Over the past few weeks, Vincenzo Ferrara has been busy curating the PA Life guide to the juiciest real-life Christmas party horror stories. Given the nature of our industry, we have vowed to keep all stories completely anonymous. We’ve both laughed and cried at some of the tales sent in. Read on for our favourite Christmas crackers…
It’s the season for giving, and although according to business etiquette it’s not required for employees to buy their boss a Christmas present, sometimes a little gift can go a long way.
It’s that time of year again – and we all seem to be that little bit chirpier wearing Christmas jumpers and drinking mulled wine. However, offices are not generally the most festive environments, which can really put a dampener on that festive spirit.
With stress levels rising as we approach the festival period, Head of Coaching at Westfield Health, Mark Pinches and Euan Laurence, Employment Solicitor at Blacks Solicitors discuss how we can manage stress in the workplace.
A Christmas party is a brilliant way to bring people together. Don’t panic if you’ve left it a little late, choosing a weekday to celebrate or holding a daytime event means you can still capitalise on the goodwill of the season.
The Christmas break is a big time for job hunters, so if you’re looking to apply to more positions this holiday season, you’ll need to stand out from the crowd. This time of year, recruiters have admitted to throwing 90% of CVs they receive straight in the bin, and recruitment experts want applicants to make the most of the festive period by preparing them for the year ahead.
Office parties, family gatherings, present shopping, long drives – Christmas has its fair share of activities that can wear out even the healthiest person. So what can you do to ensure you are energised enough this December?
Monday, November 26 2018, saw the PA social event of the year take place at a venue deep beneath the London Palladium. The PA Life Christmas Party, based at the Toy Room London, saw the coming together of 150 PAs, EAs, VAs, sponsors and suppliers to one of the greatest celebrations of assistant work in the UK.
For more Christmas fun, see if you can complete: The most difficult Christmas Film Quiz of the year by clicking here.