5 things PAs should consider before accepting a new role

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve aced your interview and you’ve been offered the job. The organisation should, firstly, have objectives and, secondly, they should give you confidence in the security of your job. Before accepting the job do consider if you can work closely with this person.

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Dealing With A Job Loss: Starting the Job Hunt

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Dealing With A Job Loss: Starting the Job Hunt Posted on August 27, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

Is job hopping the only way up the career ladder for assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas and I am a job hopper. I’ve spent many years cleverly covering up the fact that I spent most of my career hopping from one job to another in an effort to climb the career ladder. Here are a few of my thoughts… Salary increase.

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How important is office culture?

Practically Perfect PA

Our lovely friends over at Career Moves recently conducted a survey to find out how important salary is when looking for a new role. Here is Sarah with more details… Do we just want a good salary? But interestingly, in the results of our survey, salary did not come out on top.

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Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

Practically Perfect PA

What are you looking for in terms of salary? I really struggle to talk about money or salary with anyone even if I’m not really happy with how much I’m being paid.

Preparing for the Interview

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had an interview at 11, but I was busy with my job, my father was in the hospital and I was trying to arrange an engagement party for my daughter. It ended up I did get the job. It is a good idea to read the job posting and determine if your skills match the requirements for the job and if you think you will be able to meet the challenge. One thing we tend to forget when we go for an interview is that the company has to sell you on the job as well.

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9 Serious Signs You’re Next To Be Fired

Dumb Little Man

This will give you time to adjust your behavior to suit the boss, or you can begin to hunt for another job and leave the company honorably. Delay or reduction in your salary. A delay or reduction in your salary might happen as a result of three factors.

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Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

I have just spent the last hour looking through jobs that are currently available to assistants. It has been really interesting reading all of the different job descriptions, the skills that are required and the salaries attached to different levels of the role.

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17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a college student, a recent graduate or a job seeker, you must have, at least once in your lifetime, written a resume. If you simply add that you require a job, it is an utter waste of time. Specifically, if you include the fact that you need a job as an objective statement, then it is certainly not so unique. If you are sending a job application for the position of a chef, there’s no need to include your experience as an accountant.

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7 Mobile Applications To Help You Find A Job

Dumb Little Man

Thanks to today’s technology, there are now countless job search apps that can greatly improve your job hunting experience. You can look for a job whenever and wherever you are. Plus, you can get instant access to job postings and be aware of all the recent announcements. If you are unsure where to begin, here are the most popular job search apps you can choose from. LinkedIn Job Search. It makes the job search faster and a lot more fun.

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What can assistants expect in 2014?

Practically Perfect PA

Employment opportunities and salary. Oh and don’t worry I can’t see technology taking jobs away from us any time soon! This is particularly important if job hunting, as most recruiters will now look for an active engagement in your chosen profession.

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the fisher price concept

Job Advice Blog

And people are doing this more than ever in this market, as they continue to go about job searches totally backwards and how they give themselves away on the interview. We do the “square peg in a round hole&# especially with relationships and with jobs. They want a job!

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Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? Do you think this job market will have any impact on Generation Y?

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