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05-05-2017

A summary of the International Training Day 2017: Business Ethics, a matter of choice

by By Greet Puttaert

When we chose Business Ethics as the theme of our 20th International Training Day (ITD) and our Annual Conference this year, we did it on the basis of what we sense is becoming more and more essential in our business world. What is the role that we…  Read more

17-04-2017

proActive Spring Edition 2017 is OUT!

Discover the new IMA look and feel in this festive edition of proActive. Filled with IMA Launch, Gamification and Business Ethics.

Read more here.

01-02-2017

IMA The new EUMA

by Nacho RufĂ­n, associate of espluga+associates

"Finding a brand name is for us perhaps the most stressful part of the creation process. A good name is the key. One can compare assigning a name to a brand is almost like naming a child, it is forever...! For IMA (International Management Assistants)…  Read more

01-02-2017

Message from the Founder

by Sonia Vanualar

In 1974 the European Association of Professional Secretaries (EAPS) was established in an explosion of European sentiment just after Britain joined the European Union.  At that time, forty-three years ago, the role of the perfect secretary was…  Read more

28-01-2017

The Power of Association

by Lucy Brazier, CEO Marcham Publishing and Media Partner of our Association.

On 1 February, one of the oldest Associations for Assistants in the world, EUMA (European Management Assistants) changes its name and brand to IMA (International Management Assistants).

And this year, the IAAP (International Association…  Read more

28-01-2017

Assistants - our future is IMA - International Management Assistants

by Julia Schmidt, National Chairman EUMA Norway

We are launching IMA - International Management Assistants on Wednesday, 1 February 2017.

20-12-2016

15 questions to ask during a job interview

by Julie Perrine, CAP-OM, MBTI Certified

An interview is nothing more than an information exchange between you and a potential employer.
So to get the most out of it, you need to be prepared to answer questions, as well as ask some of your own.

But what do you ask to get…  Read more

25-11-2016

5 Network Wins For Management Assistants

by Anne-Fleur Kamst, EUMA Belgium Webmaster

Have you ever sat at your desk and wondered what the rest of us is up to? Thought about other responsibilities your role could entail? Signed up for several professional newsletters without getting around to reading them?

I…  Read more