Day in the life: Jane Condliffe, VA at the PA Pod

Today’s Day in the life: Jane Condliffe, VA at The PA Pod. This is our first Virtual Assistant to complete the day in the life questionnaire. So, do enjoy! What are the main aspects of your role? As a Virtual Personal Assistant I support small businesses and professionals with their business and personal administration. My role […]

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J'adore rapport - working with a new manager

J’adore rapport – working with a new manager

Congratulations you got the job, you’ve worked your notice, you have bought a few outfits, and now you are sitting at your desk ready to face the challenges of a new role. Hopefully, you would have been interviewed by your new manager so you will have gained some understanding of what they are like and […]

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Olympic Sports for Assistants

So the London 2012 Olympics is finally here! I absolutely adored the opening ceremony and revelled  in the celebration of our British culture and traditions. As a local East Londoner I could also just about  make out the fireworks and the Red Devils flew over my house so I was extra pleased..  London is really […]

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The tricky world of expenses

The tricky world of expenses

I must admit I’ve been struggling to start writing the blog this week, I knew I would be discussing the tricky world of expenses and as I’m sure you can imagine the subject hasn’t really stirred my creative juices! Unfortunately for us, this is a job we as assistants have to complete on quite a […]

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The Bribery Act – what do assistants need to know?

The Bribery Act – what do assistants need to know?

Last week I went along to Confex 2012, for those that don’t know Confex is a large exhibition aimed predominately at event organisers. During this year’s event the powers that be put on a PA day which along with the exhibition including specific training sessions for PAs. Although I have already attended a training course on Financial […]

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