Boost Your Graduate Career with Lewis College

Boost Your Graduate Career

You’ve worked hard for your university degree. Congratulations! Now it’s time to boost your graduate career with Lewis College! But transitioning from university to the business world can be challenging. Many graduates struggle to bridge the gap between their studies and the practical skills needed to build a career. That’s where Lewis College comes in! […]

How to Become a PA in the UK

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Have you ever dreamt of having an essential role in an executive team, managing critical operations and being the lynchpin that keeps everything running smoothly? If your answer is yes, then a career as a Personal Assistant (PA) might be the right fit for you! But, how do you become a PA in the UK? […]

Understanding the Distinction: PA vs. EA

Understanding the Distinction: PA vs. EA

In the corporate world, efficiency and productivity rely on the seamless coordination and support provided by assistant roles within an organisation. Two commonly misunderstood positions are the Personal Assistant (PA) and the Executive Assistant (EA). While these roles may appear similar, there are distinct differences in their responsibilities, scope, and level of engagement. In this blog, we’ll delve […]

Setting Boundaries: A Guide for PAs

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Welcome, my fellow Personal Assistants. We are a unique group of professionals who often go above and beyond to support our bosses and teams. But amid all this demanding work, it’s easy to forget about ourselves. That’s why setting boundaries is not just a nice-to-have, but an absolute must. It’s the key to preserving our […]

The Eisenhower Matrix: A Guide for PAs

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As a personal assistant, your day-to-day work is full of tasks that require your attention, from answering emails to organising events. With so many things to do, it can be challenging to know where to start and how to prioritise effectively. One helpful tool for managing your workload is the Eisenhower Matrix. This matrix helps […]

Clear and Concise Instruction: Tips and Examples

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Have you ever enrolled in an online course, only to feel overwhelmed by the lack of clear and concise instruction? Maybe you’re worried that the material will be too complicated, or that you won’t be able to keep up with the pace of the course. Whatever your fears may be, know that you’re not alone. […]

Navigating Conflict in the Office

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Navigating conflict in the office can be a tricky business, but it’s a crucial part of being a successful manager. Unfortunately, many managers aren’t quite sure how to handle conflict in a productive way, which can lead to a negative work environment and decreased productivity. But fear not! In this article, we’ll provide some tips […]

How to become a Personal Assistant

How to become a personal assistant

Many of the PA’s that I speak to never planned on becoming a Personal Assistant, but were given more and more responsibility until ultimately, they became a PA in their existing role. This is the beauty of the PA role.  It is also why it has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the […]

Become a Personal Assistant: Can I Study a PA Course Online?

Although many courses that have traditionally been delivered in the classroom are now available online. You may be wondering if it is possible to study for a career as a Personal Assistant online. The answer is yes, and this option is becoming increasingly popular. Many of us do not have the luxury of time to […]

5 Benefits from Providing Training for Your PA

I can think of at least 5 benefits to your organisation in providing training for your PA. • Saving money – your PA will be able to do more tasks and share more responsibility. This in turn will enable them to cover a wider workload. • Time saving – you will have more time to […]

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