What is it like working as an Executive Assistant at Microsoft Corp?
Executive Assistant in Boston:
"Excellent corporation, benefits and work environment."
Pros: The pay and benefits are definitely above average, the work environment is casual and telecommuting is mostly always an option. I was lucky enough to be paid hourly based on a yearly salary and therefore got overtime.
Cons: Not much of a work-life balance. Lots of work but I think that's to be expected since customers/clients/contacts are global.
What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?
Executive Assistant in Oklahoma:
"It's great if you have a good boss."
Pros: Interacting with clients and building relationships with them. Helping the whole team and training others. Learning new skills and being in the know about office happenings. Being able to learn from boss by working closely together. Flexible schedule. Supportive team.
Cons: Having a dependent boss. Not being compensated for added responsibilities. Working for a government organization. Having to take he fall for a boss dragging their feet.
Executive Assistant in Grand Rapids:
"Executive Assistant review."
Pros: I like working with top management everyday as direct assistant. I'm direct assistant with CEO, CFO, and VP so I see all aspects of our company daily.
Cons: What I like least about my job is the amount of work I do for our top executivies for my rate of pay.
Executive Assistant in New York:
Pros: I like that everyday is a different agenda, and I'm constantly meeting new people. I really appreciate that I am around people that I hope to one be like, financially. Most importantly, I like that I believe in the endless possibilities of this company and how far it can go.
Cons: I don't like that I feel like the under dog. Most importantly the pay.
Executive Assistant in Oakland:
"Great Position that Keeps you On your Toes!"
Pros: Project management, supervising a team of hard-working individuals that need training and guidance, accounting, charging clients for services received, building customer relationships, fixing minor computer and printer issues.
Cons: The low pay for the amount of work and dedication I have to the company, the environment in which my desk resides (in a multi-purpose room), employee turnover.