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Based on 6,859 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.
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Q: What is it like working as an Executive Assistant?

February 2014
"Lots Of Responsibilities. Requires Good Organizational Skill."
Executive Assistant:
Listen, prioritize, be organized, punctual and dependable. Ensure you always meet deadlines and go over and above, so that people see what you are capable of.
March 2014
"I Wish I Knew How To Successfully Go Up The Corporate Ladder."
Executive Assistant:
Familiarize yourself with constant new technology to be ahead of the curve and learn how to implement to your task.
March 2014
Executive Assistant:
It's a good idea to have an open communication with your boss from day one. If you don't start then, it will make the job more difficult going forward. Also, find out just what decisions are yours to make and what ones only your boss can make.
March 2014
Executive Assistant:
Pros: Fast learning experience, meeting the right people, being groomed for the top.
Cons: Having to bend backward for someone even when you don't believe in their vision, being always in the shadows when you did all the work.
April 2014
Executive Assistant:
Pros: Freedom of having responsibilities and managing your time yourself.
Cons: Non-flexible hours.
April 2014
"Keep striving."
Executive Assistant:
Be sure your employer maintains open communication every day.
April 2014
Executive Assistant:
Pros: Assisting people and getting the job done efficiently.
Cons: No advancement.