Each month we highlight one of our members, not only because they are fabulous people but also because we fully believe that shared experience and knowledge is important and makes everyone better people.Continue reading Member Spotlight – Joy Hiscock
Each month we highlight one of our members, not only because they are fabulous people but also because we fully believe that shared experience and knowledge is important and makes everyone better people.Continue reading Member Spotlight – Anna Beam
I am currently writing a section in our new Organizational Culture, Diversity and Inclusions course about toxic culture and I couldn’t avoid this story.
Sit back…this is a long one.
They approached me online. I hadn’t applied for the role but it had popped-up on my LinkedIn feed and I had “Liked” the post. It looked like a dream job, supporting an inspiring leader.
It intrigued me but I had a great job. I was working part-time as a private household assistant, my principal didn’t even live in the country full-time and though I worked 5 days a week I was remote for three of those days and the other two days I worked from a gorgeous home in Belgravia (a swanky part of London).
They reached out to me. I met with the CEO – smart, energetic, female.Continue reading Spiraling: My experience with toxic culture in the workplace
We’ve all seen it. The effects of toxic culture. You feel demotivated and disconnected from the purpose of your work. You want to be anywhere else and working on anything else.
About half of job seekers cite company culture as very important when choosing to apply to a company. This is because we like to feel useful, to feel there is purpose to our work and that our colleagues and leaders share our values.
We’ve teamed up with Christie Arias of Elite Assisting to talk all things culture and why admins and assistants are primely placed to effect the culture of a company.
This course is for you if you…Continue reading Course: Organizational Culture, Community + Inclusion
Working from home can be a struggle sometimes especially when you are trying to find a quiet place for a conference call, some focused project work or just to collect your thoughts.
Print one (or all) of our Do Not Disturb signs and display it when you need a moment’s peace.
Bonus: You can also use these in the office! Here are some options:Continue reading Printable Do Not Disturb Signs
Each month we highlight one of our members, not only because they are fabulous people but also because we fully believe that shared experience and knowledge is important and makes everyone better people.Continue reading Member Spotlight – Anna Read
Performance reviews can be sources of fear, frustration, and last minute scrambling for many Administrative professionals. Not after this course! We will help you plan and execute a highly impactful review cycle. Most importantly you will walk away knowing how to properly tell the story of your personal accomplishments and the value you bring to your organization. After this course, you will be ready to better advocate for your future growth as an Administrative professional.
Introducing our new course, Goal Setting and Performance Reviews: Owning your Career Development as an Admin with guest instructor the one and only Jillian Hufnagel. She is going to help you find your confidence during an appraisal through preparation.
This course is right for you if:
A note from Lauren
When Jillian and I were planning out this course, believe me it was Jillian that did all the heavy lifting, a common issue came up. We hear over and over again how assistants are constantly trying to prove their value. There is a fundamental issue with this approach.
Don’t forget to sign up to the webinar with Jillian below.
Lauren Bradley, Founder of The Officials, will appear on a panel for Strictly Recruitment’s community, The Business Support Network.Continue reading Event: What does the Future Hold for Business Support?
Lauren talks and showcases her fav time-saving apps for assistants in this weekly series with our partner, Miss Jones PA.
This is an event for Miss Jones PA members. Please check them out.
About Miss Jones PA
Miss Jones PA offers its members an instant access `one-stop shop’ inspiration & trust platform that will not only save you time and money but also provide you with new ideas, ease your workload and even reward you in the process! They keep track of the latest and hottest venues and suppliers in London and host fabulous events.