The Differences Between a Secretary and an Administrative Assistant

Published on February 12, 2018

Staff for success! The right assistant can be both the face of your company and it's organisational backbone. Click To TweetWhen planning on hiring assistance in the office, the various terms for this new employee can be confusing. It seems that more and more, the titles ‘secretary’ and ‘administrative assistant’ are being used for similar roles and it has confused job specs and expectations.

There is a very clear and important difference between the two. In most roles, the administrative assistant’s role is elevated, holding more responsibility than the secretary’s.  So what are the differences between a secretary and an administrative assistant?

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Staff Management Training for Butlers

Published on July 13, 2017

Management of staff is key.  From every large household which employs a number of staff members through to hotels and corporate hospitality.  The staff must be able to follow, lead, take direction and manage staff around them.  Their level of seniority will affect the number of management responsibilities they have.

In a private home, the Butler will often undertake a senior management role.  Similarly, in high-end hotels, the Butler or Head Butler will be expected to manage staff, ensuring schedules and routines are followed correctly.

So what options are out there for Butlers or those in the hospitality industry looking to obtain a Staff Management certificate?

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