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Future of the Workplace
The Future of the Workplace

The future of the workplace is changing rapidly. Automation, robotics and mechanisation are reducing jobs at a rapid rate, particularly in the clerical and vocational fields. The digital disruption of the 4th industrial revolution is changing the future workplace for our children. Not only will they be competing against equally qualified candidates, but with technology as well. […]

Failure and Learning
Growth Mindset Part 2: How to change your Relationship with Failure and Learning

In our last instalment, we introduced you to Dr Carol Dweck’s concept of Growth Mindset and why you would benefit from adopting it. This week, we begin the journey of developing a growth mindset to help you face the 4th industrial revolution head-on; and transform into an efficient and confident 21st century administrative professional. An […]

Growth Mindset
Growth Mindset Part 1: What is a Growth Mindset and why does it matter?

Administrative professionals find themselves in a very peculiar place in the industry today. All this talk of the 4th Industrial Revolution and jobs being on the line can be so frightening because you’re expected to prepare for something that’s yet to be fully defined.  What impact will this have on your organisation? More importantly, what […]

Futureproofing Yourself: Enjoying Longevity in your Career

Gone are the days where the main requirements for administrative professionals are solely to type documents and answer phones. In a constantly evolving world, one needs to have a varying array of skills, to have a long-lasting career. Acquiring new skills and planning your development for the future is what’s known as futureproofing yourself. Futureproofing […]

Transition from a Personal Assistant to an Executive Assistant
How to make the Transition from a Personal Assistant to an Executive Assistant

The job titles ‘Personal Assistant’ and ‘Executive Assistant’ are often used interchangeably as many professionals regard it as the same. Yet there is a distinct difference between the two positions. In fact, career driven personal assistants should aspire to become executive assistants as it’s the pinnacle of the administrative profession! We have some valuable tips […]