What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Executive Assistant in Washington:
"Work Hard And Continue To Learn."
Learn all that you can about the company you are working for. Make your boss look good at all costs. Keep current with new techniques and trends. Always strive to be your best. Dress appropriately.
Executive Assistant in Baltimore:
Never let anyone know how hard you work. Be prepared for all the what ifs and oh shits. And never let them see you stress. Good luck !
Executive Assistant in Rochelle Park:
"The Politics Of Inequality Within A Law Firm."
Learn to delegate or ask for help if you are overloaded. Do not let stress get to you by trying to do everything and please everyone. You cannot be an expert at one thing if you have too many things on your plate.
Executive Assistant in New York:
"Ask More Probing Questions About The Executive."
Ask about their style, temperament, management of staff under pressure, consistency, how they behave when negotiating. If I had the opportunity to get more honest answers to these questions, I would have been in a better position to evaluate the job offer.
Executive Assistant in Missoula:
"Don't Be A Doormat."
If they give you four people's worth of duties, but only one person's paycheck and hours, don't beat yourself up over what you cannot control.