"The thing I don't always like about being an Exec Assist is that it can be compromising on your personal schedule. In the beginning before your learn the needs, request and, habits of the Executive. Getting over that hump can be challenging. As I mentioned earlier I love being and feeling apart of the schedule of the Executive. Helping to get important work done and making their business day a little easier and know I'm the backbone to the day."
"I love being involved in the CEO's daily routine work with keeping the business running. Love helping to make his/her job load a little easier to bear. Learning about the details of company, how and where I fit in. I love taking on projects to enhance my knowledge and skill of the company."
"I like being an Executive Assistant because I'm very detailed with my work and I enjoy communicating with many different people of the company. Sometimes I don't enjoy other peoples' duties at the last minute when they've had instructions from the start."
"I love being an integral part of a winning team and company. I love supporting on all levels and to all levels of management. I love working independently and as a team and reaching department and personal goals."
"I love everything there is about being an Executive Assistant. The only thing I would say I hate is that if I am not busy, then I tend to get very bored."
"I love being able to manage my own time, work independently and work under a schedule. I enjoy helping others and being able to assist them with difficult questions."
"I love being an Executive Assistant as long as I do not work for some who micro manages. I like organization and making sure my employers life run smoothly."
"I love all aspects of being an Executive Assistant. I enjoy working with others as well as by myself. There is not anything that I dislike about this position."
"It doesn't have a routine. It never gets boring. I'm very independent and I love learning with challenges. As an executive assistant there is a lot to learn everyday. I'm surrounded by business people that give everyday a new lesson about life and career. Organizing and solving problems is an executive is an everyday responsibility. You must to have passion for making people's life better, easier and simpler. It's amazing how much we can improve having information and network."
"I love being the go to for project assistance and administrative assistance. I love multi-tasking and working under pressure."
"I loved that I had the opportunity to make decisions. I was loyal to my manager and he was loyal to me too."
"I love being an executive assistant because the role is versatile and allows me to cross over into many areas. Building my skill level as well as my confidence. As an EA you get to do accounting, project management, meeting planning, event planning, some supervision, office management and some human resources. All of those areas plus the regular assistant tasks. As long as there is good communication between the manager and yourself, there is little negative to report."
"Not having a permanent solution."
"I love being able to open my mind and use my creativity in the projects I am assigned. The only downfall is the lack of tools needed to complete certain projects. I have been able to create and adjust with the tools that are available in the office."
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