Resources for Administrative Assistants and Executive Assistants

If you’re an administrative assistant, executive assistant or similar role, you will find some of these educational and informational resources useful — especially if you like continuous learning in your administrative role and field. Use these resources to increase your value on the job and enhance your administrative career. The best administrative professionals never stop learning!


Book Communication Strategies for Administrative Professionals

Read Communication Strategies for Administrative Professionals by Karen Porter.

Read this book to learn how to communicate what you can do, can’t do, will do, won’t do, need and want in your administrative role and career. The link above goes to which sells both a paperback print and Kindle version of the book.




Online Learning

VAAPMemberWebVirtual Association for Administrative Professionals

The Virtual Association for Administrative Professionals provides articles, advice, tips, resources and information for administrative assistants, executive assistants, secretaries, and all administrative professionals of any job title at any level in their career. This is available from and accessed through the online VAAP Private Member eLearning Community. That means you can access all of the information on demand virtually (online) on your time. Learn a little here and there on your breaks or down-time at work or learn a lot on your own hours at home. You’ll be given a username and password when you join so you can access this eLearning Community. Log in and browse, read, and learn. It’s that simple.