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  • The Comprehensive Private PA Jobs Guide

    • 3 Mar 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    What is the reality of working as a Private PA – and how can you bag yourself such a sought-after position?

  • The Art of Concentration

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • ILSPA

    In their latest guest post for the SecsintheCity blog, the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs provides top tips and expert advice on how to stay concentrated on your workload.

  • Setting and Maintaining Healthy Home Working Boundaries

    • 28 May 2021
    • Suzy Sanders

    In her latest guest post for SecsintheCity, Suzy Sanders, Founder of Alchemy Virtual Assistance, reveals her secrets for setting and maintaining healthy home working boundaries.

  • The Possible Career Development Prospects for a Secretary

    • 28 Apr 2021
    • Auria Heanley

    In this guest post, Oriel Partners co-founder Auria Heanley explores some of the possible career paths for Secretaries and PAs looking to take the next step.

  • How to build your own personal brand with the PA Way founder Skevi Constantinou

    • 15 Apr 2021

    We recently caught up with Skevi Constantinou, founder of the PA Way, to ask her advice on how PAs and EAs can begin to build their own personal brand.

  • Self-Employed as a Virtual Assistant - Is It for Me?

    • 24 Feb 2021
    • Suzy Sanders of Alchemy VA

    In this guest post, Alchemy VA founder Suzy Sanders reveals what it really takes to become a self-employed Virtual Assistant.

  • Career Coaching Christmas Gift Ideas

    • 16 Dec 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    If you have a relative who’s stuck in a career rut or a friend looking for a new job, why not treat them to a career coaching Christmas gift from Personal Career Management this holiday season?

  • PAs: How to Optimise Your CV for Covid-19 Job Hunting

    • 28 Oct 2020
    • TopCV

    In this guest article, the experts from TopCV disclose top tips and helpful hints for PAs looking to optimise their CVs for Covid-19 job hunting.

  • An Overview of Legal Practice for Legal Secretaries and PAs

    • 25 Aug 2020
    • Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs

    In this article, the Institute of Legal Secretaries & PAs provides an overview of some of the most popular legal practice areas among Personal Assistants and Secretaries.

  • The Benefits of Mentoring

    • 2 Jul 2020

    Many office support professionals in the early stages of their careers are actively seeking mentors to help them develop and advance in the world of work. Find out about the benefits of mentoring in this article.

  • Getting the most out of your SecsintheCity job alerts

    • 20 Apr 2020

    There are several steps you can take to get the most out of your SecsintheCity job alerts, so if you’re not being sent enough jobs or feel that the jobs you are receiving aren’t quite right, you can help us to help you by adhering to the advice in this article.

  • Time Better Spent: Using Your Extra Time To Boost Your Career

    • 27 Mar 2020

    Working from home can free up time for personal and professional development. Discover tips for how EAs and PAs can use their extra time to boost their career.

  • Working from home as an Executive Assistant: Is it possible?

    • 19 Mar 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    Is it possible to work from home as an Executive Assistant? For those currently working from home for the first time, remote EA Ellena Ingles offers her advice on making the best of the situation.

  • Office Manager CV Tips

    • 18 Mar 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    Applying for Office Manager jobs? In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to write your CV to maximise your chances of success.

  • Office Manager Job Description

    • 10 Mar 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    Thinking about a career as an Office Manager? In this Job Description article. we give an overview of the role, the skills an experience required, salary expectations and more.

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    • 7 Feb 2020
    • Oriel Partners

    Discover careers advice and industry insights for PAs and administrative professionals in the Oriel Partners podcast.

  • Top skills for PAs in 2020

    • 21 Jan 2020

    Want to know how to make the most out of your Personal Assistant career? We share a list of all the top skills employers are seeking in 2020.

  • EA Job Description

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    In this EA job description article, we take a closer look at the responsibilities, requirements and rewards of being an Executive Assistant.

  • Executive Assistant CV Tips

    • 6 Jan 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    Need some help writing your EA CV? In this blog post, we give some essential tips on how to perfect your Executive Assistant CV.

  • How best to describe CV gaps in your employment history

    • 17 Dec 2018

    It is perfectly possible to apply for a role with breaks in your CV and still be considered the best person for the role. Here is how you do it...