Blog - November 2017

  • Securing a PA Job after University

    Posted on Thursday, November 30, 2017 by Top London PANo comments

    Have you recently graduated with a good degree from a top university? Struggling to nail down a top PA role in London? Then you’re certainly not alone. Many graduates see temporary and permanent PA jobs advertised and assume that they have the transferable skills required. After all, they’re well-educated and may well have picked up typing and organisational skills whilst studying. However, you ...

  • How to Impress in a Skype Interview

    Posted on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by The Interview GuruNo comments

    Skype interviews are becoming more and more common in the world of business, with employers looking to streamline their hiring processes through advancements in technology. The use of Skype is especially common for first-stage interviews, and is much preferable to a telephone interview. It enables them to see you and your mannerisms when they talk to you, allowing them to build an impression of ...

  • Strategies to Achieve a Work-Life Balance for PAs

    Posted on Friday, November 24, 2017 by Top London PANo comments

    Are you a PA struggling to achieve a healthy work-life balance? Then you’re not alone. Most permanent and temporary PA jobs and executive assistant jobs involve working very long hours, even requiring PAs to be on call outside of business hours. Whilst most PAs know from the outset that it’s not a 9-5 role, most would love to bring some sense of normalcy back into their lives. We’re one of ...

  • Are You Looking for a Higher-Level PA Role?

    Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by Top London PANo comments

    Have you been working in your current PA job for several years and know everything there is to know about the job? Perhaps you’ve started to feel bored and disinterested? If so, it could be that you’re outgrowing your role. If you don’t feel excited or challenged when you sit down at your desk each day, and are simply going through the motions, this may well be the case. As a leading London PA ...

  • Rules for Buying a Christmas Gift for Your Boss

    Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 by The Office Zen MasterNo comments

    Christmas is a time for giving, so you may be wondering what you should buy your boss as a gift? As a PA, you probably know your boss very well, especially if you’ve worked with them for a long time. In fact, you probably know their clothing size, as well as what they like on sandwiches! Here are the rules for buying a Christmas present for your boss… Consider a group gift first If you work for ...

  • What Not to Do at the Office Christmas Party

    Posted on Friday, November 17, 2017 by I survived the office Christmas party!No comments

    As we near December, many offices will be gearing up for their annual Christmas work party. This is usually a great occasion to let your hair down and have some fun with your colleagues, but it can also be a recipe for disaster if you aren’t careful. After all, the Monday following the Christmas party can often be a sobering experience (or even the time to start looking for a new job!) As a ...

  • 5 Qualities Every Great PA Should Have

    Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by Top London PANo comments

    Finding and placing PAs is our speciality here at Love Success, London’s leading PA and secretarial recruitment agency. This means we know a thing or two about the qualities you need to succeed in a PA role. Temporary and permanent PA jobs involve working closely with senior managerial or directorial staff, providing essential administrative support. PAs help a manager to make the best use of ...

  • 5 Best Lunch Spots in London for a Power Lunch

    Posted on Monday, November 13, 2017 by Top London PANo comments

    As a PA in London, one of your duties will be making lunch reservations for your boss and their clients. This requires you to know the best spots in London for wining and dining when there’s business on the menu. Whether you’re searching for a spot that’s guaranteed to impress, or a discreet destination where they can eat while discussing a deal, you’ll be spoilt for choice. London has some of ...

  • GDPR: What Does It Mean for Candidates?

    Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017 by The Employment Law ExpertNo comments

    Are you ready to apply for temporary or permanent PA jobs, executive assistant jobs, office support jobs, or receptionist jobs in London? If so, you may have heard the acronym GDPR flying around. Perhaps you’re wondering what it is and what it means for you? In this blog, we’ll let you in on what it is. Love Success is a leading recruitment agency in London, and so we have a robust knowledge of ...

  • Working as a PA: a Varied and Dynamic Career Choice

    Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2017 by Top London PANo comments

    Are you looking for a career that allows you to showcase your incredible organisational skills? Perhaps you have some experience in a junior secretarial or administrative role and want to progress? If so, why not consider applying for temporary or permanent PA jobs? Behind every company manager or director, you’ll nearly always find a highly efficient personal assistant. Working as a PA is a ...