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Key skills roundup for 2018

Key skills roundup for 2018

I hope you enjoy our key skills roundup for 2018. We focussed really heavily this year on increasing our content around the key skills Assistants need to develop in their role this year. We covered a lot of skills including minute taking, event management, organising business travel, project management and everything in between! Here are […]

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Career development round up for 2018

Welcome to the career development round up for 2018. This year we have written a lot of blog posts dedicated to the career development of our Practically Perfect PA readers! Career development round up for 2018 Here are some of our highlights and a video from our first Virtual Summit – Developing your business acumen on […]

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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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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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