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    Pitman Training’s Super Achievers Awards returns for 2019

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    Nominations for the online awards closes on February 15, 2019. Pitman Training’s Super Achievers Awards is returning this year, which will see the introduction of the brand-new category – Volunteer of the Year. Designed to celebrate the achievements of EA, VA or PAs, entrepreneurs, inspirational achievers, working parents and Pitman students, the winners will receive […]

    PA Life Club: Royal Berkshire Conference Centre hosts a night of team-building

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    Club members took on ‘The Cube’ as the Royal Berkshire Conference Centre and Goto Events held an evening of team-building activities and networking. The Madejski Stadium is an impressive venue in its own right – capable of holding up to 24,000 guests, the view from the boxes and conference rooms above is unparalleled. Inside it […]

    Claim your 50% discount on PA Life Masterclass sessions at The PA Show

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    PA Life readers can enjoy an exclusive 50 per cent discount on all Masterclass sessions at the PA Show next month, following PA Life’s recent media partnership. With the The PA Show set to take place next month, PA Life readers have been granted an exclusive 50 per cent discount off the price of all […]

    Business Travel Show outlines Fundamentals Conference Programme

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    The Business Travel Show is set to return in the New Year and the show has announced its 2019 Fundamentals Conference Programme. Specifically designed to help PAs book travel smarter and more confidently, the Fundamentals Conference programme will help assistants save time and money, while maximising their company’s ROI. There are ten sessions in total, […]

    Interview: Fello’s Simone Buckley on the changing world of business travel

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    Having worked with PAs for over 23 years, travel management company Fello knows how to make booking business travel simple and effective. Simone Buckley, group CEO of Fello shares some helpful tips and tricks for assistants to make the most of and why technology is having such an impact on travel. Can you tell us […]

    How to make an impact before you start a new role

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    Walking through the doors of your new office to start your new role can be one of the most unnerving tasks we all eventually go through, so what can employees do to ensure they make a positive impact on their first day? Kate Allen, MD at Allen Associates, shares some key advice. You’ve been selected […]

    NEWSFLASH: Assistants – we do more than just make tea

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    We love to see articles that have been produced by Assistants for Assistants, so when we came across this article by Sisii de Winter that highlighted the thoughts of so many PAs/EAs and VAs, we knew that we needed to share with you, the PA Life audience.  Having attended the most inspirational and thought-provoking workshop […]

    Opinion: Adding value

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    Sharing your skills and helping others in the workplace is crucial to supporting a business as a whole. Declan Halton-Woodward, EA to CEO at Handelsbanken Wealth/Heartwood reveals why assistants should strive to add value wherever possible in such a changing industry. We are a cost to our business. We don’t earn money and we don’t […]

    Four underrated skills that will make any assistant indispensable

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    Megan Trzcinski, director of office services recruiting at LaSalle Network, a staffing, recruiting and culture firm, reveals why assistants should master more soft skills to help them become an essential tool in the workplace. Being an assistant is not easy. You’re dealing with different personalities and communication styles, juggling multiple urgent requests, managing your own […]