Twenty-eight years ago, I was called in by a VP of HR to find an Executive Assistant for my very first client: Steve Jobs.
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We have been approached by a few executive coaches and HR groups that ask— what to look for in a great Executive Assistant (EA). The key is to know that a “great EA” for one executive might not be so great for another!
The role of the Executive Assistant has dramatically changed in the past 20 years. We have gone from assistants providing administrative “support” to assistants providing “leverage.”
The Executive Business Partner embodies the best of the company’s culture and serves as an ambassador for the CEO. Here’s why.
Learn the Top 10 Traits of Great Executive Assistants – based on thousands of candidate interviews over the past 28 years.
CEOs we’ve worked with experience a higher level of productivity and effectiveness when they learn to partner with their assistants.
There is a wide range of Executive Assistants out there, and they all have distinctly different skill sets, aptitudes, and preferences!