Timea Gergely, Executive Assistant, The Project Lab

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Masterclass takes EA’s skills to the next level Experienced executive assistant Timea frequently has to take minutes for meetings but had never done any formal training. Attracted to Sarah’s helpful and approachable manner, she undertook a minute-taking course which she says was informative and engaging and has made her working life easier. The challenge: A … Read more

Health Direct

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Tailored training ensures consistency for healthcare organisation We provided tailored minute-taking training for 14 executive assistants and other staff from Health Direct, a government-funded provider of health information. As a result, Health Direct was able to ensure processes were uniform across the organisation, and staff were up-to-date on procedures for accurate minute-taking. The challenge: a need … Read more

How To Take Minutes For Board Meetings

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Minute taking is an essential and important part of Board meetings and while it may not be everyone’s cup of tea, it is important to ensure board meetings have an accurate set of minutes. There is more to a board meeting than just board discussions. These meetings serve as a legal and official record of … Read more

The Benefits of Completing a Minute Taking Course

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Minute taking within an organisation often falls to a person who has limited minute taking skills or quite possibly may never have taken minutes of a meeting before.  Enrolling in a minute taking course provides a person with the fundamental skills to set up templates, learn how to prepare for a meeting and help summarise … Read more

Minute Taking Tips – How To Improve Your Skills

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Whether you are a personal or executive assistant, or whether you’re simply a team member who sometimes has to take minutes, knowing how to effectively complete your job is a must. Minute-taking isn’t a simple task, especially to someone who has never done it before. Minutes help with communication needs at work. But for some … Read more

5 New Year Tips For Your Business

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The New Year is upon us and it’s time to quick your business into gear. Whether you’re a well-established business or you’ve been dreaming of starting a business for years, now is the time to get started. A lot of work goes into starting a business, so if you’re reading this, you may not be … Read more

Why Meeting Minutes Must Be Accurate

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After reading about the Commonwealth Bank and their record-keeping ordeal, it has come as a timely reminder of why accurate minute taking is of high importance. No matter how big or small your organisation is, ensuring your records are kept accurate is the best way to ensure you stay compliant. Too many times have we … Read more

A Quick Guide to Types of Virtual Meetings

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In this day and age, going to a meeting in a physical location isn’t always the case. More businesses and companies are expanding their employee base to allow many workers to work remotely either part-time or full-time. Therefore, not all meetings are held in an office at a set day and time. Virtual meetings are … Read more

What Is Involved During A Strata Meeting?

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If you’re an owner or investor in a property that is governed by a strata scheme, chances are you’ve heard about strata meetings. Almost every important decision made by the owners or representatives of the owners are made at a strata meeting. Because of their importance, owners of properties need to know when strata meetings … Read more