You and Your Career

PPPA Guide to preparing for a Personal or Executive Assistant job search in 2020 and beyond.

This guide is designed to help you make your way through each step of the journey.

GUIDE: Preparing for a new Personal or Executive Assistant Job

I know finding the right Assistant role can be a difficult and often frustrating journey. So much of it can come down to personality, the right qualifications or the exact experience within a specific industry.

This guide is designed to help you make your way through each step of the journey.

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

Once you have landed the dream role, this guide will ensure that you make the right first impression with your new Executive.

We are there every step of the way!

Here are the topics we are going to cover:

The five steps to follow when you first start looking for a new Assistant role.
In this chapter, we will look at the steps you need to take to find an assistant role online.
We look at everything you need to include in an Assistant resume. Including an Executive Personal Assistant CV sample
In this chapter, we will look at cover letters and messages Assistants should attach to their application. Including an Executive Personal Assistant cover message sample.
Most Assistant find their next job opportunities through a recruitment agency, which can have its challenges. We look at the steps Assistants should take when working with a recruitment agency.
From video interviews to three rounds of face-to-face meetings, it can be a long process to finally get a new Assistant role. We will share all of the tips and tricks on how to best prepare for an Assistant interview, including tried and tested interview questions and answers for a PA or EA interview.
You’ve landed your new dream role! What to do now? We cover the steps Assistants need to take before they start their new role.

Ready to get started?

Chapter One

GUIDE: Preparing for a new Personal or Executive Assistant Job

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