10 episodes

Deep diving into the lives and experiences of the most successful Personal and Executive Assistants in the UK and beyond, The Assistant Room podcast will be uncovering what goes on behind the scenes of a successful assistant at some of the biggest brands in the world.

Throughout each episode, Jess, the Founder of The Assistant Room and ex EA of ten years sits down to chat to experienced assistants from different industries, at different stages in their career, to uncover the secrets to their success, the challenges they have overcome and the passion they have for their role.

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Deep diving into the lives and experiences of the most successful Personal and Executive Assistants in the UK and beyond, The Assistant Room podcast will be uncovering what goes on behind the scenes of a successful assistant at some of the biggest brands in the world.

Throughout each episode, Jess, the Founder of The Assistant Room and ex EA of ten years sits down to chat to experienced assistants from different industries, at different stages in their career, to uncover the secrets to their success, the challenges they have overcome and the passion they have for their role.

    Episode 10: Karina De-Bourne, EA at FTI Consulting + Assistant Room Ambassador

    Episode 10: Karina De-Bourne, EA at FTI Consulting + Assistant Room Ambassador

    In the final episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Karina De-Bourne, EA at FTI Consulting + Assistant Room Ambassador.

    Together, they talk about going from University to having a career as an EA, how to keep your head above water during times of personal hardship and the importance of working for a supportive business. 

    • 40 min
    Episode 9: Kirsi Swinton, Executive Assistant and Head of the UK+I Assistants network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Assistant Room Ambassador

    Episode 9: Kirsi Swinton, Executive Assistant and Head of the UK+I Assistants network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Assistant Room Ambassador

    In the 9th episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Kirsi Swinton, Executive Assistant and Head of the UK+I Assistants network at Hewlett Packard Enterprise + Assistant Room Ambassador

    Together, they talk about transferrable skills, her biggest support throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and how to can create strong relationships to help us succeed in our careers.

    • 33 min
    Episode 7: Davina Soochit, Executive Assistant at Egon Zehnder + Assistant Room Ambassador

    Episode 7: Davina Soochit, Executive Assistant at Egon Zehnder + Assistant Room Ambassador

    In the 8th episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Davina Soochit, Assistant Room Ambassador and EA at UK based Executive Search firm Egon Zehnder. 

    Together, they talk about the impact of COVID on her day to day responsibilities, how to push boundaries and become more confident and the process she followed internally to set up the Egon Zehnder PA network.

    • 33 min
    Episode 7: Abi Jones, Executive Assistant at Facebook + Assistant Room Ambassador

    Episode 7: Abi Jones, Executive Assistant at Facebook + Assistant Room Ambassador

    In the 7th episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Abi Jones, EA at Facebook and Assistant Room Ambassador. 

    Together, they talk about the future of the PA industry in a post COVID world, the important of failing and her three key takeaways on how every assistant can not only survive but thrive in the modern world of business. 

    • 52 min
    Episode 6: Natalie Mayhew, Executive Business Partner at Google

    Episode 6: Natalie Mayhew, Executive Business Partner at Google

    In the 6th episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Natalie Mayhew, Executive Business Partner at Google.

    Together, they talk about the evolution of Natalies 20 year long career, the impact tech will have on on the support industry and how we should embrace it, her life as an ambivert and the social impact she has had on families across London with her initiative ‘You Have A Voice’.

    • 25 min
    Episode 5: Kelsea Lindsey, Executive Assistant at American Express Global Business Travel

    Episode 5: Kelsea Lindsey, Executive Assistant at American Express Global Business Travel

    In the 5th episode of the series Jess, Founder of The Assistant Room, sits down with Kelsea Lindsey, Executive Assistant at American Express Global Business Travel.

    Between them both, Jess and Kelsea cover how to strike a successful work-life balance, how being a successful working Mum is achievable if you work for the right business and the most valuable piece of advice that Kelsea has ever received and how she implements that into her daily routine. 

    • 32 min

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