Having been engrossed in a recent Sunday Times article about the new buzz word #purpose, it struck me that my #purpose has recently been redefined by events at Attic. The New Year brought some fabulous changes and we have successfully hired two new consultants and are mid-way through the training phase. I have to say that I love training. It reminds me that whilst recruitment isn’t, as they say, rocket science, not everyone can do it as well as well...Read Post
Here we are already well into 2018, full of optimism and anticipation at what this year will bring. Christmas was great, January was cold and a tad miserable and now it’s glorious February (well the sun is shining as I write this) with new life beginning to blossom all around us. This is the perfect time to re-evaluate what you want from your career. Read our 5 tips to put a ‘spring’ (sorry) in your step! 1. ‘Must...Read Post
It’s almost Christmas and that time of year when most Senior PA’s can enjoy some perks of the job. While some companies will offer a welcome Christmas bonus to their staff, sometimes it’s the little things that make a huge difference: Finishing early on Christmas Eve While there are a few senior execs that see Christmas as something that gets in the way, thankfully they are not all Bah Humbug and will actually enjoy the festive season. After all it’s...Read Post
Congratulations to Harry and Meghan – do you need a PA to help organise your wedding? We are but a phone call away…
Venue, orders of service, invitations, hymns, seating plans, music, flowers, speeches, food, wine, the in-laws… the list is endless. What you need is a superstar PA in your corner who remains impartial and has your best interests at heart. Hiring an experienced PA who has been at the centre of many weddings will ensure the process goes smoothly. Wedding planners are great, but they are only present for the lead up to the wedding and then they disappear. ...Read Post
What better way to celebrate the run up to the Christmas season than with a quick peak at our favourite films featuring PAs. Here are my top 5: The classic one which immediately springs to mind is The Devil Wears Prada. Andy’s boss is an über demanding character who takes pleasure in manipulating the psyche of her PAs – ring any bells with anyone? Andy puts up with a tremendous amount within the world of fashion publishing. She eventually...Read Post
If you are currently looking for a new job as a PA to a senior executive you will no doubt we keen to create the right impression at the interview stage. With time being money to many executives, you may not have long to create this impression. You may find your interview is not even face to face, or that it doesn’t even take place with the executive that you will be working for. We take a look at how...Read Post
Attic are great people to work with, they were very sensitive to our needs and able to find exactly the right person for our team now, and for our future ambitions. I recommend them to any ‘creative business’ and for anyone who needs intelligent and talented staff.