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Should I fire my PA?

So, you are in a situation where your PA has done something to really irritate you – or maybe this is not the first time. Here are a few useful tips on where to go from here:   Am I overreacting?   It is hard to be objective when you are in this situation. We all know it is not great to react in the moment so take some time to calm down and read the following points before deciding...

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Get to know the Executive Team – Q&A time…

To celebrate our 15 years in business, we thought it would be fun to get to know our founders Sarah Culshaw and Kirsty Miall and our Associate Director, Margherita Hunt a little better.   Secretarial recruitment in London is a very competitive market – how do you stay ahead? SC: By always delivering above the norm and exceeding clients’ expectations. KM: By being honest, treating others with the respect they deserve and being flexible to change. MH: By being genuine...

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How to make yourself indispensable as a temp?

The landscape of the employment market is changing and more and more of us are in pursuit of that perfect job and refuse to settle. This burning desire to land the perfect job presents significant challenges for all ages for various reasons and therefore can take a considerable amount of time before one doesn’t have to worry where the next pay check is coming from. In contrast to this, many are also setting up and investing in their own ventures,...

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Back to School

My eldest son went back to school last week and I was most perturbed by the fact that he didn’t want a new pencil case. Buying a new pencil case is a right-of-passage for the commencement of a new school year and all the possibilities it encompasses. The chance to have something new and shiny (and clean; without all the broken pens nibs, empty cartridges and pencil shavings etc) was a way to start afresh at the beginning of term....

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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.

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