How to go from a PA to a VA

How to go from a PA to a VA

Are you currently a PA, dreaming of having your own VA business? Maybe you’re an Admin Professional, who craves having the control and freedom of running your own business? If you’re currently employed and looking to make a career change to VA, it’s a simpler process than you think.

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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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Gatekeeping: what does it actually mean?

Gatekeeping: what does it actually mean?

I recently googled Gatekeeping: what does it mean? According to Wikipedia the word ‘gatekeeper’ is a person that controls access to something or more recently an individual who decides whether a given message will be distributed to a wider audience. The term ‘gatekeeper’ is used in association with Assistants frequently, you will see it in […]

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Personal Assistant Super Powers!

Every PA / EA has a set of skills that enable them to do their job well, senior staff might not notice these unique attributes but we should and more importantly we should know how to use them to the best of our abilities. Assistants are the superheroes of the office, possessing extraordinary superhuman powers, […]

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Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 2

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 2

Following in our series of blog posts concentrating on interview techniques for Assistants this is our interview questions and answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators part 2. In the first blog post of the series, I looked at some of the common questions interviewers ask potential employees and the answers I would give if I was […]

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