News

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

04-11-2016

The Innovative Admin’s Guide to Self-Development

by Julie Perrine, Founder & CEO, All Things Admin
The Innovative Admin’s Guide to Self-Development

The Innovative Admin’s Guide to Self-Development

 

Create a Strategic Administrative Career Plan

We’re all only a business decision…  Read more

28-10-2016

Review of the 42nd Annual EUMA Conference

by Julia Schmidt

Management Professionals in Copenhagen on 21 October 2016

I had a fantastic time attending my first EUMA Annual Conference. The event was a huge success and had over 200 delegates from different countries. We had a large convention space…  Read more

05-10-2016

Having a leadership purpose is like knowing that your work counts and that you matter

by Julia Schmidt

A large number of researchers have identified many leadership theories in the last 80 years to help train leaders. One of these topics is the importance of purpose in effective and successful leadership.  Recently, Emma Russell and Chris Underwood…  Read more