Health & Wellbeing

Do you know what the workplace’s most requested training is?

By - January 25, 2012

It’s a shocking but true fact that 150,000 people die every year, where they could have been saved, because of a lack of First Aid. 25% of people say they would stand by and do nothing if faced with an emergency and yet it is the most commonly requested course in offices all over the... Read more »
Health & Wellbeing

Taking Care of the Caretaker (YOU!)

By - January 25, 2012

Lucy Brazier lists five simple ways to make sure that you take care of yourself, so that you can continue to take care of others.
Health & Wellbeing

Practical tips to improve your posture

By - November 25, 2011

Personal assistants often suffer at work, both psychologically and physically. Stress, back pain, neck aches, tingling in the arms and hands are common symptoms among you.   ‘The risks of office work Let’s have a short glance at the scientific literature to understand why your body and mind ring the alarm bell. Three major hazards... Read more »
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Balancing Your Professional And Private Lives

By - July 25, 2011

Over the past century, our lifetime has expanded and our working hours decreased. Do you, like me, wonder where all that free time has gone? asks Florence Parot Do you often feel overloaded, overwhelmed, rushing under the pressure of getting it all done? Our timetables are so full even the most adept organisers among us... Read more »
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Stress – Myths and Misconceptions

By - May 25, 2011

Carole Spiers details what stress is – and isn’t! Busy bosses equal busy PAs and stressed bosses invariably have stressed PAs. There is certainly no doubt that the Executive PA role is a stressful one and while many companies are willing to spend money tackling executive stress management, regretfully PA stress is often ignored. You... Read more »
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Living with Uncertainty

By - May 25, 2011

Sharon Eden examines the number one reason for workplace anxiety With the current economic climate and swingeing cuts biting at both the public and private sectors, I’m seeing many people in distress. And the #1 cause of their anxiety is ‘uncertainty’. Some worry their job might not be safe. Some worry, because of redundancy, how... Read more »