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How temporary staff could help your principal

Domestic temporary, contract and seasonal staff can offer benefits beyond leave cover or busier periods – there are plenty of situations where having an extra pair of hands can prove helpful. With an established temporary division, Tiger Private has an ever-growing database of temporary and seasonal chefs, chauffeurs, housekeepers, live-in couples, nannies and other private

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Podcast: Hiring in the City

The City of London continues to be a hub of recruitment activity, with plenty of opportunity to hire EAs, PAs and other administrative staff. However, the UK’s low unemployment rate means that candidates are in short supply. This means hiring managers need to go above and beyond to attract the best talent. We sat down

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Five mistakes you could be making when managing a virtual assistant

Virtual assistants are increasingly in demand, providing comprehensive and flexible secretarial and administrative support to businesses and private individuals, all from a remote location. When hiring a VA, it is important to understand that they still require an element of on-boarding and management, even if you aren’t working side by side. After all, your remote

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Questions employers should always ask in an interview

When hiring a executive assistant, PA or other administrative position, it is essential to get the interview right. The judgement you make at the end could have dramatic consequences for your team or your business. Therefore, before every meeting with a potential employee, it is worth taking the time to prepare, going through the questions you

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From engagement to experience: how employee engagement is shifting in 2019

As organisations look for ways to attract and retain the best talent in this ongoing candidate-led market, hiring managers are increasingly examining the importance of employee engagement in the modern workplace. However, just as the world of work continues to shift and transform, what it means to engage staff is also evolving as companies look

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Five tips for successful PA recruitment

Recruitment of any kind presents a fantastic opportunity to refresh a team, job function or business culture. That being said, it’s not uncommon to feel some trepidation at the start of your recruitment journey. The process can take time and in a candidate-short market, you may need to shortlist multiple times before securing a suitable

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To gig or not to gig? The rise of self-employment

As the modern world of work moves away from a processing-based economy to that of a knowledge-based one, freelancing and self-employment continues to rise in popularity. Commonly referred to as the gig economy, there are now 4.8 million professionals, or 15% of the UK workforce working for themselves, having contributed £271 billion to the economy

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Re-designing diversity: from shortfalls to success

In the modern world of work, diversity continues to be one of the most salient issues for hiring managers and leadership teams. With very little empirical evidence to suggest a series of best practices, it is a challenge that requires serious investment, with ongoing research, experimentation and feedback. The current state of play shows there

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The new frontier of workplace design

It’s 11am on a Tuesday, your office’s three meeting rooms are all booked out for the next four hours. With a very important team meeting just hours away, you’ve found yourself with no venue and no time. For the next 30 minutes, your PA is frantically Googling ‘cafes you can have meetings in’ and eventually

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A look at close protection

Tiger Private is now hiring close protection officers for UHNWI in London, the UK and internationally. In order to provide a holistic service, we are working with Andrew Lauria, a close protection expert with over 25 years experience in private security. We sat down with Andrew to discuss the scope of his offering and how

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