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Assistants and cybersecurity in 2021 – Weekend Poll results

What a difference a few years make When I published my first cybersecurity-focused Weekend Poll back in 2017, less than half the assistants who responded had received cybersecurity training in the workplace. Now, after asking readers five consecutive years about…

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Approaching Your Next Performance Review? Read this.

Performance reviews are the norm for most  For the majority of assistants who responded to my Weekend Poll,  performance evaluations are a cultural norm. That’s what 80% of you said. Sixteen percent said the process exists in theory, while the…

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Weekend Poll: Performance reviews – opportunities or ordeals?

Do you receive performance evaluations? Whether or not we look forward to them, performance reviews (evaluations) are part of a good organisational culture. Despite this, and even in some terrific organisations, there are instances in which assistants go years without…

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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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