Opinion
Issue: September / October 2018

Dealing with Personal Financial Challenges

By - September 25, 2018

It is always our decision to spend or not to spend says Cathy Harris
Opinion
Issue: May / June 2018

Executive Support LIVE – a Conference that is more than a Conference

By - May 25, 2018

Julia Schmidt explains how attending Executive Support LIVE has expanded her learning experience
Opinion
Issue: May / June 2018

What would YOU do if you were CEO for one day?

By - May 25, 2018

How would you make your workplace a better one? asks Bonnie Low-Kramen
Opinion
Issue: March / April 2018

You never know what is around the corner

By - March 25, 2018

Rona Cant shares her story of being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
Opinion
Issue: January / February 2018

Are You a #MeToo? Assistants Ready to be the #SilenceBreakers

By - January 25, 2018

Bonnie Low-Kramen asks if this is the year when assistants speak up regarding the dark truths of their workplace in an effort to create a better one?
Opinion
Issue: November / December 2017

The Foundation of IAAP: Admins supporting Admins

By - November 25, 2017

The future is bright says Amy Hooley
Opinion
Issue: November / December 2017

Gratitude for this profession: Webathon Recap

By - November 25, 2017

My heart is full of joy, respect, gratitude, and humility says Vickie Sokol Evans
Opinion
Issue: September / October 2017

Executive Assistant by Day and Trainee Special Constable by Night

By - September 25, 2017

When considering outside commitments, don’t underestimate the power of your skillset and experience explains Carly McIntyre
Health & Wellbeing Opinion
Issue: March / April 2017

I Have a Mental Health Condition

By - March 24, 2017

Mental ill health affects one in four people, so it is very likely that you, or someone you know, could be affected says Leanne Cripps
Opinion
Issue: March / April 2017

What is the reality?

By - March 24, 2017

Who is right – the people on the ground or the reported news from those who want to sell a paper? asks Rona Cant How often have you been faced with a situation which you believe you understand perfectly only to realise that you are totally wrong because your interpretation is made up of hearsay... Read more »
Opinion
Issue: January / February 2017

What I Wouldn’t Give…

By - January 25, 2017

Never be too quick to assume the worst, nor give up hope says Sandy Geroux Several years ago, one of my dearest friends called me.  Her husband of 21 years had just suffered three strokes and was in the hospital.  I flew to New Hampshire to be with her because she was scared to death... Read more »
Opinion
Issue: November / December 2016

Rio 2016: I’ve had the time of my life!

By - November 25, 2016

Regina Rezende shares her experience of the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games I have always been involved with volunteering, since I worked in the 90s for an American bank who used to organize groups to help orphanages and rest homes, but I have never worked in sports volunteering, mainly because this kind of volunteering is... Read more »
Opinion
Issue: November / December 2016

Creating a better tomorrow – today

By - November 25, 2016

Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow – Ralph Waldo Emerson If you were to create an album that mirrored the tracks of your life how would it sound and would you download it?  What would that album say about your life? I’m going to tell... Read more »
Opinion
Issue: November / December 2016

Thoughts on joining the PA profession

By - November 25, 2016

Sophie Roche gives us an insight into her first six months as an Assistant In summer 2015, I was among the thousands of graduates pouring out of university with little idea of what job I was going to do – the term bandied about by myself and my fellow graduates was that we were soon... Read more »
Opinion
Issue: November / December 2016

Good recruiters are like good hairdressers

By - November 25, 2016

Niki gives a personal perspective on what businesses are looking for when they recruit, and why trust is so vital in making the relationship work. A good recruiter is like a good hairdresser: someone who can make you look the best you possibly can, if you build a trusting relationship. I took different roles before... Read more »
Opinion
Issue: September / October 2016

Because You’re Worth It

By - September 26, 2016

Richard Arnott asks whether recognition and salaries in the Executive Assistant profession are where they should be