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Survey of Executive and Administrative Assistants

NAIS surveyed executive and administrative assistants and others holding related roles to learn more about the scope of their work, their satisfactions and struggles in the job, and their future career plans. 

Essential Skills for Executive Assistants

Being organized, understanding priorities, and setting boundaries are essential skills for executive assistant. Use these tips to help you survive—and thrive—in your role.

Deep Dive

Five Tips for Recording Board Meeting Minutes

Board minutes provide a historical record of the board’s decision-making, creating a written history of board actions, election of new trustees and officers, and reports from committees and heads.

Executive Assistants in a Virtual World

Although serving as the physical gatekeeper aspect of your role may have dwindled, there are ways you can remain an asset and continue to provide critical support while working remotely.