Issue: May / June 2012

I Am So Organised Because Of A Bump In The Road

By - May 25, 2012

One Assistant wonders why all has gone quiet on the office front. “Well, that’s another job done”, I think to myself with some satisfaction. It has been ages since I had time to sort out the hard files and archive older files. Electronically, my files are all organised so I can always find documents. Anything... Read more »
Personal Development
Issue: July / August 2011

Experiencing the ‘Culture Shock’ of Family Life

By - July 25, 2011

After a working week, family life can be a culture shock explains Helen Letchfield 30th May-5th June was National Family Week in the UK, which is all about taking time out to celebrate quality family time together. However, many parents can find it difficult to do this when they still have to find the elusive... Read more »
Personal Development
Issue: May / June 2011

Parenting for Professionals

By - May 25, 2011

Helen Letchfield’s tips for embracing your image change Not so long ago, the conversation at the beginning of the meetings I went to generally covered topics such as the weather or what we had done at the weekend. Not anymore. ‘You’re definitely looking bigger now’; ‘you look tired today are you OK?’ or even ‘can... Read more »
Career Development
Issue: May / June 2011

Ten Strategies for Handling the Stay-at-Home Parent Resume Gap

By - May 25, 2011

Whether you’ve taken two years – or ten years – away from the traditional work force to raise your kids, you face the issue of how to handle this gap on your resume. Here are ten strategies for handling a stay-at-home parent gap on your resume   Whether you’ve taken two years – or ten... Read more »