Looking ahead to the role of Assistants next year!
With end of year parties beginning, there’s lots of reflection on the year gone - but what about looking ahead to the role of Assistants next year?
Technical advances, AI, data-driven insights, political elections, uncertain economy - there are lots of things that are having an effect on the Assistant role, so if you’re starting to look towards the skills you’ll be searching for in a new assistant; or if you’re going to be looking to progress in your role next year, find something new, or take on additional duties - here are some key things to look at for 2024:
Digital Proficiency: Enhanced proficiency with office suites and collaboration tools to streamline operations in a tech-driven environment.
Data Analytics: A solid foundation in data analysis to derive meaningful insights and contribute to informed decision-making.
Regulatory Acumen: Informed about regulatory changes, ensuring compliance and mitigating operational risks.
Cybersecurity Awareness: with increased tech, comes increased risk - prioritising cybersecurity best practices to safeguard sensitive information and maintain the integrity of digital processes.
Effective Communication: Written and verbal communication skills to convey complex information clearly and facilitate efficient collaboration.
Adaptability: Cultivate adaptability as a core competency, allowing you to navigate the dynamic landscape which we can expect to be a rollercoaster next year.