How to set boundaries between your personal and professional life

How to set boundaries between your personal and professional life

At the recent World Administrators Summit in Frankfurt, the delegates talked a lot about the challenges we face in the role, which were, of course, shared by all of the representatives from different parts of the world. What struck me as really interesting was the extent that so many challenges could be resolved with setting boundaries […]

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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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Are you where you want to be on your career path?

Research suggests that the role of the PA is constantly evolving.  Many of today’s PAs and secretaries are multi-skilled and work in complex roles; one minute being reactive and supportive, the next expected to have a proactive approach in a pressured environment.  In the workplace of today, change seems the only constant and there is […]

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