Business Strategy & Acumen Career Development
Issue: April / May 2023

Credibility and the Role of the Virtual Assistant

By - March 25, 2023

There are things we can do to improve the perception of the VA industry, explains Gemma Walton
Career Development
Issue: January / February 2021

From Employed EA to VA Entrepreneur

By - January 25, 2021

Suzy Sanders shares her reasons for becoming a VA entrepreneur and shows why success is subjective
Career Development
Issue: November / December 2019

Why Assistants Make Great VAs

By - November 25, 2019

Gemma Walton lists her top 10 attributes that make assistants into great VAs
Career Development
Issue: May / June 2018

The Reality of Working Virtually

By - May 25, 2018

Maria Fuller lists the pros and cons of working virtually
Career Development
Issue: May / June 2015

Between Jobs? Stay Relevant by Getting Involved

By - May 25, 2015

Being an administrative professional can be a rewarding and exciting career. However, like any profession, it doesn’t come with a 100% guarantee. Layoffs happen. Companies are bought and sold everyday. And executives retire, get transferred, or change roles. In today’s unpredictable economy, administrative jobs can be few and far between in some places. However, a... Read more »
Career Development
Issue: November / December 2011

Virtually There

By - November 25, 2011

Carmen MacDougall on how to make the move from employed assistant to virtual assistant. The world of the assistant today is a far cry from when I started working at the tender age of 18 using a typewriter as my tool to carry out my secretarial duties. Now, we are living in a world where... Read more »