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The World of Business

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Business, Business News, News & Politics

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Insights into the business world - featuring content from BBC Radio 4's In Business programme, and also Global Business from the BBC World Service.

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Global Business: The Rise of the Executive PA

October 22nd, 2015

Episode 596 of 631 episodes

The executive personal assistant is a job that requires utmost discretion and an inbuilt ability to know what the boss needs before they need it. In an age where many administrative tasks are being delegated to computers, the human touch of the skilled executive assistant is gaining value in the corporate suite. Sathnam Sanghera finds out how the role of the Man Men secretary has evolved into the contemporary assistant and discovers how indispensable these modern day multitaskers are to the success of a CEO and their company.

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