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      Interview: The social network

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      Having only launched a few months ago, the LGBT Admin and Assistant Network has gone from strength to strength as it aims to create an inclusive platform for the LGBT community to share and socialise. Jade Burke catches up with co-founders Adam Maxted and Craig Harris. Why did you choose to set up the LGBT […]

      ‘The Birmingham PA Awards are here to stay,’ says Daniel Skermer, founder, Birmingham PA Forum & Awards

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      As the inaugural Birmingham PA Awards approaches, Jade burke chats with Daniel Skermer, founder of the Birmingham PA Forum and the Awards, about his inspiration behind the ceremony and why the night will be ‘full of surprises’. What inspired you to launch the first PA awards in Birmingham? Having moved from a rural location into […]

      5 minutes with…Suzy Sanders, founder of Admin Angels

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      With a background as an EA, Suzy Sanders, founder of Admin Angels, has transferred her skills over to her virtual assistant support business. Here she reveals how she kickstarted her company and why everyone should indulge in a PJ day. What do you do? I used to be an EA (supporting the chief HR officer […]

      5 minutes with…Samina Azam, EA at CCEP

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      Ahead of the next PA Profile in the upcoming July/August issue of PA Life, Jade Burke sits down with Samina Azam, EA at Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), to find out who inspires her and what jam gets her on the dancefloor. What do you do? Anticipate my bosses needs and ensure she has a fluid […]

      PA Profile: Sandy Chander

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      With over a decade of education experience under her belt, Sandy Chander – PA to Ricky Martin and communications and marketing officer at Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) – embraced a career change as an assistant five years ago. Jade Burke catches up with her to find out how she hopes to raise more awareness […]

      Networking: How creating relationships today can ensure future success

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      Ahead of his talk at The Meetings Show on June 28, Héctor A. Venegas’, MD of planning and consulting company Engaging Meetings Ltd, reveals why networking is such an essential skill to have and how reluctant networkers can improve What will event planners gain by attending your session at The Meetings Show? I’ll be sharing […]

      Work & life: Kate Woodhatch

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      After starting out as a hairdresser, Kate Woodhatch took on a new challenge as a PA at Farnborough International. Here, she reveals what skills she has learnt to help shape her career What inspired you to start a career in the PA industry? Before I started my career, I was a hairdresser, which I absolutely […]

      Writing a thank you note that will impress hiring managers

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      Penning a thank you note after a job interview can be the difference between landing your dream job and another candidate securing the position. Grace Carter, business writing expert at Academized and OXEssays, academic services, reveals how to write the perfect thank you note You’re walking out of an interview and feeling relieved. There’s nothing more to be […]

      PA Profile: Claire Hunter, Bain and Gray

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      After being exposed to the role of an assistant over a year ago, Claire Hunter, PA at recruitment company Bain and Gray, hasn’t looked back since. Jade Burke finds out why she took the plunge to move to London from Australia and why she feels work experience is so vital to kick-start a career The […]

      Making business travel simple

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      Richard Smith, business development manager at Simplexity Travel, reveals how the company can take the stress out of booking corporate travel and why they prefer to work directly with PAs How was 2017 for Simplexity Travel? What are your plans for the business this year? 2017 was a great year for Simplexity Travel, but not […]