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Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

Your boss comes to you and tells you that you need to book the travel for 100 people for a Winter getaway, and it needs to be done by next week… eek! Where do you even start? Well, there are two options: 1. Book it yourself. You could always waste several hours searching multiple websites […]

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How can you be heard when people don’t want to listen?

How can you be heard when people don’t want to listen?

At some point, you will have been in a meeting and felt that no one was listening to you. Perhaps people were on their phone, looking confused, talking over you or ignoring you. It’s hard to continue speaking when it seems that people are switching off, disengaged or rejecting your ideas. So how do you […]

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20 websites that will help any business

20 websites that will help any business

There are loads of brilliant websites out there that are so hidden in the depths of the internet they are impossible to find, but when you stumble upon them they change your life! This is what today’s blog post is all about. I am continually looking and researching things on the internet to help simplify my life, […]

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Everything you need to know about reward and recognition for Assistants

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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How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

What can PAs do to make sure they are getting the recognition at work that they deserve? How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

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Hitting the salary cap

A few years ago I was working as a PA to a senior board director in an organisation full of project managers, engineers and specialist technicians.

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Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

Group booking… every travel manager’s nightmare!

Your boss comes to you and tells you that you need to book the travel for 100 people for a Winter getaway, and it needs to be done by next week… eek! Where do you even start? Well, there are two options: 1. Book it yourself. You could always waste several hours searching multiple websites […]

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Technology: Future Proofing Your Career

Artificial Intelligence to Intelligence Amplification “Human intelligence will always be number one, but with machine learning and artificial intelligence you can amplify it.” Anil Kamath, Vice President at Adobe The landscape of the employment market is experiencing a tidal wave of change. We are deep in the middle of the 4th Industrial Revolution, where Tech and […]

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Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Did you know that business travel is a $1.3 trillion dollar market? And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries? Business travel spend in general is massive, but it doesn’t stop there; the amount of time spent organising business travel is substantial too. We all know just how […]

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