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How to maintain a healthy office lifestyle

As winter sets in, it gets harder and harder to maintain a healthy lifestyle during the working day. With seven or eight hours in front of the computer, you’re bound to feel tired, have sore eyes and fall into the trap of staying sedentary. Luckily, there are small and easy changes you can make to

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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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Improving your interviewing technique

In the job hunt process, there’s no doubting practice makes perfect. So, no matter how many job interviews you’ve done, it’s always worth considering how you can improve and what you can do better in the future. Make sure your skills are to scratch with the following interview tips: Preparation • Research the company and

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How to make your CV and experience stronger

Your CV is essentially a written advertisement for yourself. This is the first piece of documentation that the employer and recruiter will receive, so you will need to sell yourself and make sure all crucial information is clearly listed. Make your first impression count! Ensure your CV follows a clear layout Start your CV 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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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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A day in the life of a private PA

Becoming a private PA can be a fantastic career choice, with plenty of opportunity for professional development and one-of-a-kind experiences! However, do you know what this type of PA job actually involves? We spoke to one of our fantastic candidates, Sylvie1 to find out what a typical day looks like supporting a busy chairman. 7.30am: I’m

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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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How to write a private CV

A CV is the most important document you can produce in the hunt for a job, especially in the private support sector. It is a principal’s first impression of you and your experience, so has to be the very best representation of your skillset. However, with limited time to impress – research shows that a

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