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Hiring in London: what you need to know

As one of London’s leading job recruitment agencies, we have a unique insight into the hiring trends that affect the secretarial job market. The data from Tiger’s 2019 Salary and Benefits Review revealed the effect developments such as Brexit and the continuing low unemployment rate have had on hiring, with a number of surprising statistics. If

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Finding secretarial jobs in London without the stress

If you’ve recently moved to London it may have come to your attention that it is absolutely huge! Unlike many cities where the core business activity is localised to the central business district, London is sprawling – as are its businesses. Depending on your interests, you can choose between the financial services district in the

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Best cafes for business meetings – Central London

When organising a business meeting for your boss, the office may not be the best spot, but your local Pret or Costa might not cut it either.  To fill the void, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best business meeting spots, bound to encourage successful conversation and creative thinking. 1. Notes Covent Garden Just minutes

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2019 salary and benefits review

Tiger 2019’s Salary and Benefits Review reveals the breadth and depth of the support staff industry, acting as a guide for candidates and clients when looking for a job and looking to recruit. In 2018, we surveyed 500 support staff and cross-checked the data we gathered across the 8344 candidates we interviewed. The final data

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Tiger research reveals PAs improve leaders’ mental wellbeing and reduce stress

New research, commissioned by Tiger Recruitment, has confirmed what we’ve known for a long time – for 73% of UK bosses, personal assistants are essential in helping to improve their mental wellbeing and reduce stress. Since our establishment in 2001, we have endeavoured to match outstanding personal assistants and executive assistants with employers of choice

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The secrets to finding a new role

Looking for a job can be a long and sometimes, frustrating process. Between perfecting your CV, going through the interview process and starting a new position, it can be full of peaks and troughs, and take longer than first anticipated. While we endeavour to simplify the process, there are some things you can do to

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How to identify a great secretarial agency

Finding a competent, let alone great, secretarial agency in London can be a challenge. Let’s face it: there are plenty to choose from! How do you know their ethics are aligned with yours? How can you be sure they’ve properly screened their candidates? And most importantly, how can you make sure you end up with

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Job-hunting in a saturated market – how to stand out from the crowd in Dubai

With over 200 nationalities, the UAE is a melting pot of cultures, experiences and people. Emiratis make up roughly 20% of the population, while expats from Europe, Asia and Africa consist of the other 80%, emigrating for career progression, an improved quality of life and the chance to increase their earnings.[1] The booming expat population

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Collaboration and critical thinking: how technology is affecting the future of work

30 years ago, a typical job for Angus Knowles-Cutler would be to look at the financial performance of the top 50 British companies over the last three years. To do this, he’d pop down to a library, pull out a couple of microfiche and spend the next 12 hours looking through a viewfinder to review

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How to prepare for your performance review

The performance review or appraisal is an essential part of any EA or PA job, providing an opportunity for both employee and employer to take stock, assess past performance and establish goals for the next quarter or six months. As an employee, it is your chance to take an active role in your career development,

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