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    Speak up at the PA Life Training Day

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    Assistants often know more about the business than the team members of those they support. However, sometimes they don’t recognise or appreciate this or the behavioural skills they have. Nick Fewings from Ngagementworks will be on hand at the next PA Life Training Day to teach attendees how to realise their potential – and speak […]

    Research reveals the importance of training at work

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    Research conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and Halogen in its latest Employee Outlook report found that more than a quarter (27%) of employees are “dissatisfied with the opportunity to develop their skills in their job”. This tallies up with figures from Love Energy Savings who, after surveying more than 1,400 people, […]

    PA Life Summit panel discusses the challenges of being a PA

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    This year’s PA Life Summit was brought to a close yesterday with a discussion panel chaired by Editor Amelia Walker in which established PAs talked about the challenges of the role. The panel – sponsored by The Hippodrome Casino – featured champions from the upcoming London PA Awards, including: Jessica Moretti, EA to the Global […]

    Making waves

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    As soon as someone mentions the word “strategy”, assumptions of particular measures come into place – assessing our ability as to how well we are doing and how we are contributing. Good intention messages can become dissolved due to lack of transparency on important focus areas, leaving the individual none the wiser. Whispers start questioning […]

    The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant now available in-house

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    The Advanced Certificate for the Executive Personal Assistant (ACEPAtm) is fast becoming the de-facto must-have international certification for ambitious Executive Assistants. Running globally, ACEPAtm has traditionally been run as a public course with delegates attending from many different organisations and countries. Recently however there has been growing interest from organisations to deliver ACEPAtm in an […]

    Six steps to career success

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    Behind every successful business leader is a personal or executive assistant who is constantly striving to help them run their business as effectively as possible. In the five years since Aimee Bateman set up Careercake.com, she has spoken to countless office managers, secretaries and assistants across a wide range of industries, helping them to boost […]

    3 things that should make you happier at work but don’t

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    Research shows that half the UK workforce will look for a new job in 2016, but the reason for searching might not always be the best reason for leaving an employer. Guardian Careers journalist Charlotte Seager points out some of the things people think will make them happier at work but actually won’t. 1 More […]

    Women in secretarial and support roles most likely to gain new qualifications during career break

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    Original research from recruitment firm Robert Walters has revealed that women in secretarial and support roles are the most likely to pursue training or further education during a career break (often to have children, but also for a host of other reasons), with 43% saying that they had compared to just 23% of women in […]