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Taking the leap to a more fulfilled career

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Making sure you are fulfilled in your career has many benefits and can make your happier. Nicola Allen, freelance writer, looks at ‘finding the thing that fits – taking the first steps towards a more fulfilled career’ In the most recent issue of PA Life (July/August 2018) we learned that 42% of us would be […]

Retirement unlikely for millennials

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Gardening and golfing are off the menu for almost a quarter of millennials who are convinced they’ll never be able to retire Some 24 per cent of 18-35 year olds believe they will never be able to afford to retire, according to a new survey. And the same amount are worried that they will have to continue working […]

Women *still* facing discrimination over family plans

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Here’s another one to file under ‘how depressing’… a new survey has revealed that almost one in three bosses wouldn’t hire a female applicant in case they become pregnant soon. This form of employment discrimination is illegal, of course, but that hasn’t stopped senior executives from passing over women during the recruitment process. Indeed, some […]

‘Thank you’ – 2 words that go a long way

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If your boss thanks you for a job well done, chances are you’ll remain loyal to the business, says a new report. A survey to mark the launch of the One4all Spotlight Awards reveals that 83 per cent of UK workers say that being thanked increases their loyalty to the company, with 65 per cent […]

If you don’t like it, get off the bus!

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“If you don’t like it, get off the bus” “No brainer” “Punch a puppy” If you’re irritated by office jargon, you’re not alone – and if you use phrases like these, you might want to think again, according to online recruitment giant Glassdoor. And the company has also offered tips for being a success with your […]

Top tips for video interviews

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With the rise of online conferencing platforms such as Skype and FaceTime, video interviews for prospective candidates has never been more popular. Once reserved just for international recruitment, video interviews ease the scheduling burden at a fraction of the cost for both recruiter and candidate. Simon Adams, regional director for specialist teaching recruitment firm Teach […]

Skills shortages on the rise

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Three quarters of recruitment leaders expect to see skills shortages within sectors they operate in over the next two years, according to the latest research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo). The findings, which are reported in the trade association’s 2018 Market Survey, also reveal this figure increases to 87 per cent for […]

Why can’t you find a job?

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It’s the question nobody wants to hear, but what’s stopping you from landing a new job? You’ve got the qualifications, you know what to say and you know how to look, yet you’re still being beaten to positions by someone else. Maybe it’s time to rethink your strategy, and the specialists at CV Library have […]

How PAs need to embrace change – Live from the Academic Venue Showcase

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The role of PAs has evolved and changed as much as the industries they work within over the past 10 years. Innovations in technology, changes in expectations and an increased desire to have access to information on-demand has meant that what is expected of PAs, EAs and VAs has shifted. Discussing how to lean into […]

How to prove yourself in your new job

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Starting a new job comes with a lot of excitement but just as much pressure. New environment, new people, new responsibilities. They’re confident enough in you to give you a shot so there’s absolutely nothing to worry about, but that won’t stop your mind trying to think of ways to impress. Well, don’t over-analyse it […]

Taking the drama out of delegate management

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Robin Carlisle, director of results-driven H2O data platform, explains how to take the headache out of delegate management from initial guest invites to post-event ROI analysis. Have you found yourself getting lost in a mass of spreadsheets with delegate contact details, missing the boat on sending out ‘See You There’ emails before the event you […]

Office managers reveal employers not supporting their career development

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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. Other factors include budget restraints (41%) and time constraints (31%), as well as there being no formal processes in place for […]

Are younger generations losing vital skills?

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With younger workers have grown up in a very different world to that of their seniors, and bosses are concerned that differences in culture mean that businesses are missing out on valuable personal skills. New research by ipostparcels has revealed that handwriting and physical forms of communication are becoming a dying art as more across […]

Businesses brace themselves for the worst flu season on record

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British businesses are taking the cold very seriously as firms have seen a 353% rise over the past five years, according to Bupa. The health insurance company has revealed that more and more bosses are providing their employees with flu jab vouchers as part of their corporate health and benefits packages to boost productivity, reduce […]

Would you put a price on your relationship?

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Millions of Brits have revealed they would trade in their relationship and even ditch their spouse for as little £50,000, but how far would you go for a pay rise? In recent months, pay growth across the country has been seen to have eroded despite more people in work, and it seems plenty of Brits […]

How Unique are You?

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New research has uncovered the odds of you being one of a lucky few with certain appearances, possessions, and abilities. Stressed for an interview and mentally comparing yourself to the other candidates in the waiting room, it can be easy to forget what makes you stand out from the crowd. However, very soon, and in […]

No surprises – new skills training, promotions & pay rises key to retaining staff

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A new report has revealed the priorities for bosses when it comes to retaining staff and keeping them positive in the workplace. The study of 750 senior business professionals by Arch Apprentices provided an insight into employee retention – uncovering how to have a happy and productive workforce. Enabling employees to learn new skills was […]

Liz Taylor joins PA Life Training Day panel discussion

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We’re excited to announce that Liz Taylor, the ‘Millionaire Party Planner’, will be joining our panel discussion on ‘Confidence Building’ at PA Life Training Day. Liz is Managing Director at The Taylor Lynn Corporation (TLC), experts in corporate and private events in Manchester and London. She is known as the ‘Millionaire Party Planner’ after appearing […]