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  • Hilarious or Horrifying? 8 Funny Stories from Last Year’s PA of the Year Finalists

    • 2 Sep 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We asked last year's PA of the Year Awards winners and finalists whether they had any funny stories from their time as an Assistant, and their answers did not disappoint! Whether they're hilarious or horrifying is for you to decide...

  • PA of the Year Awards 2021 | FAQs

    • 26 Aug 2021

    With the deadline for PA of the Year Awards nominations fast approaching, we answer some of your most frequently asked questions about the nomination process and the event itself.

  • Nominate Yourself for the PA of the Year Awards 2021

    • 12 Aug 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    Over the years, many of our winners and finalists have been those who took the plunge and put themselves forward. Here's why you should nominate yourself for the PA of the Year Awards.

  • What Does it Take to Win a PA of the Year Award?

    • 3 Aug 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    The tenth anniversary of the PA of the Year Awards is fast approaching – here is what it takes to beat the competition and be crowned a winner, according to last year’s champions.

  • Q&A with Bethany Burns: PA of the Year 2020

    • 29 Jul 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We caught up with Bethany Burns, PA at BrewDog and last year’s PA of the Year, to find out more about her career to date and her journey to the 2020 PA of the Year Awards.

  • Q&A with Gemma Hughes: Outstanding Achievement Award Winner 2020

    • 8 Jul 2021
    • Imogen Hartley

    The Outstanding Achievement Award at our 2020 PA of the Year Awards felt more meaningful than ever. We caught up with winner Gemma Hughes to find out more about her journey to the awards.

  • PA of the Year Awards Winners: Where Are They Now?

    • 29 Jun 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    As the 10th anniversary of the PA of the Year Awards draws closer, we catch up with past winners to find out what they are up to these days and how winning has impacted their careers.

  • Q&A with Sarah Kingdom: Office Manager of the Year 2020

    • 17 Jun 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    After missing out on the top spot at the 2019 PA of the Year Awards, Sarah Kingdom was revealed to be the Office Manager of the Year 2020. We caught up with Sarah to find out more about her role and her experience of the PA of the Year Awards.

  • Q&A with Tanya Jennings: Legal PA of the Year 2020

    • 24 May 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We caught up with 2020 Legal PA of the Year Tanya Jennings to find out more about both her career to date and her experience of last year’s PA of the Year Awards.

  • How Winning a PA of the Year Award Could Impact Your Career

    • 14 May 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    We catch up with several successful finalists from years gone by to find out how winning a PA of the Year award continues to benefit their careers.

  • 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.

  • What is it like to job hunt with Joss Search & SecsintheCity?

    • 19 Mar 2021
    • Joss Search

    What's it like to use SecsintheCity and specialist recruitment consultancy Joss Search in your job hunt? Find out in this insightful interview with a recently placed candidate!

  • 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.

  • Going Virtual: An Interview with Alchemy VA’s Suzy Sanders

    • 26 Jan 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    In 2016, driven by desire for more fulfilment, flexibility and freedom, Suzy Sanders founded Alchemy VA. We caught up with Suzy to find out more about the challenges and benefits of starting a virtual assistance business.

  • Like a Boss: An interview with The PA Way founder Skevi Constantinou

    • 10 Dec 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    The PA Way was founded by Skevi Constantinou back in 2018 after waking from a particularly inspiring dream. In this interview, we find out how Skevi has fared in 2020 and what lies in store for The PA Way in the new year.

  • Meet Our Finalists for the 2020 PA of the Year Awards

    • 27 Oct 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    Nominations have closed, interviews have been held and finalists have been shortlisted. With the 2020 PA of the Year Awards just a few weeks away, it’s time to meet this year’s finalists.

  • Q&A with Zoe Rana: PA of the Year Finalist 2019

    • 2 Sep 2020

    We catch up with PA of the Year 2019 finalist Zoe Rana for a Q&A about her career history and what it was like to be nominated for the PA of the Year Awards.

  • Interview Tips for Shortlisted Nominees | PA of the Year Awards 2020

    • 27 Aug 2020

    We asked PA of the Year Awards judges Sarah EL-Doori and Susanna Tait as well as previous award winners for their tips on how to prepare for the interview stage of the selection process.

  • Q&A with Rhoda Abbey: Office Manager of the Year Finalist 2019

    • 27 Jul 2020

    Find out what it’s like to be nominated for and invited to attend the PA of the Year Awards from 2019 Office Manager of the Year finalist Rhoda Abbey in this exclusive interview.

  • Q&A with Eleanor Lawson: Legal PA of the Year Finalist 2019

    • 20 Jul 2020

    We caught up with Legal PA of the Year finalist Eleanor Lawson to find out first hand about her experience of the PA of the Year Awards 2019.