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  • How to Master Office Management: Essential Skills

    How to Master Office Management: Essential Skills and Expertise

    • 16 May 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    Discover our essential guide running through the skills and expertise required to excel within an office manager job.

  • Top 5 Tips for Writing a PA Cover Letter

    Top 5 Tips for Writing a PA Cover Letter

    • 6 Mar 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    How do you write a successful cover letter? Discover our top 5 tips on how to curate a winning PA cover letter, secure an interview, and ultimately, achieve your next role.

  • Working as a PA in the Media Sector

    Working as a PA in the Media Sector

    • 1 Mar 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    What differentiates working as a PA in Media, compared to other sectors? What does it take to become a leading PA in the Media industry? What type of PA roles are available in Media? Let us dive into the key questions.

  • How to Develop a Career Plan

    How to Develop a Career Plan

    • 1 Mar 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    Thinking about taking the next step in your career? Discover our career plan template, how to assess your skills, set your goals, and conduct a free career review.

  • A Guide to Temp Work: How to Get the Most out of y

    A Guide to Temp Work: How to Get the Most out of your Temporary Contract

    • 22 Jan 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    Temporary jobs: how working as a temp builds experience, aids the acquisition of new industry knowledge and skills, and aids personal growth and development.

  • How to Get an Admin Job with no Experience

    How to Get an Admin Job with no Experience

    • 22 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier | Bain & Gray

    Working in an administration job is the perfect way to gain invaluable experience within an office environment. SecsintheCity, in cooperation with Bain and Gray, have the expertise to help you land your first administrative position, helping you build a career in the business support industry.

  • Office Manager CV Template

    Office Manager CV Template

    • 15 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Use our recommended Office Manager CV Template to build your own CV, furthering your Business Support career.

  • Administrator CV

    How to get your Administrator CV on the shortlist

    • 15 Nov 2023
    • Rosie Evans in association with PCM

    Recruiters make very quick decisions on whether your Administrator CV ends up on the shortlist or reject pile. In this article, Corinne Mills, Managing Director of Personal Career Management shares her top admin CV tips.

  • Working as a PA in the Banking and Finance Sector

    Working as a PA in the Banking and Finance Sector

    • 2 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    What differentiates working as a PA in Finance, compared to other sectors? What does it take to become a leading PA in the Banking and Finance industry? What are the benefits? Read on

  • Building Stronger Relationships with Your Executiv

    Building Stronger Relationships with Your Executive: A Guide for EAs

    • 27 Oct 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    A guide for those in EA Jobs, looking to establish, build and develop a strong working relationship with their executive.

  • How to get the Best out of a Networking Event

    How to get the Best out of a Networking Event

    • 25 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Attending a networking event as a member of the business support profession can offer ample benefits to your career - discover our top tips on how to maximise your networking efforts at in-person and virtual events.

  • 10 Top Tips to Improve Your Presentation Skills

    10 Top Tips to Improve Your Presentation Skills

    • 12 Sep 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Follow these 10 tips on perfecting your presentation skills, aiding your communications expertise, ability to hold an audience, and gaining the confidence to step up to the mark when asked to present by an executive.

  • The Benefits of Work Experience

    The Benefits of Work Experience

    • 7 Jul 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    What are the benefits of work experience, how can work experience lead to your first full time role? Read on to find out.

  • The Guide to Diary Management

    • 26 Jun 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Diary management: the most in-demand skill for business support professionals. So, how do you become an expert?

  • The Importance of Keeping your CV Updated

    • 9 Mar 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Keeping your CV up to date can aid your application process, interview process and headhunting opportunities - read the latest CV tips, to aid your job search

  • Succeeding as a Celebrity Private PA

    • 31 Jan 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Working as a Celebrity PA opens a world of opportunity; in this piece, we discuss what it takes to thrive as a Celebrity Private PA, with the aid of Catherine Torrie, PA to Florence and the Machine.

  • Celebrity Personal Assistant Roles

    How to become a Celebrity PA

    • 22 Dec 2022
    • Rosie Evans in association with Bain and Gray

    The perception of Celebrity PA jobs is that of a glamorous, fast-paced ‘lifestyle’ job, with access into a world of opportunity and luxury. Find out how you can kick-start your Celebrity PA career.

  • What’s the Difference between an EA and PA?

    • 15 Dec 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    Personal Assistant jobs and Executive Assistant jobs have a lot of overlap, so what is the technical difference between the two roles?

  • CV Template for PAs

    CV Template for PAs

    • 9 Dec 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    A CV template for PAs, incorporating the recommended structure for recruiters and Applicant Tracking Systems. Score your next job with SecsintheCity.

  • 5 Key Attributes of a Great PA

    • 17 Nov 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    The attributes required to excel as a PA. Learn how to boost your PA career, earning the status of a 'Great PA'.