• 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…

    Share:

    Review: The Garden Cafe, Lambeth London

    The Garden Café is the new restaurant at the recently redeveloped Garden Museum in Lambeth. Museum Director, Christopher Woodward, “wanted a café that fitted with a gardener’s ethos: that is food that is fresh, light, unpretentious and unique to its location.” Taking inspiration from its distinctive location, The Garden Café serves a daily-changing menu of contemporary, seasonal dishes. The 54…

    Share:

    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…

    Share:

    UK Staycation: The Lygon Arms, the Cotswolds

    Set in a 16th century coaching inn with 86 guest rooms and suites, The Lygon Arms is an award winning luxury hotel located in the heart of the Cotswolds. With a deeply rooted history dating back to the 1300’s, The Lygon Arms boasts one of the most glamorous guest books in the world. Everyone from Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor…

    Share:

    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…

    Share:

    Review: Tom, Dick & Harry’s, Essex

    Tom, Dick and Harry’s is a stylish new restaurant that is anything but ordinary. Moreish, modern small plates, an unrivalled selection of beautiful wines and inventive cocktails, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar, live music and the Sunday Roast Club are just some of what this newly opened brasserie in Loughton Essex has to offer. Stylish interiors with a glass front…

    Share:

    about us | members | events | contact us | work with us | privacy policy | terms & conditions | The Assistant Room Recruitment


    Looking for Something?