Insight & ideas

The jobs market improved significantly in 2015 — according to the ONS by the end of the year more than half a million more people were in work than at the same point in 2014 and the unemployment rate, at just 5.1%, hit its lowest level since before the financial crisis.
If you’re thinking of embarking on a career as an administration professional, or you’re looking to move into a new sector, it helps to know a little about what a typical day working for senior managers and directors in that industry is truly like.
Although this should be nothing but a joyous time, a close friend of mine is due to go on her maternity leave any day and instead of worrying about the mountain of preparation needed for the new arrival, her thoughts are primarily on the job she is leaving behind.
It’s a common misconception that the responsibilities of an EA don’t extend far beyond diary management and typing up memos.
It’s just a fact of life that we can’t all love our work all of the time — sometimes, for a whole variety of reasons, things just don’t work out and going to work every day becomes not just a chore, but a nightmare.

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