Why I Enjoy Document Production

Before I started my own business as a Virtual Assistant, I was an Executive Assistant for a book publisher in London supporting two board-level directors. One of my many responsibilities was to collate quarterly board reports from various sources and compile them into one master report. As it was to be viewed and discussed by…

Formatting Your CV is Crucial: Here’s Why

As a jobseeker, your CV is the first impression you give to a company. In most cases, it can make or break your job search. It shows recruiters how you organise your ideas and collect your thoughts. An unformatted CV can make it difficult for a recruiter to read and for you to move forward…

My Step Into Higher Education

I always felt I had missed out on higher education, one of the reasons was because, at the age of 16, I really didn’t know what I wanted to study. My best friend at the time went off to study Psychology. I don’t think she had a career direction in mind but it was something…

Business Coaches Are Worth Their Weight In Gold

When I started my own business, it was both exciting and terrifying. I had always been an employee and not having to worry about paying myself, working out taxes, keeping accurate records was something I had happy not having to do. Before I launched my business, I had my plan, my target market. At least,…

You Don’t Have To Be A Business Owner To Hire A Virtual Assistant

  I have looked at many websites, articles and blogs offering advice on how a Virtual Assistant can help your business. It’s true, hiring a Virtual Assistant can help your business but what about someone who doesn’t own a business? Our lives are becoming a lot busier and we often hire other people to do…

My Top 50 Bucket List

  We’ve all heard the term ‘bucket list’ and I’ve always thought about things I would like to do before I die but never actually listed them. I have already achieved quite a few things I’ve always wanted to do like go to Universal Studios & Disneyworld in Orlando, stay at The Bellagio in Las…

Have You Experienced a Random Act of Kindness?

I love hearing stories where someone has been the recipient of a random act of kindness. The idea of people being kind to one another without expecting anything back in return is a wonderful notion and restores my faith in humanity. I wasn’t surprised to learn that 17th February is Random Act of Kindness Day…