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Introducing Tiger Hospitality

When looking for a job in the hospitality industry, having a specialist hospitality agency by your side can make a huge difference. Tiger’s Head of Hospitality, Natalie, explains how our newest division can help you find your next hospitality management job. Should you looking for a concierge job in London, or hospitality job in the

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How to convert your temporary job into a permanent one

Taking on a temporary job in London has plenty of benefits, offering a great way to develop your skills, supplement your income, try something new or fill in the gap between other endeavours without committing to a permanent contract. In some cases though, a permanent role is exactly what you’re after! A London-based temp job

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Six calligraphy courses to try this Spring

With the computer encroaching on everyday tasks bit by bit, the handwritten note is becoming a rare art. However, in private households, being able to compose a beautifully written thank you note, name settings, card or invitation is of great value to a potential employer. In fact, one of the UK’s leading etiquette experts, William

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Podcast: How to become a private PA

One of the most popular questions we receive from PAs and executive assistants is ‘how do I become a private PA?‘ With a reputation for being a glamourous career with the potential for overseas travel, we can see why! However, the reality is very different. Working as a private household PA can be far less appealing

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Five lessons from The Devil Wears Prada

12 years ago, The Devil Wears Prada arrived fashionably late into cinemas, introducing the world to Miranda Priestly, perennially dieting Emily and doe-eyed Andy. Along with delivering some classic one-liners , it gave the wider world an insight into the world of celebrity PAs and the lengths some have to go to look after their

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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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The benefits of temp work

There are many reasons as to why candidates choose to do temp work. Some may have been made redundant or quit their last role and are looking to quickly gather some income, others may fit temp work around another commitment such as a creative pursuit or parenthood, or often, candidates choose to work in temporary

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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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Deciphering your pension

The pension has long been a contentious issue for policymakers, employers and workers in the UK. In December 2017, research by the Department of Work and Pensions found four in ten employees were under-saving for their retirement, with over half of these earning a middle or high salary. However, new research, released just in time

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The seven traits of a successful PA

Being a PA is not a walk in the park! You must be extremely efficient and be thinking ten steps ahead of your boss. You need to act as a second brain for your principals and adapt your working style to match theirs. Some bosses may want you involved in their personal life – and

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