Training Videos

Packed full of useful content for Assistants

Listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership

At this month’s Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit we are incredibly lucky to have the Captain of BrewDog, James Watt and his First Mate, Bethany Burns. It’s certainly not every day you get to listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership!

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Managing your own time and dealing with interruptions 

I thought I would start the week by sharing another video from last year’s Virtual Summit. This is one of my favourite panel sessions, we had a brilliant line up and some really honest and thoughtful conversations around time management and dealing with interruptions, which as you will know, is a constant battle for Assistants. […]

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The Productive PA

Today I thought I Would share another session with you from last year’s Virtual Summit to give you a flavour of what to expect at our next Virtual Summit on the 22nd June. This is a session that I did at the Summit called ‘The Productive PA’. During the 25 minute video I give the viewers […]

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eBooks for Assistants

All of our downloadable eBooks

Preparing for the Perfect PA Job

Preparing for the Perfect PA Job

In this eBook, you will find everything you need to prepare for the perfect PA job search including templates for CVs and covering letters, questions and answers for PA interviews and those all-important keyword word search terms that will get you in front of the right recruiters.

Starting out as a New Assistant

Starting out as a New Assistant

The eBook is designed to help you navigate the first few months of your new role. Here you will find everything you need for the initial first meeting with your Executive. You will also find articles on how to navigate the tricky world of working with the Executive Team, building rapport with your new Executive and advice on how you can work effectively with a boss who has never had an Assistant before.

Templates

For all of your day to day tasks

Travel Itinerary Template

Travel Itinerary Template

A detailed and thorough travel itinerary template for Assistants who organise business travel for their Executives.

CV Template for Assistants

CV Template for Assistants

If you need help perfecting your CV we have put together a generic template for PAs looking to move into an EA role. I hope you find it useful!

Minute Taking Template

Minute Taking Template

Use our template for all of your meetings in the future. Using this format will make your minute taking much easier.

Cover Letter for Assistants

Cover Letter for Assistants

A standard cover letter for Assistants that can be used when applying for jobs at the PA and EA level.

Onboarding Template

Onboarding Template

A checklist for Assistants who are asked to onboard new staff.

New Starter Checklist

New Starter Checklist

A checklist that Assistants can give to new starters when they are going through the induction process.

100 words to help with minute taking cheat sheet

100 words to help with minute taking cheat sheet

100 words that Assistants can use when writing minutes

40 Outlook Hacks Cheat Sheet

40 Outlook Hacks Cheat Sheet

40 Outlook Hacks for Scheduling Meetings and Managing Emails

20 SMART Objectives for Assistants

20 SMART Objectives for Assistants

A list of 20 SMART objective examples for Personal and Executive Assistants

50 Chrome Extensions for Business

50 Chrome Extensions for Business

Download a list of 50 Google Chrome extensions for Assistants and businesses.

20 Networking questions for Assistants

20 Networking questions for Assistants

If you attend networking events for Assistants but always run out of things to say, then this PDF is for you! It is full of over 20 great questions that you can use at any networking event. They are designed to start conversations specifically with other Assistants so that you can expand your network and take your career to the next level.