Editor's Letters
Issue: September / October 2014

Coming Full Circle

By - September 27, 2014

Earlier in the month, I had the honour of presenting the keynote at PAFSA’s IYOTSA Conference in South Africa. As Global Brand Ambassador for International Year of the Secretary and Assistant, I have visited many countries this year, explaining to Assistants how the role has changed and encouraging them to think of themselves as strategic... Read more »
Editor's Letters
Issue: March / April 2014

The Spring is Sprung

By - March 27, 2014

It’s that time of the year again when here at Executive Secretary Towers we celebrate our birthday. It’s three years since we relaunched the magazine as a global publication and what a ride it has been. The last 12 months alone have seen us nominated as a finalist for ‘Business Magazine of the Year’, raise... Read more »
Career Development
Issue: March / April 2014

5 Simple Steps to Developing a New and Improved Job Description

By - March 26, 2014

A complete and detailed description of your job is extremely important to your professional career says Julie Perrine It’s not just important if and when you decide to take a new position outside your company or assume a new role within your organization. It’s also vital in helping your executive and colleagues get an accurate... Read more »
Cover Story
Issue: March / April 2014

Getting to Yes! – Gaining Support for Training

By - March 25, 2014

Don’t take “no” for an answer, says Joan Burge
Editor's Letters
Issue: January / February 2014

An Open Invitation

By - January 27, 2014

So here we are. It’s finally the year that we have all been waiting for. It’s our year! The year when we spread the word that Assistants are no longer just ‘assisting’, they are ‘doing’ as business people in their own right. With some of the world’s most powerful Associations and trainers from all four... Read more »
Cover Story Leadership
Issue: January / February 2014

IYOTSA 2014; Powered by Excellence

By - January 26, 2014

Your guide to the International Year of the Secretary and Assistant 1. What is IYOTSA? IYOTSA is the International Year of the Secretary and Assistant. It takes place this year, 2014. In 1984, a similar international celebration was organised by the PSI and 2014 marks its 30th anniversary. The 2014 celebrations are coming out of... Read more »
Editor's Letters
Issue: November / December 2013

Changing Perceptions

By - November 27, 2013

Here at Executive Secretary, we are gearing up for a year that could change the world for Assistants. Did you know that 2014 is the International Year of the Secretary and that we have just been appointed as Global Brand Ambassador for this extraordinary event? It’s 30 years since the last one and it couldn’t... Read more »