Working From Home

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  • We spoke with industry leading experts and members of the SecsintheCity community to find out about life as a PA in 2020 and what the future holds for the role.
  • We asked you to tell us about all the challenges and benefits of working from home during the pandemic. Here's what you had to say.
  • As the number of vacancies on site grows and confidence in the job market begins to improve, we’ve put together this handy list of advice and tips to help you get hired during COVID-19.
  • With a growing number of employers meeting candidates via video conferencing apps, we thought it would be useful to provide some tips on how to ace your next video interview.
  • 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.
  • A professional network is a powerful tool in the arsenal of any PA or EA, and there’s no reason why yours should be put on hold while working remotely. Enhance your career prospects with these 5 ways to network when you're working from home.
  • For the latest in our series of working from home focused interviews, Virtual Assistant business owner Jennifer Williams gave us insights into the life of a full-time VA and provided expert advice for the PAs and EAs currently working remotely.
  • We recently spoke with experienced EA Gina Haynes who shared details about her experience of starting a new job remotely and offered advice for on-boarding while working from home.
  • We remain as passionate and dedicated as ever regarding your personal and professional development, so decided to task ourselves with finding some of the best free online courses currently available for PAs, EAs and other office support professionals.
  • Some of the time freed up by working from home could be used to benefit those less fortunate than yourself or in need of help. We researched some of the best volunteering from home opportunities for PAs and EAs to get you started.
  • Experienced EA, Office Manager and Virtual Assistant business owner Terri Leary recently took the time to chat with us about her career so far, offering some great advice for PAs and EAs currently working from home.
  • We recently had the pleasure of speaking with experienced EA Sally Killington about the challenges and benefits of working from home for an extended period for the first time.
  • Sheena Russell, a highly experienced Executive PA who runs her own virtual assistant business, shares working from home advice and insights gained from her experience of assisting clients remotely.
  • C-suite level Personal Assistant Hollie Dixon recently took the time out of her day to discuss her experience of working as a Virtual Assistant and offer some invaluable advice for working from home.
  • BACP accredited psychotherapist Jasmine EL-Doori advises how PAs, EAs and office support professionals can look after their mental health while working from home during the Coronavirus pandemic.
  • For those unfamiliar with managing a remote team, we have put together a list of 11 top tips for being a manager while working from home.
  • 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.
  • 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.