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Leading Recruiter Crone Corkill to Sponsor Up & Coming Award


We are delighted to welcome leading recruiter Crone Corkill on board as our sponsor for the Up & Coming PA category for the United Kingdom Executive PA Magazine Awards for 2016

The Gender/Salary Gap

1 in 5 Human Resource managers admit women at their companies earn less than men for the same work. But there are some aspects where both genders have parity. 

One Sentence can Kill Your Career

It might have been an innocuous comment in a meeting that opened a can or worms, or a quiet observation that someone found offensive. Eitherway, an HR counselling session ensues. Here are the top 5 one-sentence career killers (and what you can do to save your job).

How the French take their Lunch Break

We could learn from this (although it might spoil lunch for the boss). The daily lunchbreak in the French workforce is often spent in the company’s own cafeteria, but one thing has changed from 20 years ago.

Stop Emailing, Start Talking

A recent survey says more than half of us think technology makes us less connected to colleagues in the real world.

Don't rely on luck to choose your professional network

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A nine page special report investigates the good and bad reasons for joining a professional network, what to watch out for when deciding on a network that's right for you and what questions to ask before you sign up for one.

Plus news on the only global awards for Executive Assistants.

The UK edition is out now.

The Emoji you Send might look Very Different when Received

It might be easy to sign-off a series of text messages with a simple smiley-face or thumbs-up, but there’s no guarantee that’s what the recipient sees.

The Simple Office Gadget designed to Do More

You probably use one almost everyday, but this single item from your stationery cupboard will surprise you with its versatility.

Incidental Exercise in the Office

There are those colleagues who are always at the gym, always bouncing into the office after pre-work yoga, and always having yogurt at lunchtime. And then there are the rest of us…

Morale, Attitude and Productivity by the humble Post-It Note

Apparently good office culture stems from good access to the stationery cupboard, according to a study by (you guessed it…) a stationery supplier.

Win a midweek break to Center Parcs


Participants taking part in the CenterParcs readership survey will be entered into a prize draw for the chance to win a midweek off-peak break in a three-bedroom woodland lodge at a Village of their choice.*

The Productive Workspace

A messy desk can make documents and important notes hard to find in a hurry. But a sterile and over-organised desk can lead to time-wasting by trying to over optimise the environment when other work should done.

The Sinful Seven

Which seven innocuous items in your office could lead to a data breach or identity theft?

Love in the Office

50% of UK workers are open to the prospect of an office romance, according to a recent study. But the acceptability of such romances is split by generations, location, as well as by gender.

Make Meetings more Efficient…and Quicker

In just 59 seconds, this tip will make even the most important meeting faster, while also determining the best outcome.

Take a Rounded View of Tasks

Want to take a different view of your To-Do list? To Round takes a new approach to organising tasks by putting each task into a bubble. For Android and iPhone.

Sending an Email was Awkward in 1984

While George Orwell wrote of a terrible dystopia expected in 1984, we fell very short of expectations, particularly in terms of office technology that today's PA takes for granted.

It’s almost too hideous to watch. Aside from the terrible furnishings, fashion and stilted presentation, the manner in which email originally had to be sent in the mid-1980s certainly did not represent competition to the post office or the fax machine.

MS PowerPoint remains Popular

Love it or loathe it, there are fundamental rules to follow, ensuring your PowerPoint presentations remains memorable.

Before you accept that cool new job

…make sure you read this. Here’s a few red flags that indicate a toxic place to work.


What You Need to Succeed

Let’s take a look at the expected qualities of a PA or EA in another part of the world.

The powerful role of the Executive Assistant revealed in joint study

A uniquely holistic study by My TravelResearch, Luxperience and Executive PA Magazine has been expanded to include the role of personal and executive assistants in the luxury travel decision-making process.



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