Based on 6,509 responses, the job of Executive Assistant has received a job satisfaction rating of 4.13 out of 5. On average, Executive Assistants are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?
Executive Assistant in Eugene:
Pros: I love our team and am very proud to work at a place that provides reproductive healthcare to all!
Cons: My co-worker's frustrations.
"Excellent Place To Work!"
Executive Assistant in League City:
Pros: The City of Seabrook is a great place to work! Everyone is always friendly and willing to help. Great boss, great employees, and great work atmosphere.
Cons: I love everything about working here.
"Being a great assistant means following up on everything."
Details matter, take notes, use tasks, always follow up.
"The good and bad of it all"
Pros: Helping out, solving issues, booking calendars, investigating, gathering information, meeting clients, phone conversations with clients, preparing files, word, creating documents, administrating, flexibility.
Cons: Insurance summaries, Excel, deadlines, underwriting, stress.
"Cordinating with all the departments, the managment"
Cons: No policies are there
"Varied skills required"
This is a position that you constantly put another hat on while doing another task, the ability to multi-task, see the big picture, pick up the slack, but still leave the staff do knuckle down and do there work when they need to. To be able to see the other's point of view, but still be firm with the bottom line. To be welcoming, but not a push-over. To be able to understand computer changes, data uploads, new terminology. To be always willing to learn or be left behind. To know when to speak up and put your ideas forward and when to sit back and listen to the big ones make up their minds. Travel is a perk, relationships are a perk.
"Potential Level of Responsibility."
Ensure you are very aware of all responsibilities of this position. There can be many add-ons to this position. Ensure you are compensated for the work you are doing.