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Training and technology – is older workforce left behind?

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Technology is one of the areas where advancement and new development takes place at an impressive speed. Whether it’s self-driving vehicles or the sophisticated mobile phones with new features added with each release, the world we live in now is increasingly futuristic. Younger generations may be very excited about the constant growth in innovation as […]

Revealed: UK office workers’ attitudes towards switching jobs in 2022

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Moneypenny surveyed 1,000 UK office workers aged 18 and over on their attitudes towards switching jobs before Covid-19, during the pandemic and now as most regulations have been scrapped. The research revealed that 14% said they were planning to change their job before Covid-19 and have done so during the pandemic, with the youngest age […]

How to find a job that gets rid of the blues

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Not loving your job right now? You’re far from alone. As we trudge through another pandemic January, we’re met with Blue Monday, famed as the most miserable day of the year. The January blues are felt by many, but they’re not entirely unavoidable. Cynthia Davis, co-founder of recruitment platform Diversifying.io, explains how people can remove […]

PA Life speak with Yvette Pearson about her journey to Chief of Staff

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Chief of Staff Yvette Pearson, shares her incredible career journey with PA Life. Yvette Pearson, said: “Sitting in my boss’s office while being lectured about how I must not ask visitors their name because it was “offensive”, it was hard to imagine that some 15 years later, I would be celebrating my promotion to Chief […]

Business Travel Association CEO Clive Wratten to speak at PA Life LIVE

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Join us next week at the PA Life LIVE digital conference next week when you’ll have the opportunity to learn from business leaders and inspirational speakers about how to navigate your career through the next few months of the Covid-19 pandemic. Taking place on Wednesday September 30th, it’s free to attend – simply register your […]

What skills are employers looking for as we enter a new era of work?

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By Gaelle Blake, Director of Hays Permanent Appointments, UK and Ireland While it’s hard to forecast exactly what it will look like, we’re entering a new era of work which has made employers stop and reconsider what skills their organisation needs for the near future. Here are four which are likely to be in demand […]

Top Tips: How to update your CV to job hunt during lockdown and beyond

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By Jane Donnelly, Regional Managing Director at Hays Considering the pace and extent of change we’re experiencing throughout the world of work, it’s understandable that some are hesitant about looking for new opportunities. But not only are there ample of opportunities out there which are worth exploring, the coronavirus-era has made many of us realise […]

Opinion: Raising the status of the European PA

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With Brexit upon us, is it time for administrative and support staff to look further afield than the UK for their next role? David Morel, chief executive officer of Tiger Recruitment, tells HR Magazine why there needs to be a change in mindset towards support staff, along with an emphasis on educating people about the career opportunities available within the industry. […]

How not to be a horrible boss

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Believe it or not, most bosses don’t want to come across negatively to their staff, however being the boss means that you end up coming across as a bit of scrooge office figure. Alex Moyle, author of ‘Business development culture – taking sales culture beyond the sales team’, offers some help and advice about how […]

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 […]