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Watch – Two VAs share their best-practice tips for working remotely

Permanent Consultant, Bertie Siggers, interviews two experienced virtual assistants about their tips, in order to help personal assistants with the transition to working remotely. They cover: Their favourite technology Staying motivated and productive while working from home Their remote workspace Structuring their day Learning opportunities Creating boundaries Improving communication with their principals Their tips for

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Managing remote teams – 10 tips to encourage collaboration

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many team leaders have found themselves managing a remote team for the first time. This brings with it different challenges and opportunities, but above all, it’s essential to encourage collaboration within your team – especially in times of uncertainty. Tiger’s Head of the Permanent Division in the West End,

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WATCH – Motivating Remote Teams

Head of the Permanent Division in our West End office, Missy Shutt-Vine, interviews the Founder of Collaborative Future, Tessa Cooper, about practical tips employers can use to ensure their teams stay productive and connected throughout this period.

Looking for extra assistance while in lockdown? A private PA can help!

We find ourselves in unprecedented times. Ensconced in our houses, it can feel a little at the moment like time has stopped. However I predict, within a matter of a few weeks, an urge to get back to some sort of normality will arise. That’s where hiring a private PA may come in handy more

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WATCH – Remote Working in a Changing Landscape

Our Managing Director, Rebecca Siciliano, talks about how Tiger and our clients have transitioned to remote working. She covers: The logistics of setting up remote working The importance of communication and support for your employees to keep them safe and well while working from home How to connect your team while you’re working remotely The impact

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Remote working for the first time? Here are three tips to help you perfect your new workspace

In my four-year professional career, my experience working from home has consisted of approximately two days of developing sciatica and calling IT. It’s therefore understandable (I tell myself) that I haven’t managed to create a perfectly Zen office at home, featuring wall plants and an exercise ball to sit on. Faced with the current COVID-19

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Seven tips to maintaining a healthy work-life blend as a VA

The week marks National Work Life Week across the UK, which aims to encourage workers to adopt a healthier work-life blend. You may find it quite straightforward if your role is office-based, but if you’re working in a virtual PA job, this line can blur. Virtual assistants rarely work to set office hours; when you work

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A Day in the life of a VA

Working virtually as a business assistant can offer a flexible and rewarding career for the right candidate, but do you know what this role actually involves? We spoke to Allison, an experienced virtual assistant (VA), to break down a typical day supporting her clients. 6:30am: Although no day is the same, I usually try and

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Three things to look for when hiring a VA for the first time

If you’re a business owner or manager who has come to the point where you need a bit of extra support, but don’t need a full-time PA in the office,  a virtual PA may be the ideal solution for you.  Even though it makes sense on paper, the prospect of hiring virtual assistants can be

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Five New Apps Perfect for a Virtual Assistant

The idea of becoming a virtual assistant can sound very appealing – with flexible working hours, you can work from literally anywhere in the world and, if you’re experienced, it can be a much easier job than being in an office with a demanding boss. The reality of being a remote employee and offering virtual

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