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    1. The ten deadly interview sins
      Limp handshakes, bad hygiene and flirting have all been highlighted in a list of the top 10 deadly interview sins.
    2. Are you drinking too much coffee?
      Caffeine is among the most widely consumed drugs in the world. It’s consumed in our working day, with our meals and it’s even consumed in the evening. It wakes us up and keeps us going, it affects our day, our mood and changes our habits, but is this all a good thing? How much coffee should you be drinking and when should you stop fuelling the habit?
    3. Digital Edition: September 2017 
      Check out our latest magazine, featuring our profile with EA to the MD of the Monaco Tourist Authority, Noémi Guy…
    4. Britain’s top office practical jokes revealed
      Practical jokes have a time and a place, but should they be encouraged in the office? Depending on where you are in the country, you may be more likely to benefit from a workplace prank, according to a recent survey.
    5. App of the Week: Gett
      On demand mobility app Gett is the leading black taxi app that’s moving people in record numbers at the touch of a button. Bringing together the latest technology and London’s highest-rated black cab drivers, Gett offers quality of service, competitive pricing and excellent reliability.
    6. Office managers reveal employers not supporting their career development
      A survey of office management professionals has revealed a lack of focus on professional development in their career, and one in three (29%) say that it’s due to not being encouraged by their employer.
    7. How to become a successful VA: live from the PA Life Training Day
      With the PA Life Training Day confidently running into the afternoon after a delicious lunch provided by the team at London’s InterContinental O2, our seminars have continued to innovate and educate the nearly 150 PAs as we overlook Canary Wharf.
    8. 10 worst things to hear when you’re ill at work
      Sometimes we get ill, it happens to the best of us. The worst flu season on record is upon us, so there’s quite a strong chance that you or someone you work with is going to end up bringing illness into the office.
    9. Brits can’t bear to leave their dogs at home
      Thousands of dogs are being spoiled by guilty owners leaving them home to head to work, according to new findings. The research was commissioned by pet health specialist Lintbells, which revealed we could be encouraging unhealthy dog lifestyles by overindulging pets stuck at home all day.
    10. How much ‘down time’ do you get each day…?
      Working mums and dads get just 48 minutes of time to themselves each day, with the majority not putting up their feet until almost 9pm each night, according to a new study.

    Toby Cruse

    Content Writer - PA Life

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