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
Christmas is upon us, clients need to be kept impressed. It’s always a struggle to find somewhere, cool, new and fresh to keep people happy so the girls at Attic have put together a list of their favourite restaurants which will hopefully assist you in booking some Christmas lunches and dinners. Mayfair Park Chinois – A simply beautiful interior, elegant and very opulent, brilliant for a dim sum lunch or a more of a feed. ££££ The Wolseley - A...Read Post
Returning to work after having children can be a worrying time. On top of getting childcare arranged and juggling a whole new routine, there is also the worry of how you will adjust back into work life. Returning to the workplace, in a senior PA role, can be a worrying time for many women that have had a break to have children. In addition to the guilt of leaving the children to come to the anxieties of how you will...Read Post
We recently celebrated our 15th year in business and Co-founders Sarah Culshaw and Kirsty Miall have compiled their top reasons for why Attic is going strong fifteen years on: Friendship – the foundation of their successful business Freedom – being quick to adapt to emerging trends Fun – not taking themselves too seriously and remembering to enjoy the job Fearless – having the courage to punch way above their weight in the early years Free thinking – ensuring their staff...Read Post
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...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.