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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: Time to talk about minutes

Minutes. They’re part of almost every assistant’s job description, and your finished results go on to represent the organisation’s history. Little wonder some assistants are uncomfortable with this aspect of the role. Let’s take a look at your experience.

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Assistants and self-promotion: Weekend Poll results

We know that assistants often excel at advocating for others and negotiating on behalf of their employers. In my latest Weekend Poll, I asked how comfortable you are with self-promotion and negotiating on your own behalf. Here are the results!

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