Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

Many new executives who have never had an assistant before have a picture in their mind of someone who answers the phone, types, and files. We know how to set and monitor a department budget, take meeting minutes, research topics and write reports, and that’s just for starters. The days when Administrative and Executive Assistants just handle phones and filing are long gone.

Mentoring a Young Executive - Jodith Allen

Office Dynamics

Many new executives who have never had an assistant before have a picture in their mind of someone who answers the phone, types, and files. We know how to set and monitor a department budget, take meeting minutes, research topics and write reports, and that’s just for starters. The days when Administrative and Executive Assistants just handle phones and filing are long gone.

Administrative Assistant Job Descriptions

Administrative Arts

Filing. This includes setting up and managing electronic and physical files. Scheduling and Setting Up Meetings. Also included here would be taking and transcribing meeting minutes. This can include anything from a last minute bank run to working on a company-wide committee to making sure everyone filled out an updated W-4. If that includes getting him a cup of coffee so he can continue working or make it to a meeting on time, then so be it.

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