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50 Chrome extensions for business

50 Chrome extensions for business

If you use Google Chrome as your browser, then I am sure that you are aware of all of the brilliant extensions you can download to help with pretty much anything that you need to do on the world wide web. I use Chrome all the time and have a whole suite of extensions that […]

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5 things to do when starting a new PA role

5 things to do when starting a new PA role

Starting a new Assistant role can be a pretty nerve-wracking experience. We have to form productive working relationships pretty quickly, build rapport, learn new systems and hit the ground running within a few weeks (if we are lucky!). Many organisations that I worked in assumed I knew what I was doing from day one, which […]

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A Simple Tool for Leading Productive Meetings

A Simple Tool for Leading Productive Meetings

I hate meetings. Long or short, large or small, food or no food, outside or inside, morning or afternoon — it doesn’t matter. Meetings drain the life out me, and I’m guessing most of you feel the same. There’s even a book called, Meetings Suck by Cameron Herold. Unfortunately, meetings often resort to nothing more […]

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Is a PA job description worth the paper it is written on?

Is a PA job description worth the paper it is written on?

During the Future Assistant Conference we touched on the subject of job descriptions, which if truth be told, we talk about a lot at Practically Perfect PA events. It is a topic that never stops being hot. Why? Well, firstly pretty much every job comes with a job description, detailing the skills and requirements for […]

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What's the Biggest Blocker Holding You Back in Your Job Search?

What's the Biggest Blocker Holding You Back in Your Job Search?

It’s that time of year, when we start reflecting on what we have achieved, question if we are on the right path and possibly asking ourselves if we are adding value or creating an impact in any way. Even if it’s just on a small scale.

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The ultimate CV template for PAs

The ultimate CV template for PAs

The other day I was looking at the roles for PAs in London and I must say there are loads of exciting opportunities out there for Assistants. I was really impressed with the array of roles and the different skills and qualities needed. It seems like a lot of organisations are beginning to understand how […]

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Technology of the Week: TravelPerk

Technology of the Week: TravelPerk

What is TravelPerk? TravelPerk in a free all-in-one business travel platform for modern companies. Save time and money by using TravelPerk’s in-app automated travel policies, approval flows and travel data. All this to make your company’s business travel smart, connected and stress-free. What does TravelPerk do? TravelPerk gives your entire team freedom and visibility when […]

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Win a weekend stay at Travelodge's new flagship hotel in the heart of London

Win a weekend stay at Travelodge's new flagship hotel in the heart of London

Today, we are really excited to share our new giveaway with you. In conjuncture with Travelodge, we are giving one lucky Practically Perfect PA reader the chance to win a weekend stay at Travelodge’s new flagship hotel in the heart of London, Travelodge London City. Here are all the details:

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What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

What are the benefits of using a chauffeur service?

Using a chauffeur service for your executive’s travel is often perceived as a glamorous and luxurious benefit. Whilst a good chauffeur service provider should always make the client feel this way, the reality is that corporate travel is about getting the client from A to B in the most efficient manner possible. There are numerous […]

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