Are You An Executive Assistant Or Personal Assistant?

 Executive imageWhether you’re preparing presentation materials for your principal’s quarterly meeting or simply helping make your superior’s day easier by helping to maintain a timely schedule, assistants undoubtedly help create a stress-free and productive workplace. Personal Assistants and Executives Assistants share many similarities, but what are the main differences?

We’ve gathered a couple of key differences between the two overlapping profiles – so what type of assistant are you?

 

Executive Assistant

  • EA roles tend to be more professional and often times, include managerial and operational skills
  • EA generally work for high-level executives
  • The attitude of an EA is very pro-active, involving being one step ahead and having extraordinary decision-making and problem-solving skills<

 

Personal Assistant

  • PAs tend to be organizers; managing calendars, schedules, and databases simultaneousl
  • PAs support managerial teams, which usually involve senior managers, administrators, and reporting teams
  • PAs mentality is more reactive – responding to any problems or issues that may appear and consistently making sure everything is taken care of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Authors
Emin Bora Boke, Social Media Marketing Intern 
Jeslie MartinezBelle Maison Agency Recruiter
 
Illustration by
Belle
gold@riveterconsulting.com
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