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The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook: A Best Practice Guide for All Secretaries, PAs, Office Managers and Executive Assistants
     

The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook: A Best Practice Guide for All Secretaries, PAs, Office Managers and Executive Assistants

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by Sue France
 

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This second edition of the best-selling The Definitive Personal Assistant and Secretarial Handbook contains new material that provides important advice on social networking as an alternative communication tool. With special emphasis on career development, Sue France, winner of The Times PA of the year award, includes advice on time management, networking,

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This second edition of the best-selling The Definitive Personal Assistant and Secretarial Handbook contains new material that provides important advice on social networking as an alternative communication tool. With special emphasis on career development, Sue France, winner of The Times PA of the year award, includes advice on time management, networking, coping with pressure and stress, dealing with difficult people, communication and confidence.

In addition, The Definitive Personal Assistant and Secretarial Handbook contains practical help with taking minutes and a chapter for assistants to share with their boss for a more fruitful working relationship. Including free downloadable online resources to aid the day to day running of an office, this comprehensive and accessible guide is the ultimate desk companion to grow as a professional PA or office manager.

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Praise for the previous edition:

"[A] powerful survey offering concrete methods to help prioritize work and handle typical scenarios personal assistants face." —Midwest Book Review

Darren Ingram Media - Darren Ingram

"[A]n excellent introduction to many fascinating subjects that many secretaries and personal assistants should know about...[A] credible, powerful compendium."
Midwest Book Review - Reviewer’s Bookwatch

"Exceptionally well written, organized, and presented, "The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook" is as complete and comprehensive as it is informative and 'user friendly'. Very highly recommended for personal, professional, corporate, community, and academic library Business Studies instructional reference collections."
Midwest Book Review - Reviewer���s Bookwatch

"Exceptionally well written, organized, and presented, "The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook" is as complete and comprehensive as it is informative and 'user friendly'. Very highly recommended for personal, professional, corporate, community, and academic library Business Studies instructional reference collections."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780749465766
Publisher:
Kogan Page, Ltd.
Publication date:
09/28/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Sue France has over 30 years of experience as a secretary and personal assistant. She is the UK National Training & Development Officer for European Management Assistants (EUMA). She presents at PA conferences throughout the world, and is also involved in training and coaching PAs and secretaries.

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The Definitive Personal Assistant & Secretarial Handbook: A Best Practice Guide for All Secretaries, PAs, Office Managers and Executive Assistants 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most useful information, provided in well written and easy-to-read format. This is a not-to-be-missed handbook for everyone in the secretarial/PA field.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago