Recruitment giant Hays has launched its latest ‘What Workers Want’ report titled ‘Mindset Key for Digital Change’. As the name suggests, this is focusing on automation and digital transformation in the workplace. So, how are Executive and Personal Assistants responding to change? PA Life provides exclusive insights… Personal and Executive Assistants are enthusiastic about using […]
Ready, tech, go! Have you got the right mindset for digital change?
Register for Today’s PA 5 Day Academy – 25% off for PA Life Club members*
Today’s PA is holding its award-winning 5 Day Academy on 16-20 December in Central London and there are still some places available. Are you interested in attending? You can come along for the whole week or choose any day/s you wish. Plus, there’s a 25% discount available for PA Life Club members*. The Academy covers Day 1 […]
2019 Mental Health Awareness Day: Centre yourself with PA Life Courses
PA Life has teamed up with New Skills Academy to offer our readers access to a hand-picked selection of essential personal and professional development courses. Available via the PA Life website and specially curated by an expert team, the 104 courses include essential guides to workplace wellness and wellbeing, encompassing:- Assertiveness Skills Certification Boost your […]
Win a full bundle of PA Life courses!
PA Life has teamed up with New Skills Academy to offer our readers access to a hand-picked selection of essential personal and professional development courses – and you can win the lot! Available via the PA Life website and specially curated by an expert team, there are more than 100 courses available to help develop […]
8 signs you’re mentally prepared for promotion
Do you spend your commutes dreaming of the corner office? Do you take the stairs rattling off a list of your key skills and qualities? No matter where you work, at some point or another, nearly all of us want to progress in our careers. It can be easy to know if you’re ready from […]
Is technology letting you down? You’re not the only one
UK office workers waste 1.8 billion working hours every year because the technology they’re given isn’t good enough. That’s according to a survey of 2,000 people undertaken by Insight, which also showed that more than a third (34 percent) of employees said that not being equipped with the right technology makes remote and flexible working […]
63% of HR pros say gap year helps applicants stand out
Reports from the Department of Education reveal that 88% of students who took a gap year believe it made them more employable, while a survey by YouGov also found that 63% of HR professionals believed a constructive gap year can make a job application stand out. Reports collated by Fresh Student Living looks into the facts behind […]
The rise of the male PA
It’s time for more men to consider taking a role as a PA or EA, says Claire Gray, co-founder of Bain and Gray. Change is happening – but slowly… Long gone are the days where job roles were stereotypically matched to a certain gender. For example, more women are starting to embrace a career in […]
CIPD: AI and automation could increase job opportunities
The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automation will have a widespread but mixed impact on jobs, new CIPD research shows. Overall, the says the introduction of these new technologies at work will see job opportunities grow, by enhancing roles, employee skills and their pay. However, lack of thought and planning on how people and […]
Does it pay to be a social butterfly?
Hiscox research has revealed working habits across various industries, pulling the fact from fiction when it comes to the securest of being more productive at work. Ten different industries were surveyed across the UK to see if there was any identification between the different types of workers, along with what drives them. Could anything be […]