Tag: #jobs

Is Your Device Listening to You? It’s More Complicated Than Just ‘Yes’ or ‘No’

It’s more influenced by data and past patterns than current conversations Editor’s note: Industry consultant Shelly Palmer is taking his popular newsletter and turning it into an Adweek article once per week in an ongoing column […]

7 Little-Known Tips For Effective Communication

It’s easy to assume that as your relationship grows so will your closeness and ability to communicate with one another. That may be the case for some couples, but for many, this just isn’t true. […]

I’m Working Less Hours – And I’m More Productive (Here’s How)

I should perhaps start this post by confirming I don’t work a 4-hour day. Because, no matter how much that particular way of working is regarded as being achievable for us all, I genuinely can’t […]

Tips to Setting Career Goals and Sticking to Them

It’s the second day of the ELS Forum in Toronto and, walking into the conference, my eyes are immediately drawn to the bright teal step and repeat banner with the heading, “Support the Supporters.” Executive assistants (EAs) […]

Eight great business books for strategic Assistants

The trait that I admire most in exceptional leaders (think Oprah Winfrey and Brene Brown) is the time they dedicate to learning new things. I love that they read, take on new ideas and concepts […]

6 executive assistant tips to make you shine above the rest

An EA’s role is changeable and often hectic. In a position where there’s rarely a set standard to measure yourself against, it’s difficult find a way to shine. However, the following six tips can help […]

How to Build Your Startup’s Social Media: In-Depth Guide

Marketing your startup is no easy task. Between every channel and platform, there’s a lot to consider. However, social media can be a successful tool to launch your startup and attract customers. Businesses will spend over […]

8 Business Titans Reveal the Best Social Media Tactics to Promote Your Company

If you aren’t promoting your business on social media, you’re asleep at the wheel. Here’s what eight social media masters and advisors in The Oracles told us about the channels and tactics that impact their businesses most. […]

5 Self-Motivation Tools for Executive Assistants

If you’ve never seen a Tony Robbins ad, video, or show, it’s worth a Google search. You’ll find stadium size crowds cheering for the one piece of advice to help change their lives through his powerful seminars […]

Handling colleagues who think you are their Assistant (when you are not!)

We’ve all been there, picture the scene. You are sitting at your desk, working hard, you are focused and you have a deadline to meet when a colleague comes up to you, interrupts what you […]