I organise a lot of events, and I also attend a lot of events so I get to see a lot of networking take place and I can tell you straight away, most people find networking scary. That is why people avoid it at all costs, they either don’t go to events at all, or […]
Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right. Before you become too complacent, please ask yourself the following questions. Am I really leveraging LinkedIn to its full effect? Am I using LinkedIn strategically to grow my Personal Brand?
Hi, I’m Merryl Futerman and I am one of the founders of PA Insiders. Having worked as a celebrity PA for nearly 20 years, one of the things I love most about the job ihttp://www.pa-insiders.com/s never knowing what task is coming my way next. One of these unusual requests formed what would become the […]
If you are reading this post it is more than likely that you are involved in some sort of social media platform be it LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook (I´m not sure how else you would have found this blog!). That is brilliant and I am probably talking to the converted however I think it is […]
Back in November I had the pleasure of speaking to 50 assistants who were attending a networking event organised by ACE (Assistant Community EMEA), an internal networking group set up by assistants at BlackRock. I must say I was completely bowled over by the event, which is not something I have often said about networking events […]
1. Wearable technology Google Glass and the Apple iWatch really do seem like something out of a sci-fi film but they will be available in 2015. If my Executives are anything to go by your Executives will also want to try out the latest technology and incorporate it into their working day.
These days most of us will have some sort of social media account. Most often it is Facebook, followed closely by LinkedIn and Twitter. Instagram is becoming ever more popular as is Pinterest and Foursquare. If you have accounts set up on every social media channel (as I do) it can be a little overwhelming […]
I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one that gets a little bit apprehensive about attending events, especially large exhibitions that are set up like a gauntlet that you have to navigate through while avoiding overzealous salespeople pulling you from one poorly designed stand to another.