Anticipating Needs

Anticipating Needs

Updated Apr 29, 2020

As an administrative assistant, part of your job will be to anticipate the needs of others. In order to be effective at this, you need to have psychic abilities. Just kidding. This is a skill that you can learn and improve upon with practice and time. In this course, we'll show you some helpful ways to know what those around you need before they ask. We'll discuss how to acquaint yourself with the specific needs of your supervisor and the things you should take notice of to better serve them. This includes knowing their schedule, understanding your workplace processes so you can stay prepared, and having open communication.