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Category: Weekend Polls – where assistants around the globe have their say

Career lessons courtesy of the pandemic

It’s been 59 weeks That’s right. It’s now been 59 weeks since I first began writing about COVID-19 and its impacts on our lives and careers. I drafted my first COVID-focused article the last week of February, shortly after returning…

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Your assistant career: was it one of choice, or circumstance?

The results of my March 5, 2021 Weekend Poll I asked and, as always, readers stepped forward to voice your experiences and perspectives. With thanks to all who participated, here are the results. Less than one in five envisioned a…

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Weekend Poll: Did You Plan to Become An Assistant?

This poll is now closed. Please check back for Shelagh’s report on the results. … and how do you feel now about that career choice? Are you glad you’re in this career? These are among the questions we’re examining in…

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A year into the pandemic: what and how we’re doing

Optimism amid limitations I saw a celebratory post this week, published by one of my Australian clients, the Melbourne EA Group (MEAG). Carmel Bond and members marked their first face to face networking event in 12 months. In other countries,…

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