Executive Assistant Advice

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

Executive Assistant in Los Angeles:
"Amazing company."
Details...details. Work hard and play harder.

Executive Assistant in Houston:
"Network, network, netword."
Network and get to know as many of the "main players" in your organization that you work with on a daily or almost daily basis. Take them to lunch, send kudos for job well done, etc. The more you network with your peers, the easier it will be to set up meetings, events, etc.

Executive Assistant in New York:
"Benefits in nonprofit not great."
Know technology very well and be proactive and not afraid to lead your boss. Finesse is a plus.

Executive Assistant in Washington:
Always be prepared to work, be flexible, and adapt to change. Knowing your supervisor and anticipating questions will allow you to plan properly. An example would be if you know that your supervisor does not like to meet after 4 pm, do not schedule any meetings at that time without their approval.

Executive Assistant in New York:
Love tour job. Breathe in the air and take a lunch break. Love what you do so enjoy it.

Executive Assistant in Baltimore:
"Organizational Chart."
See out the company's org chart right away....know who is who and the reporting directive.

Executive Assistant in Charlotte:
"Hard Work Pays Off."
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