The final frontier: Allowing PAs to work flexibly

Recently we were invited to talk about flexible working at The PA Club’s January Discussion Forum.  It was a lively session of PAs and Team Leaders from a number of industries including the legal and accounting sector. It’s great to attend a session like this, particularly when everyone is so passionate about the subject. It

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How to create a memorable presentation for interview?

Quite often in the recruitment process, candidates are now being asked to give a presentation. It fills many of us with dread; even if you like the idea of showing off your abilities in such a way, you can easily feel overwhelmed. Creating a dynamic and engaging presentation is no mean feat but remember it

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Is working from home really as brilliant as it sounds?

Whatever the reasons for wanting to work from home – better work/life balance, less commuting, more time at home with the children – you need to think long and hard before you go for it. You may find it’s not the right working arrangement for you. In our many conversations with candidates and clients over

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Best foot forward

We have just been featured in the Institute of Legal Financial Management (ILFM) – Legal Abacus magazine – just published.  Our top tips on how to make a success of your interviews – taking into account the changes that we are seeing in the interview process, for which you need to be prepared..   You can read the full

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Happy to talk flexibility? Say it in your job ads

A government task force has launched a campaign to boost the provision and uptake of flexible working across industry. The flexible Working Task Force, a partnership across government departments, business groups, trade unions and charities, has created the strapline– ‘happy to talk about flexible working’ – together with a logo that firms can add to their job

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Part 2 – Top tips when considering a portfolio career?

This is the 2nd part of an interview our founder Sarah Broad did with Rachel Brushfield, a career strategist and fulfillment coach on portfolio careers. My career has allowed me to develop a distinct set of skills and experience in HR and Recruitment within the legal and professional services sector. I set up Attune Flexible

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Seven Signs

Sometimes we come across blogs written by our candidates that we think is worthy of sharing. Here is one of those – written by Anca  Borza currently looking for a new role as an Office / Business Manager. Here are seven signs that the person in front of you right now is your next hire. I use

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Heard of a portfolio career? How to make it work?

Recently our Founder Sarah Broad was interviewed by Rachel Brushfield, the Talent Liberator, Energise who is a career strategist and fulfillment coach with a particular focus on portfolio careers.  Here she talks to Sarah on what makes up her portfolio career. What is a portfolio career? It could mean many things but commonly a portfolio

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Equal lives and flexible working

We attended the recent Gender Pay Gap seminar at Hogan Lovells where we met Kaammini Chanrai who was presenting her findings on responsible flexible working for responsible businesses and we invited her to guest blog for us on her recent research in partnership with Santander. There is some really interesting findings and well worth the read.

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How to win at interview – Webinar Highlights

If you couldn’t make our recent webinar on ‘How to win at interview’ then don’t worry here are our highlights.  Victoria Mclean founder of CityCV an international career consultancy and award winning CV writer gave a comprehensive view on how to boost your chances of interview success. You can see the full webinar by signing

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