Health & Wellbeing
Issue: June / July 2024

Beyond the Screen: Smart Strategies to Combat Virtual Meeting Fatigue

By - May 25, 2024

Identifying the signs of virtual meeting fatigue in ourselves can be as critical as understanding its causes, explains Joan Burge
Issue: April / May 2024

How to Be Influential as an Assistant

By - March 25, 2024

You have incredible power to influence, no matter what organisation you work for, explains Joan Burge
Issue: December 2023 / January 2024

How to Be an Irreplaceable Assistant in the World of AI

By - November 25, 2023

You don’t have to have it all figured out, but through careful preparation now, you will thrive in the world of AI, explains Joan Burge
Issue: April / May 2023

Mastering Tactical Thinking

By - March 25, 2023

Joan Burge shares her tips and strategies to help Assistants master tactical thinking
Executive Support: man and woman on arrow heading up
Career Development
Issue: June / July 2021

Executive Support: A Highly Specialized Skill

By - May 25, 2021

Joan Burge gives her top tips for increasing your Executive Support skill set
Career Development
Issue: April / May 2021

Pivoting and Resilience: What I’ve Learned Over 30 Years

By - March 23, 2021

Joan Burge shares the tools and advice that have helped her build resilience and learn how to pivot
Issue: January / February 2021

Your Sole Purpose

By - January 25, 2021

Joan Burge explains why your sole purpose is to support your Executive
Career Development
Issue: November / December 2020

Accountability and Credibility

By - November 25, 2020

Joan Burge explains how to improve your accountability and credibility in the workplace
Health & Wellbeing
Issue: July / August 2020

Setting Healthy Boundaries

By - July 25, 2020

Setting healthy boundaries is about being assertive explains Joan Burge
Issue: January / February 2020

Managing a Complex Office

By - January 25, 2020

Communication with your Executive is key to managing a complex office explains Joan Burge
Career Development Cover Story
Issue: September / October 2019

See Yourself as a Strategic Partner

By - September 25, 2019

Joan Burge’s top tips on how to become a strategic partner to your executive
Career Development
Issue: May / June 2019

Choosing an Administrative Conference

By - May 24, 2019

An administrative conference should feed your brain and soul says Joan Burge
Issue: March / April 2019

Create Connections and Long-Lasting Relationships

By - March 25, 2019

People are our most important resource in the workplace explains Joan Burge
Career Development
Issue: November / December 2018

Seek Mentors

By - November 26, 2018

Regardless of your administrative title, industry or organization size, you need to find a good mentor explains Joan Burge
Career Development
Issue: September / October 2018

The Big Secret

By - September 25, 2018

In an extract from her new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed, Joan Burge details her top tips for being an outstanding Assistant
Issue: July / August 2016

Webinar and Facebook Live Etiquette

By - July 25, 2016

Joan Burge explains why it’s important to be courteous and patient