MD urgently needed– Covent Garden

Company Name: Purely PA Location: West London Job Type: Permanent Are you looking to work at top board level for a superb and talented MD?   Is a great working environment where your talents will be rewarded highly important to you? Does the opportunity to be fully immersed within the business and be a real...
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