EAs / Executive Assistants on Fishbowl

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Just got a verbal office as senior EA with an investment management firm in Bay Area. YOE: 12 years. New to Bay Area so I’m not sure what kind of salary should I ask for?

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Over the last two years my job has slowly transitioned from executive assistant to personal assistant. I handle my bosses external committee and board member schedules, medical apts, vacation plans, b… more

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Good Morning

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Dwow what a week last week was!!

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😂😂

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What are some hobbies/ activities that you do when you have a bunch of down time?

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Everyone good so far this week??

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I am not looking forward to this week...

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How many of you all would like to be back in the office already??

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Another Hump Day!!!

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Do we think we are clear with the layoffs?

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Does anyone think EAs at EY are at risk of layoffs?

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I’ve finally reached VP at our agency and I’m looking for an opportunity to connect with like-minded executives near or at my seniority. Does anyone have any suggestions on organizations where I coul… more

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I'm looking for some advice. I've been an EA for about 7years now, i have a strong background in it but ready to move on into something else. Any suggestions on how I can do that? Cont

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How is everyone holding up?

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HELP! I was hit on by the CEO who I was interviewing to work for. 🤦🏻‍♀️ He knows that he crossed the line. I've been on 5 rounds of interviews & really need this job. If he gives me an offe… more

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Welp! Finally got the axe today too. I didn’t even get to talk to my manager. One of the execs I support told me he’s very sorry and I was great, etc etc, but it couldn’t be avoided. Whatever. I kind … more

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I was cut today due to COVID. I asked why I wasn’t furloughed and was told my position was eliminated. I’ve never had problems with performance and everyone loved working with me. I am heartbroken.

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Suggestions needed. I’m starting a new position remotely tomorrow. The onboarding has been seamless, but does anyone have any tools, tips or best practices for shining remotely? Thanks in advance.

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Hey y'all - heading into the weekend and fourth week of this. Hope everyone is holdin' up. Share any helpful tips for workin like this/keeping sane?

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