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    You’re invited to a festive showcase at BMA House

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    Join your fellow PA Life Club members and readers at a fun festive showcase at BMA House on Thursday, 1 December from 5.30pm-8.30pm. BMA House is a Grade II-listed building in central London’s fashionable and historic Bloomsbury. Home to the prestigious British Medical Association, BMA House was designed in 1911 by the famed architect Sir […]

    5 soft skills that ensure success

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    When employers are looking for the right PA candidate, they search for somebody who has business and technical knowledge, but they also want somebody with excellent people skills. These are the five essential soft skills that will ensure career success no matter the industry, according to workplace speaker Antonio Neves. 1 Listening Being able to […]

    Are employees really happier on Fridays?

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    Every employee has said at least once during their working life “thank goodness it’s Friday!” – typically expressed in response to a long, stressful workweek and the approaching weekend. However, is TGIF really true? HappyOrNot has researched its vast feedback database to look into the reality of this statement, and the results are telling. Thousands […]

    One for the boss: Young people and recruiters not connecting

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    Students and graduates are not making the right workplace choices and employers are struggling to identify the right ‘fit’ for their businesses. These are the stark findings of research conducted by Magnet.me, the online network for students, graduates and recruiters to discover and connect with each other. Analysis of the research suggests that businesses looking […]

    How to increase your chances of getting a pay rise

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    Asking for a pay rise is never a fun conversation to have with your boss, but it has to be done if you want to receive the right compensation for what you do. The worst that can come of it is a “no” from your employer, so there’s nothing to lose. Here’s a bit of […]

    Venue Expo top of the league with big names in football confirmed

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    The Venue Expo 2016 team has scoured the country for the finest in the game by securing names such as Liverpool FC, Everton FC, Wembley Stadium, Leeds UTD and Sheffield UTD as recent exhibitors for this year’s show. “To celebrate its third year, we’ve secured some of the top sporting venues in the country for […]

    Helpful hints for job hunters over 50

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    When you get to your 40s and 50s, it’s likely you will have held a stable position at a company for years. But sometimes life throws you a curveball and you need to look for a new job. While you’re highly employable and have all the experience in the world, the job market moves at […]

    Working mums forced out due to lack of flexible jobs

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    Nearly one in five (18%) working mums have been forced to leave their jobs because a flexible working request has been turned down, according to Workingmums.co.uk’s annual survey published today. The survey of more than 2000 women in Workingmums.co.uk’s 10th anniversary year shows that 26% of mums in work have had a flexible working request turned […]

    Stress in the City driving employees away

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    Rising stress in the City is driving more than two out of three investment bank staff to consider quitting their job – but employees believe talking about stress or mental health issues to management will damage their careers, new research from MetLife shows. Its study among decision makers at financial institutions found that two out […]

    Rising inflation could lead to pay squeeze, says CIPD

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    The latest labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics has shown another increase in the number of people in work, with an employment rate of 74.5% – the highest since records began in 1971. Despite a modest rise in average wages, the CIPD says Brexit and rising inflation could still have a negative […]