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Habits of a Successful Assistant
The Habits of a Successful Assistant

We all have our own work habits – some good and some possibly not so great. Your habits should improve your efficiency, your effectiveness and help you grow further in your career. If they aren’t and your motivation and productivity are at an all-time low, then you need to rid yourself of the bad habits […]

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 […]

Thrive in Open-Plan
4 Ways how to Thrive, and not just Survive in an Open-Plan Office

As an administrative professional, you’re probably used to thriving in the tasks you do. Completing these tasks can be made harder when dealing with the distractions that come with working in an open-plan office. Not to worry, we’ve come up with some great tips to help you focus on being the asset that you are. […]

Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
Realising the True Power of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) is fast-becoming one of the most important and powerful attributes for administrative professionals. It’s a common buzzword which has a significant impact on all facets of our lives, but more so in the workplace. Back in the day, people were solely judged on their IQ. But the world has changed and the […]

Office Ninjas: What are they and how do you become a Real One?

Office Ninjas: What are they and how do you become a Real One? You’ve probably heard of the term “Office Ninja” before and that’s because it is becoming a popular job title extension buzzword, especially on LinkedIn and networking events at the moment. If a colleague or someone you meet tells you that their occupation […]