Save The Assistants

Author: Lilit Marcus
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1401395139
Size: 23.53 MB
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"If you're tired, you're poor, and you're a huddled mass of an assistant yearning to breathe free, look no further than Save the Assistants." --Yahoo! "Lilit at Save the Assistants . . . feels your pain." --Marie Claire What happens when nine-to-five turns into nine-to-eleven? How do you outmaneuver the office Underminer? Is it appropriate to have a cocktail at a company lunch? How do you get reservations for a restaurant with an unlisted phone number? What do you do when your boss throws a stapler at your head? As Page Six Magazine recently noted, bosses are "going from mean to monstrous--and making The Devil Wears Prada look like a love story." What's an office drone to do? Call on Save the Assistants, the addictive and insightful guide to workplace sanity by Lilit Marcus, renowned assistant expert. On your first day at work, you learned how to answer the phone and turn on the computer. But four years of college hardly prepared you for the coffee-fetching, back-stabbing, and you-should-have-done-it-yesterdays of office life. Save the Assistants is here to help you not only survive your job, but ultimately get the career you want.

The Assistants

Author: Camille Perri
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698180801
Size: 47.98 MB
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The debut novel that J. Courtney Sullivan calls “addictive, hilarious, and smart. It’s "9 to 5 for the student loan generation” and Publishers Weekly describes as “if the characters from HBO’s Girls were capable of larceny and blackmail.” Rule #1: All important men have assistants. Rule #2: Men rule the world. Still. Rule #3: There is enough money. There is so much money. Tina Fontana is a thirty-year-old executive assistant to Robert Barlow, the CEO of Titan Corp., a multinational media conglomerate. She’s excellent at her job and beloved by her famous boss—but after six years of making reservations and pouring drinks from bottles that cost more than her rent, the glamour of working for a media company in New York has completely faded, but her student loan debt has not. When a technical error with Robert’s expense report presents Tina with the opportunity to pay off the entire balance of her loans with what would essentially be pocket change for her boss, she hesitates. She’s always played by the rules, but this would be a life-changer. As Tina begins to fall down the rabbit hole of her morally questionable plan, other assistants with crushing debt and fewer scruples approach her to say that they want in. Before she knows it, she’s at the forefront of a movement that has implications far beyond what anyone anticipated. Featuring an eclectic clan of coconspirators, a love interest far too handsome to be trusted, and a razor-sharp voice full of wry humor, The Assistants is a rallying cry for the leagues of overeducated and underpaid women who are asking themselves, How is it that after all these years, we are still assistants?

Teaching Assistants

Author: Maggie Balshaw
Publisher: David Fulton Publishers
ISBN: 1136756361
Size: 14.27 MB
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This practical book is intended to support schools and LEAs in developing effective strategies in working with teaching assistants. It is related to the DfEE's recently published Good Practice Guide (2000). Suggested approaches are supported with real examples from practice, showing the reality of how schools can review and develop practice and so become more effective in their management and support of teaching assistants. The aim is to enable managers in schools and LEAs to work effectively with teaching assistants; teachers to plan classroom approaches for working with teaching assistants; teaching assistants to improve their practice; and children to learn more effectively in inclusive settings. This book will be of use to headteachers, senior staff in schools, SENCOs, LEA support staff, class teachers and teaching assistants.

A Handbook For Learning Support Assistants

Author: Glenys Fox
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135245932
Size: 75.89 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Written in the context of recent legislation in England and guidance to schools, this is a practical handbook for learning support assistants and teachers working with them. It can be used to ensure that: support assistants know what to expect of colleagues and colleagues know what to expect from support assistants; children are given the best support possible by support assistants who understand the nature of their needs; support assistants and teachers work together effectively to support the child with special needs; and that training is relevant an helpful.

Work At Home Company Listing For Administrative Assistants

Author: S. Marie Surles
Publisher: HEA-Employment.com
ISBN: 1505686369
Size: 72.25 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A reference and sourcebook of work-at-home company listings for administrative assistants. This ebook has compiled a listing of telecommuting companies that previously and currently hire administrative assistants, data entry professionals and other clerical assistants to work from home. All contact details are provided and verified as of the book's publication. HEA-Employment.com is a work-at-home job listing service. Our website offers job seekers access to thousands of available work-at-home job opportunities. Over the years we compiled a listing of thousands of legitimate telecommuting companies that hire telecommuters and virtual assistants. The companies listed in this ebook are currently hiring or have hired people to work from home in the past. The companies are accept resumes for current and future job openings. HEA-Employment.com has the most comprehensive work at home job database on the Internet today with access to 1000's of work at home jobs and home based business opportunities from over 1,000 job boards all on one site. From part-time and temporary to full-time and permanent, every type of job is included. You can select when you want to work, how much you want to work and how much you want to be paid.

A Practical Guide For Personal Assistants

Author: Grace Tu
Publisher: Grace Tu
ISBN:
Size: 14.19 MB
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A practical guide for on-the-job personal assistants, executive assistants and secretaries having similar responsibilities. This book is targeted to improve their overall presentation and professionalism as they strive to climb up the corporate ladder. Some specific chapters, e.g. language proficiency, are helpful to people whose mother tongue is not English. This is not a book to teach shorthand, typing skills or the basic office routines. This is a book for those who would like to advance themselves through some practical guidance with emphasis on a hands-on and functional approach. In fact, theoretical knowledge and technical skills can be obtained from school but things like common sense and integrity can only be obtained through life experience. The thirteen chapters are split into two major modules coaching assistants how they can manage their jobs in both practical and ethical ways with appendices of samples and helpful business terms.