You connect the dots between departments, have mastered the art of juggling an array of competing work priorities, all while keeping the lights on and…
I have the ability to work on things outside of my day-to-day duties, such as projects and initiatives that impact the company internally and externally. I don't ever feel as if I'm bound to my desk or unable to work on what's important to me.” — Katie N., Administrative Assistant
A perk is knowing that I made a difference in someone's life. Even if the difference was enabling them to go to their child's soccer game and be guilt free.” — Melissa S., Virtual Assistant
I consider the biggest perk to be learning by osmosis by being in the same room as Fortune 100 execs.” — Kiyomi D., Executive Assistant
The biggest perk for me is working directly with leadership. I never have to question what's going on behind the scenes because I'm already in the loop. It takes the fear and insecurity away, which is something that comes with a lot of roles these days.” — Stephanie P., Office Manager/Executive AssistantNot only are you the gatekeeper to your exec, but to all of the information that flows in and out of the office. You benefit from inside exposure to many moving parts of the business, which can give you a better sense of security than any pep talk ever could.
Knowing what goes on in the background—good or bad—does provide some sense of security.” —Bobbie-Anne L., Executive Assistant