Executive Assistant Advice

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

Executive Assistant in Seattle:
"Many Hats."
Be prepared to babysit and follow people around to ensure they're doing what they're supposed to.

Executive Assistant in West Orange:
"Health Benefits."
Compensation for extra ordinary amount that the employee must pay per month. I.e., more than half the cost, 2/3 the total cost of health insurance.

Executive Assistant in Tucson:
Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, career path, stress levels, perks and valuable skills associated with this job. Cross train.

Executive Assistant in Boston:
Executive Assistants are never valued even though we hold a company together.

Executive Assistant in New Ablany:
"That my job would be elimated in eight years."
Be a team player, go beyond the call of duty, help others if they need help and you can take the time to help, treat everyone equal, finally always be friendly even if you are having a bad day.

Executive Assistant in Greensboro:
"On call 24/7."
Stay one step ahead. One event, always keep updated files ready to go.

Executive Assistant in Oakland:
"Manage the day to day operations of the president's office."
Attention to detail is a must. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks. Good communications skills.