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How to maintain wellbeing as you return to the workplace

For many, coming out of lockdowns has meant a more consistent return to office life. While remote working has come with its...

How to upskill post-pandemic 

The market for EAs was undoubtedly affected by Covid-19 but appetite to hire has returned and high-calibre PAs are very much in...

From EA to business owner – Lily North

Editor Claire Muir talks to Lily North, EA at Halikos Group (and an Executive PA Media Awards finalist) and director of Belong...

Collective Sharing From Sydney EA Round Table Discussions

In the classic book ‘Think And Grow Rich’, first published in 1937, Napoleon Hill described the co-ordination of knowledge and effort between...

Five techniques to outsmart overwhelm at work

Deadlines approaching, to do lists that don’t end and back-to-back meetings. Argh! Overwhelm at work is more a case of when it...

How to get your message across

Get your message across A common challenge we all face with public speaking is ensuring that the message lands...

Is CQ® the new IQ?

Time to explore the term further and take note of Thom Dennis’ tips for EAs on how to develop your own cultural...

Better boundaries when working remotely

There are many benefits to working from home but one of the downsides is that it is often harder to turn off....

Protect yourself when applying for jobs online

Most of us would agree that we practice good online safety habits when shopping or socialising online, but when applying for jobs...

Beating job burnout in the EA world

The pandemic has pressured everyone more than ever, even the strongest of us. The fact that ‘burnout’ has become an everyday word...

How to combat stress and conflict at work

Perhaps more than most, high-level assistants can feel the weight of their world (and their bosses) on their shoulders. But if you...

Book Review – Heartfelt Leadership by Kerry Swan

My interest in reading and reviewing this title relates back to my very fast climb from receptionist to EA for a managing...