Whilst it is difficult to trace the origins of the PA, it is likely that it stretches back centuries. There has always been and will always be busy, famous, and wealthy people who need additional support, help or their "right hand". So it is difficult to see how this demand will ever change.
When you promote a new manager, your work is only just beginning. If you don’t give them the proper support, you’re setting them up to fail. Read on for five tips to ensure their success - and by the way, these work just as well for not-so-new managers who are struggling.
“I’ve got an offer from another company...” says your rock-star employee. What to do?