The Love Success Recruitment Agency Blog - May 2020

  • The Top 5 Reasons Why You Need to Hire a Virtual Assistant

    Posted on Friday, May 29, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    PA jobs in London currently need to be done remotely. In many cases, this can be a largely seamless transition because of the nature of the role. At the moment, however, there’s an additional call for virtual support. Virtual PAs, or VAs, are currently a vital resource. But not every business understands why. Here, we outline our top five reasons to hire a VA. Cost-effective admin support In a ...

  • How to Stay Motivated When Working Virtually

    Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    As a PA recruitment agency, we are regularly in touch with PAs, EAs and office support staff, both temporary and permanent, who are working from home due to coronavirus. We’ve also got a lot of virtual staff temping in London through our Virtual PA and Office Support Service . By nature, PAs and office support staff have to be highly productive, but many aren’t used to remote working. Often ...

  • Top Tips for Structuring Your Day When Working from Home

    Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    We’ve been chatting with many of London’s PAs, who are now working from home, about how they structure their day to maximise effectiveness. Like many recruitment agencies in London, we’re also working from home. We asked some of our office staff how they’re organising their day. Start on time “Get up at the same time every day and start work at a good time,” recommends Louise. “It makes such a ...

  • How Our Candidates are Adapting to Remote Working

    Posted on Friday, May 22, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    Many workers — both temporary and permanent —initially reacted to coronavirus and its implications for their jobs with fear, anxiety, despondency, and more. There’s no denying that now isn’t an ideal time for recruitment. However, recruitment is still happening if you know where to look. As we know from speaking to London’s army of PAs, there are many options available. PA jobs in London Many of ...

  • How Our Clients are Adapting to Remote Working

    Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    We are one of the few recruitment agencies in London to have expanded their services during the coronavirus lockdown. We set up our virtual support service in just 48 hours following feedback from our clients about what they needed at this difficult time. We always listen to our clients and we thought we’d share some of their thoughts about how they are adapting to homeworking with you. Setting ...

  • How to Boost Your Career While You’re Furloughed

    Posted on Monday, May 18, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    Being furloughed comes with mixed emotions. Unlike many, you’re still being paid most of your salary. However, the downtime can feel unusual — there’s only so much Netflix you can stand — and you may be worried that you might to need to look for a new role in the near future. Temporary work is tempting but generally not an option, as your contract will usually forbid you from working for another ...

  • Soft Skills Executives Look For when Hiring a PA

    Posted on Friday, May 15, 2020 by The Career GuideNo comments

    When you're preparing yourself for the recruitment process, you reflect on the skills and qualifications you can put on your CV. For those working in PA jobs, there’s a key need for various technical skills, such as software training . It’s important that you know your Excel formulas and how to be a PowerPoint whizz. However, employers are also looking for something else. As a PA recruitment ...

  • Lockdown Lowdown: How Londoners are Managing — Variations in Hours or Pay

    Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    Welcome to the last in our Lockdown Lowdown series, looking at how London’s office support workers are managing the impact of the current situation on their employment. We’ve considered the benefits of homeworking, why furlough can be beneficial, and considered how to be positive about unavoidable redundancy. Finally, we look at those affected by employers making changes to their hours or pay. ...

  • Lockdown Lowdown: How Londoners are Managing — Redundancies

    Posted on Monday, May 11, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    In the first two parts of our Lockdown Lowdown series, we’ve looked at how many Londoners are using homeworking to continue working and how furlough can be a positive opportunity. Unfortunately, not all employers can manage the cash flow problems arising from lockdown — some were already in a precarious position. At our London recruitment agency, we know there are many employees in these ...

  • Lockdown Lowdown: How Londoners are Managing Part 2 — Furloughed Workers

    Posted on Friday, May 8, 2020 by The Workplace AdvisorNo comments

    Our Lockdown Lowdown series looks at how the coronavirus lockdown is affecting those employed in London. In part one, we looked at the positive effect of homeworking, an ideal solution for many of the city’s office support workers. In part two, we look at those who’ve been furloughed. While furlough may seem like a troublesome time, we’ve spoken to several people in contact with our London ...