Take control of your Assistant job search

Whether you’re starting a new job search for personal or professional reasons, this course will be your trusted guide throughout the entire process.

A step-by-step course to help Assistants prepare for a new job search. 

The Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search Online Course is a comprehensive, step-by-step program designed to equip Assistants with the tools and knowledge needed to excel in their job search. Whether you’re starting a new job search for personal or professional reasons, this course will be your trusted guide throughout the entire process.

What is the Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search Online?

As an Assistant, embarking on a job search can be both exciting and daunting. Whether you’re seeking a new opportunity for personal growth or looking to advance your career, the Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search online course is here to support you every step of the way.

With its comprehensive, step-by-step program, this course is specifically designed to equip Assistants with the tools and knowledge needed to excel in their job search and land their dream role.

  • Workbooks included with every module

  • Video-based lectures with world-leading tutors

  • Copy-and-paste swipe files, checklists, resources & templates

  • Questionnaires and surveys to give you clarity on your search

  • Certificate delivered on completion of the course

Transform your job search

The Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search course will empower you to take control of your job search. With its comprehensive content and step-by-step guidance, you’ll have a clear roadmap and actionable strategies to follow, giving you the confidence and motivation to navigate the job search process easily.

Accelerate your Assistant Job Search Online Course

Do you want to highlight your skills, experiences, and qualifications?

The Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search course provides ready-to-use templates tailored for Assistant roles, ensuring that you create a compelling and professional resume and cover letter that will catch the attention of potential employers.

Do you want to walk into an interview with confidence?

You’ll learn how to confidently navigate any interview and effectively communicate your skills and experiences. You’ll also gain insights into the specific qualities and traits employers look for in high-level Assistants and how to highlight these during your interviews.

Do you want to get noticed by the right recruiters?

The course provides the essential keyword search terms commonly used in the Assistant job market, helping you optimise your job search and increase your chances of finding relevant job opportunities.

Do you want to speed up the job search process?

With comprehensive content and step-by-step guidance, you’ll take charge of your search. You’ll be able to maximise your time and effort and significantly reduce the time it takes to land a role that’s a perfect fit for you.

Words of praise from past students

They did it. So can you.

“The abundance of tips, tricks, advice and valuable information. I have used so many of them in my role. Everything I’ve read and learned has broadened my knowledge and provided me with essential tools to implement in my role. Thanks to your helpful information, I have only been in my role for two months and already feel confident.”
- Murielle (Melbourne, Australia)

“PPPA is one of the best companies offering training for administrative professionals. Their training is filled with gold nuggets of insider knowledge, and their list of virtual training is tailored to the needs of Assistants worldwide. I highly recommend any of their materials as it has made a huge difference in my career.”

Paula (Alberta, Canada)

“Practically Perfect PA is the first place I go for training, guidance and advice for my role, which gives me the skills and confidence I need to progress in my career.”

Katy (Cambridge, UK)

What will you learn in The Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search course?

With its comprehensive content, expert guidance, and practical strategies, this course is your trusted companion in navigating the competitive job market and landing the Assistant role you aspire to.

Update and perfect your resume

Your resume is your first impression on potential employers, so making it the best possible representation of you is essential.

In the course, we show you how to review and update your resume, ensuring that it reflects your skills, experiences, and achievements accurately. Tailor it to the job you’re applying for, highlighting relevant qualifications and accomplishments.

  • Use our template to craft a resume that reflects your strengths, skills and experiences.
  • Learn valuable tips on effectively showcasing your unique strengths and standing out from the competition.

Determine your salary expectations

Knowing your worth and salary expectations is crucial in any job search. We show you how to research the average salary range for your desired role and industry to ensure your expectations are realistic and competitive. 

Learn how to negotiate your salary during the interview process and advocate for fair compensation that aligns with your skills and experience.

  • Understand the market and the value you bring to the organisation.
  • Have the confidence to negotiate your worth.

Stand Out from the Crowd

In today’s competitive job market, using the right keywords in your job search is crucial to getting noticed by the right recruiters.

The course provides the essential keyword search terms commonly used in the Assistant job market, helping you optimise your job search and increase your chances of finding relevant job opportunities. 

  • Effectively use job search engines and online platforms to your advantage.
  • Learn to tailor your applications to match the specific requirements of each job posting

BONUS: On-going support inside The EA Campus Community

As an Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search online course student, you can access our weekly private mentorship call with Nicky Christmas, which is only open to course students. You can also access The EA Campus Community, our private online community for Assistants. Ask questions, get feedback, and meet fellow Assistants. Usually priced at £175 | $210 | €205 | AUD230 per year, The EA Campus is free for one month when you purchase the Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search online course.

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The Full Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search Curriculum

Enrol in the Accelerate Your Assistant Job Search and give your job search the boost it deserves. 

MODULE ONE: So you want to find a new Assistant role?

What do you want in your next role? (4:37)

What are your salary expectations? (6:09)

Job hunting when you are already employed

TOOLS: Salary Calculators

CHECKLIST: Are you ready to move into a new Assistant role?

CHECKLIST: Preparing for your Assistant job search

BONUS: Secrets of a recruitment specialist (24:07)

MODULE TWO: The Assistant resume (or CV)

Why you should start your job search with a fresh resume (2:42)

Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) (3:53)

Keywords for your Assistant resume

What to include in your Assistant resume (11:01)

Building your resume

Assistant hard skills to include in your resume

How to tailor your application for every role

CHEATSHEET: Powerful words for your Assistant Resume

TEMPLATE: Assistant resume example

TEMPLATE: Cover letter for an Assistant job search

BONUS: Develop your professional portfolio (22:49)

MODULE THREE: The Assistant job search

How to clean up your online presence before starting a job search (3:22)

Why do you need a LinkedIn profile? (3:03)

Building your LinkedIn profile (23:23)

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Working with a recruitment agency (3:21)

Ten questions to ask a recruitment agent about your next search

TEMPLATE: Reference requests

BONUS: Learn to move into different industries and sectors (25:05)

MODULE FOUR: The Interview

Questions and answers for Personal and Executive Assistant interviews

Preparing for a video interview

Questions to ask during your Assistant interview

CHECKLIST: Interview Preparation

TEMPLATE: Post-interview thank you note and follow-up

BONUS: Setting yourself up for success on a video interview (38:48)

MODULE FIVE: What happens next?

5 things Assistants should consider before accepting a new role

The job offer letter

Actions to take when you resign from your Assistant role

What sets the Accelerate your Assistant Job Search Online Course apart?

With its comprehensive content, expert guidance, and practical strategies, this course is your trusted companion in navigating the competitive job market and landing your dream Assistant role.

01

Proven Track Record

We have been training Assistants for ten years, with over 50,000 students from 80+ countries attending our training and enrolling on our courses. There’s a reason we’ve launched thousands of successful Assistant careers over the last decade.

02

An Action Plan

We provide a blueprint proven for success in the Assistant role. Our online courses give our students key learnings, solutions, and how to reach their goals and ambitions. We teach practical techniques that make a difference.

03

Learn From the Best

The course contains lectures from world-leading authorities in the Assistant industry, high-performing Assistants and quality mentors and coaches.

04

Money Back Guaranteed

We are confident that our online course will advance your career. However, if you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days, and we will give you a full refund.

About the Head Coach

I’m Nicky. I launched Practically Perfect PA in October 2011. It has since become the go-to resource for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Office Managers and Administrative Professionals at all levels of business seeking support, information and guidance in their chosen profession.

Practically Perfect PA offers practical tips, honest advice and career development support specifically for Assistants.

Since 2015 we have organised events, virtual summits and online courses for over 50,000 assistants worldwide. So it is fair to say the Assistant role has changed significantly, and I am so proud that Practically Perfect PA has been part of the journey for over a decade.

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Have Questions? We have answers.

Get answers to make the best choice for you.

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a self-paced online course – you decide when to start and finish.

What’s the time commitment?

The online course contains 5 modules with over 5 hours of video content. The course is designed to use the content and tools to move your job search forward at pace.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days, and we will give you a full refund.

Can my organisation pay by invoice?

Yes, get in touch with us. We will send you an invoice for the course. We also offer discounts for teams of Assistants.

How long do I have access to the course?

When you sign up for the training, you’ll also gain lifetime access to all the downloadable resources and recorded video training. This way, you can revisit the course at your own pace and at your convenience.

Will the course work for me if I am outside the UK?

Absolutely! We have many Assistants from all over the world who have completed the course. The strategies you’ll learn in the Accelerate your Assistant Job Search Online Course are universally applicable.