Executive Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Executive Assistant in Chicago:
"Make sure the job is offering:benefits/bonuses/incentatives."
Don't be afraid of your boss, say what you mean and mean what you say.

Executive Assistant in Rutland:
Keep prioritizing, keep smiling, stay positive, 1 day at a time.

Executive Assistant in Spring Branch:
"Run run while you can."
Run unless you want to work for the good old boys club.

Executive Assistant in Tampa:
"To be more open with supervisors."
Don't be afraid to be honest with supervisors.

Executive Assistant in Bristol:
Meet with boss immediately to outline mutual expectations.

Executive Assistant in Flemington:
"Pay would increase dramatically."
Negotiate salary before you start.

Executive Assistant in Rocky Mount:
"I wish I knew that I would never get raises or be evaluated."
Don't take criticism personally - criticism is a learning tool used to make YOU better! Pay attention to the small details, and always call someone by their name when speaking to them.