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    Why speaking a second language will be important for future PAs

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    Speaking a second language is a skill that many of us know we should learn but very rarely do. With technological advances, the world is now smaller than ever and even though you can overcome language barriers using this technology, Vincenzo Ferrara thinks that PAs who can speak more than one language are going to […]

    What is the future of the EA role?

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    On Tuesday evening a group of PAs got together at an event held by Fyxer in central London to discuss a topic that all PAs have worried about recently; what is the future of the EA role, with the advancement of technologies such as artificial intelligence? Vincenzo Ferrara reviews what was discussed. The event held by […]

    Podcasting PA Liz Van Vliet on why PAs won’t be replaced by tech

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    Podcasts have risen to fame over the last five years, with more of us than ever downloading and listing to them. With topics that vary from showbiz news to gardening, they can be easy listening or a place to learn new information and skills. After many hours listening to podcasts devoted to helping PAs/EAs develop […]

    The ability to remember is being forgotten

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    There are some crucial skills needed for every PA: organisation, readiness and the ability to remember are all key, but what if your memory isn’t as sharp as it once was? People have become lazy with technology and the ability to remember is on the decline new research has found. The average Brit forgets at least […]

    Spotlight on: JJ Media Group

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    With 30 years’ experience, JJ Media Group has cemented its position as a leading production services specialist. Jade Burke chats with Amy Green, the company’s marketing and new business manager, about its plans for breaking into the corporate world and the power of technology. Can you give us a brief history of JJ Media Group? With […]

    Swap scrolling for strolling – how to be more ‘digitally mindful’

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    There’s no doubt about it, technology is consuming our lives with work often invading our downtime at home. Rachel Hutchinson, marketing manager at The Grand Brighton, believes there are certain things we can put in place to help employees switch off. She shares her top tips Technological advancements have changed the way we communicate, work […]

    Top tech proves a priority for job seekers

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    Employees are now putting tech high on their wish lists when looking for a new job, new research has found. A survey of 2,001 workers carried out by Laptopsdirect.co.uk, found that more than half of Brits (53 per cent) say that the standard of technology is a key consideration for accepting a new job position. […]

    Take note: the power of paper in the digital age

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    I have always been a habitual user of paper diaries and notebooks for work and personal use — and as I found out I’m not alone… During one of my biannual notebook shopping trips, I noticed there was a notable lack of stylish, good quality, yet affordable books. This sparked my initial interest, and lead […]

    Bring on the robots, say British office workers

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    The majority of British office workers believe that the rise in workplace automation will allow us work in new ways, and that it will give them the opportunity to learn new skills. Although Workfront’s annual State of Enterprise Work report reveals that 38% of workers fear the rise of robots, 84% agree that “the use […]

    How to become a successful VA: live from the PA Life Training Day

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    With the PA Life Training Day confidently running into the afternoon after a delicious lunch provided by the team at London’s InterContinental O2, our seminars have continued to innovate and educate the nearly 150 PAs as we overlook Canary Wharf. Talking this morning was Charlotte Wibberley, CEO of VIP VA, who was giving her secret […]