• The Secret to Success as an Executive Assistant

    In an industry where the relevance and importance of job titles are largely misunderstood, it can be tough to stay motivated after you have dedicated years to reaching EA level, when you then meet someone fresh out of college who, with no substantial office experience, walks into the exact same position for a different company. Making it as an Assistant…
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    How to Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave

    Whether you are a first time Mum or a seasoned pro at pregnancy, returning to work after having a baby is certainly a milestone. You’ve taken the time to hire a new Executive Assistant to hold the fort and have swapped diary management for nappy changing and board meeting prep for night feeds. You have spent the past 6-12 months…
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    Crazy Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

    We’ve all been there. You’re in an interview and you’re quietly confident that the hour you have spent being grilled about why you should get ‘the job’ has been a roaring success. You thank yourself for spending the past three evenings fully embracing JOMO (joy of missing out), interview prepping while your friends are out wining and dining in your…
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    PA Diaries: Melissa Hume, PA at First State Investments

    With 22 years of experience as a top Personal Assistant, we can all find a mentor in Melissa Hume.  Currently the PA to the Chief Investment Officer of First State Investments, a global asset management business with experience across a range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors, we speak to Melissa about her current role, the reality of working in…
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    How 3 Successful Assistants Cope with Winter Burnout

    Burnout during the winter months is inevitable for a lot of us. With the added pressure of braving the Christmas crowds, organising and attending multiple festive celebrations and helping manage your Exec through December on what seems like a time limit until the New Year, it’s no wonder some of us struggle to maintain a clear head and healthy immune…
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    Want to be a Private PA? Here’s How to do it…

    So many of us dream about taking the leap from Corporate PA to Private PA but what does it take to actually make it happen? What does it truly take to support and work alongside a high net worth individual or celebrity? If you are excited about the prospect of taking care of someones personal needs and perhaps even travelling…
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