• Why today’s EAs need to get more strategic, by Adam Fidler

    The role of the Executive Assistant (EA) continues to evolve and in my capacity as a trainer, educationalist and thought-leader in the industry, I continue to observe and reflect on what the role of the EA will become.  Having worked as an ‘Assistant’ for 20 years, and having transitioned from Secretary, to PA, to EA, the biggest learning I had to do, in all that time, was to operate more ‘strategically’. 

    Today, it’s not just the Executives who operate with strategic focus.  If the EA role is to survive the long-game, then it’s essential that the Assistant who supports an Executive has the ability to operate more independently, both in the activities they undertake, but also in the decisions, thoughts and choices they make. This requires strategic focus. 

    Read more here 

  • The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files

    By Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, MBTI Certified

    Document-management just like papers on your desk can pile up, the same thing can happen with digital files. If you don’t have a filing system to put things where they belong when you save them, the virtual mess can accumulate quite quickly.

    With digital files, it’s a lot easier to ignore the problem because the virtual piles are out of sight on your hard drive somewhere. And technology makes it easy to search for files with keywords, so it can be tempting to not maintain your digital files. However, wasted time is still wasted time if you’re hunting for files.

    So investing a little effort into organizing your digital files can actually make you more productive in the long run. Read more here  

    This article was published Dec 17, 2015 in AllThingsAdmin - a EUMA partner.

  • EUMA Annual Conference 2016

    EUMA Annual Conference 2016 - early bird fee until 30 July 2016!


  • We have found four speakers for you!

    For the EUMA Conference in Copenhagen on October 21 “Self-Development – Working in the Eye of the Storm” we have found four speakers for you - they all have extensive knowledge within their fields; they are great communicators and interesting people who have a true passion for their areas.

    We are confident; they will do an amazing job!

    Deborah Frances-White, moderator

    Mette Højen, speaker

    Jane Møller Kretz, speaker

    Peter Lund Madsen, speaker 

    Read more about the moderator, speakers and details around the conference here.

    Don’t miss the early bird fee – deadline July 30.

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