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The perks of being a Senior PA

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...

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Preparing for an Interview in Today’s Corporate World

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...

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Worried about returning to work as a PA after having children? Here’s why you shouldn’t!

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...

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What does it mean to be a PA in 2017?

At the start of the year our Director, Kirsty Miall was featured on Radio 4 Woman’s Hour discussing just how the role of the Personal Assistant has changed over the years since Attic Recruitment began. The PA job role has long been a fixture of the office environment offering support and assistance to businesses and directories. However, what was once a secretarial role that meant picking up dry cleaning, making cups of coffee and typing, has evolved into a position...

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