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Attracting talented Personal Assistants

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Job markets are increasingly more competitive, and a bad hire can be a costly mistake. Joah Freeman, a journalism student at Brighton University, asked leading recruitment companies specialising in executive support for tips on finding and hiring Personal Assistants and Executive Assistants. Job descriptions to attract talented Personal Assistants Getting clear on job description is […]

January jobs recovery: professional service jobs up 27%

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This January has seen an increase of over a quarter in new job vacancies across professional services – compared to December. However, January jobs recovery in 2024 was 20% down on January 2023. The downturn is influenced by the impact of high inflation, continued layoffs as a result of post-pandemic over-hiring, financial sector turmoil and […]

How to guide to recruiting ‘climate snubbers’

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It is no longer appropriate to assume that only younger generations are environmentally and socially conscious when it comes to their career. In fact, recent research by Resource Solutions was revealed by Tom Lakin, the Global Practice Director showing that two in five (39%) over-55s would turn down an offer of higher pay if it was […]

How can employers attract, recruit and retain Black Gen Z talent in 2023

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Following the release of the #ThisIsBlackGenZ report, which surveyed and interviewed Black Gen Z to reveal their real-life experiences in the UK workplace, the team at TapIn have put together ‘11 Recommendations for Employers to Attract, Recruit, and Retain Black Gen Z talent in 2023’. The tips come after the annual report has revealed: Code-switching […]

The importance of a quick recruitment process for businesses 

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The digital staffing platform, Coople, has provided tips on the benefits of a quick recruitment process for businesses.  One of the most important aspects for businesses is managing their staff and ensuring there are enough employees to carry out the daily operations in a productive manner. However, it’s not always this easy, and companies are […]

Adult career guidance could end skills shortage

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A new paper from employment advisory ReWAGE has argued adult career guidance could end the UK’s skills shortage and improve employment rates. In March 2023 there were one million vacancies in the UK, yet an estimated seven million adults of working age were not in work, many of whom were economically inactive, according to the Office […]

The Great Regret: 71% of professionals open to returning to pre-Covid job

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71% of professionals are considering returning to their pre-Covid job after realising that the grass wasn’t greener on the other side after all. The workplace and employment market has changed considerably and pre-Covid criteria is not applicable in today’s hybrid working world. A quarter of those who left pre-Covid admit to having already reached out […]

Find you next PA job on SecsintheCity Jobs Board

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PA Life has teamed up with SecsintheCity, the UK’s only specialist job site for PAs, EAs and other business support professionals. We want to help you find your next PA job, whether you want to be located in the UK or Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa, North America or even Oceania. The world is your […]

How to level up your recruitment with ChatGPT

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The technology could hold the power to transform our lives and will likely be used as a tool across many different sectors. But how about ChatGPT for recruitment? Can it be used to augment, automate, and transform the hiring process? We put it to the test. Caroline Gleeson, CEO, of Occupop, providers of Simple Recruitment Software […]

42% of companies to increase headcount but must look after staff to attract and retain best talent

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Towergate Health & Protection today releases the details of research1 into the recruitment plans of over 500 companies from across the UK. The findings reveal that one third (33%) of employers have increased their employee headcount over the last 12 months, and 42% are looking to increase employee numbers further over the next 12 months. […]

SecsintheCity Jobs Board launches on PA Life

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Are you looking for a new role? Look no further than the SecsintheCity Jobs Board right here on PA Life. You can now search for the latest business support job openings in finance, legal, media, fashion, marketing and many more industries. You will also find Private PA roles if you rather work with high profile […]

Discrimination in hiring processes experienced by half of job hunters

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Global HR and payroll company Remote surveyed 1,250 hiring managers and business owners across the UK, US, Canada, Germany, and France to learn more about the role of diversity and inclusion in order to avoid discrimination in today’s hiring processes. Inclusive hiring practices are crucial to the success of any organization. They have a significant […]

Employee engagement highest in environmentally conscious organisations

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Prioritising environmental and societal impact is becoming the leading indicator of employee engagement. Employees who feel that their organisations are environmentally-conscious are 2.3 times more engaged at work 80% of employees feel that their organisation cares about having a positive impact on the environment in data collected from 35,000 respondents Out of those, 84% would […]

Quiet Quitting: What are the risks of doing the ‘bare minimum’ at work?

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With almost 7 million views on TikTok and counting, the ‘Quiet Quitting’ trend has taken social media by storm in recent weeks. Young employees, still dealing with the ongoing effects of the pandemic, are focusing on prioritising their work/life balance over impressing their employers. Quiet Quitting doesn’t refer to an employee leaving a role, but […]

High employee turnover is damaging to company culture

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High company turnover makes a big impact on businesses. New research into the hidden costs of onboarding talent has revealed that company culture has suffered in 63% of UK businesses as a result of high employee turnover. In a survey of 500 UK-based business leaders, emerging talent and reskill provider Wiley Edge found that 23% […]

Over half of hybrid office workers plan to ‘work from anywhere’

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For 57% of office workers can claim the new holiday mantra sun, sea and …spreadsheets as they plan to work from holiday destinations with Spain, Italy and France being the most popular choices. 88% of workers plan to ‘work from anywhere’ in the coming year, with 57% adding on time to their holiday this year […]

Workers want more training as the skills gap widens in the UK

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British workers are in urgent need for more skills training as the skills gap widens research shows. 78 per cent of adults want to learn new skills whenever they can 11million (28 per cent) of Brits don’t feel properly trained to do their current job 59 per cent would be willing to learn in their […]

UK job ads reach a record number in July

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The total number of active job adverts in the UK reached 1.85 million in July, a record high for 2022 so far. The Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s (REC) Labour Market Tracker showed the number of new jobs being posted remained stable throughout July, at between 180,000-200,000 per week. The last week of July saw 182,000 […]