Petra is, as executive secretary to the Supervisory Board, employed by Bloem N.V., a listed company. Bloem N.V. has just appointed a new commissioner, Mr. Verburg. Petra has Continue reading Activities for new commissioner
Violation competition clause
A new colleague, from the competitor, asks you almost immediately after his employment to make appointments for him with a few of his old customers. You know Continue reading Violation competition clause
The end justifies the means?
You are the PA of a director from a non-profit organization for development aid. This organization wants to have a new website. Your director suggests to Continue reading The end justifies the means?
Last minute changes meeting documents
One week before the meeting of the Management Board with the Supervisory Board, the meeting documents are to be sent. Your manager, the CEO, is about to Continue reading Last minute changes meeting documents
Disputable new candidate
You are working for the Board of Directors from a listed company. For its Board of Supervisors there will be a vacant position as the term of office will expire soon. For the Continue reading Disputable new candidate
Company’s policy violated
Mr. Brown is one of the company’s best commercial account managers. He is successful and this results in fantastic clients. Mr. Brown is held up as an example for many Continue reading Company’s policy violated
CEO in discredit
De Vries has been a CEO of a large company for about 5 years. Formerly, he has worked for several large companies over a period of more than 30 years. You are his PA and Continue reading CEO in discredit
Campaign director causes annoyance
You work as a PA for a large international environment organisation. Your CEO, campaign director, asks you to book a weekly flight ticket for him to visit his wife and children who are living abroad. As there was no option offered by the company Continue reading Campaign director causes annoyance
My boss’s daughter as a trainee?
You work as an executive assistant in a prestigious company where graduates like to start their career. The hiring is arranged by the recruitment department and currently a position as a trainee is vacant.
Now imagine that one of the board members orders you to withdraw Continue reading My boss’s daughter as a trainee?
You always take meeting minutes for a management team member who is known for making sexist comments to different women in his department. Being the directors’ assistant you have experienced that as well. During lunch and the Friday drinks this subject is often point of discussion among your colleagues, but no one dares Continue reading Sexist comments