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  • PAs can greatly benefit from the free education sessions running alongside The Meetings Show's three day exhibition.
  • Banking & Finance is one of the most sought after industries for PAs working in the City.Tiger Recruitment had a brief chat with a PA who has been working in the industry for 8 years.
  • Crowne Plaza London - The City is a deluxe hotel located in London's historic Square Mile, opposite Blackfriars underground and railway station with direct links to Gatwick International Airport and St Pancreas Eurostar terminal.
  • We welcome nominations from PAs and EAs in all sectors. Simply complete our online nomination form to enter one of the cateogories.
  • SecsintheCity's brand new networking event for PAs and EAs will be hosted at The Crowne Plaza Hotel - London, The City on Thurday 9th June 2016 from 18:30 – 21:00.
  • Many people are under the impression that being a leader is about having “Manager” or “Director” within their job title, but the skills involved in great leadership also make you a great employee and a role model within your company and will ultimately lead to career progression if you apply them...
  • ‘How can I become a celebrity PA?” This is a question we’re asked ALL THE TIME. It’s a career goal for many assistants. The perception of the role is that of a glamorous, exciting, fast-paced ‘lifestyle’ job, with automatic access into a world of opportunity and luxury. The reality is often very ...
  • Following the success of Little Purple Book in October 2015, we're delighted to announce the addition of a brand new networking event for PAs and EAs
  • SecsintheCity have launched a work experience competition aimed at undergraduates currently studying a marketing or events management degree.
  • A ‘Celebrity PA’ role is a desired career path by many candidates. Although it may seem like a dream role, is it the right job for you?
  • Last month, SecsintheCity were invited along to Angela Mortimer's 8th annual International Women's Day event.
  • Petek Adems is an Agent at ROAR Global. She was a celebrity PA from 2011 to 2014
  • At Bain and Gray, many of our clients fall into the “celebrity bracket”. Many of them approach us as they wish to remain anonymous and have a discreet and confidential recruitment search conducted for them.
  • Business networking is one of the most important tools to use throughout your career. “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” could not be more accurate and networking is the best way to make this work for you.
  • Sir Richard Branson’s former EA, Samantha Cox | Oprah Winfrey’s former EA and Chief of Staff, Libby Moore | Finalist in BBCs ‘The Apprentice’ Bianca Miller.
  • Networking has become a crucial aspect of business development, whether it is for sharing information or gaining professional contacts. So how can networking help you and your job search?
  • Successful networking is a combination of excellent interpersonal skills, poise and confidence. Even if you feel slightly uncomfortable networking, it is really important to act “as if” you do!
  • Aimee Bateman is a careers coach and the founder of Careercake. Here she gives her top tips for networking.
  • Now that January is well and truly over, it’s the perfect time to reflect on getting the most out of your job. Perhaps you’re looking for more of a challenge, returning back to work or need more of a work life balance – whatever you need; here are some top tips to help get you on the right track.
  • A recent salary survey from Robert Walters indicates that 2016 could see an increase in salaries for PA and office support roles, with up to a 15% increase for some specialist roles.