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3 Reasons to Hire a Virtual Assistant

In the current climate, most of us have been working from home for some time now and have become accustomed to being a remote member of staff. Workplaces may well never go back to the traditional office environment as they were before, with more flexibility and remote working as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. We are now familiar with video call technology, setting up virtual meetings and finding that perfect spot in the house to make into an office...

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What to Look for When Hiring Private Household Staff

Recruiting private household staff can be a daunting prospect. From family PAs to butlers and valets, it’s key that you trust your private household staff to ensure a happy home that is run effectively. At Attic Recruitment, we work on a broad variety of roles within this sector, including private household and private family offices. If you’re looking for the right candidate, here are some things you should consider during the recruitment process. What duties has your candidate previously covered?...

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Top Tips for Video Interviews

As lockdown continues to ease, many businesses are still working remotely in order to keep staff safe. If you are seeking new employment, it is more than likely that your prospective employer will conduct your interview via video conferencing. Whether you have experienced this before or not, it can be a little daunting putting your faith in technology for your first meeting with someone. It can be helpful to remind yourself of video meeting etiquette before your interview, and ensure...

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How to Support Your Employees’ Mental Health Remotely

As companies continue to work remotely during this difficult and strange time, it’s easy to feel disconnected and out of sync with each other if you are all working from home for the first time. For many of you, you will have been working at home for two months with only digital contact with your colleagues. Coupled with schools closing, there is no doubt that this has been a testing time for many employees. For these reasons, mental health and...

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How to Stay Motivated When Working From Home

It is a difficult time for both businesses and individuals as we learn to adapt to the current situation. As many people are now working from home permanently for the first time, it can take a bit of adjusting before getting into a rhythm with it and finding your routine! At Attic Recruitment we are all now working remotely and keeping in touch with you all through the wonderful world of technology. If you’re in the same boat and are...

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Working From Home – Attic Style

Attic HQ in Oxford Circus is currently shut- we have all set up remotely and our amazing Office Manager, Flo is acting as the main receptionist, managing all your calls and enquires from her house, the Old Post Office near Oxford. Everyone is in the same boat and we need to keep morals up high during these very scary and strange times. Day 1 was a bit of novelty learning to work from home. Day 2 we were in our...

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I have a huge amount of confidence in the team at Attic – they have taken a lot of time and trouble to understand the culture and nuances of our business and it shows. I will keep asking them to support us because I know they will deliver a great result – quickly and with style.

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