Podcast: How to become a private PA

Career and personal development


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 than what popular culture suggests, with long hours, stressful situations and lots of admin.

As a former private PA in London, our Head of Private division, Laura Glendenning, understands the intricacies of working as a household PA. In this podcast, she reveals how candidates can transition to a private PA role, while busting some of the biggest myths about the job.

Are you a private household PA looking for a new job? Register your details or apply for a role today!

Author Emily Tiger Recruitment Team

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