Stress-free holidays with FYXER

Posted by Sarah on Aug 8, 2018 1:22:26 PM

Going on holiday as an Executive Assistant, is it more stress than it's worth? Not with FYXER…

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER, holiday cover, worklife

What do Executive Assistants and professional basketball players have in common?

Posted by Helen on Jul 25, 2018 10:41:31 AM

WorkLife with Adam Grant is one of my favourite podcasts. Each episode takes a look at an unconventional workplace, such as the International Space Station or the set of a TV show, and explores the different methods and techniques used to make that workplace thrive.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER, adam grant, worklife

NORFOLKING WAY

Posted by Sarah on Jul 16, 2018 4:05:15 AM

Fast-paced job in a slow-paced setting - how swapping London for Norfolk was the best move I’ve ever made.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER

How joining FYXER changed my life

Posted by Helen on Jun 8, 2018 8:33:37 AM

It’s hard to believe the difference it has made, but quitting my office-based PA role and becoming a Fyxer has transformed my life”

- Helen, FYXER

 

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, Co-work, FYXER

Why I am building an Executive Assistant Community

Posted by Helen on Mar 18, 2018 10:34:36 PM

Each year, I make a host of New Year’s resolutions. Each year, I swear I will stick to them. Each year, most have folded by Easter. 

That’s why, this year, I decided not to make a short-lived resolution, but instead give myself a mission for the whole year. Something I felt passionate about. Something I could grow with each passing month.

I decided to build a community for Executive Assistants.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, remote assistant, FYXER

International Women’s Day: every business can make a difference

Posted by Archie on Mar 8, 2018 9:58:40 AM

2018 is a bitter-sweet year when it comes to gender equality in the UK. On the one hand, it marks the centenary since women (over the age 30) were granted the right to vote for the first time. On the other, it is a reminder that, despite 100 years of progress, there is still a long way to go achieve gender parity.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER, international women's day

How virtual assistants have revolutionised maternity cover

Posted by Archie on Jan 17, 2018 6:53:32 PM

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Maternity leave affects every business in every industry and planning for maternity cover is essential. Up until recently, there had been four principal options: redistribution of work to other team members; ‘acting up’ of an existing employee to cover the requirements; hiring a temporary replacement for a fixed-term or suspending the work of that role.

Now, there is a fifth, which comes without the baggage of the other four. One that has revolutionised the maternity cover market for both executives and team members: virtual assistants.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, remote assistant, communication, FYXER, maternity cover

Can I pick and choose when my virtual assistant works?

Posted by Archie on Jan 10, 2018 8:21:30 AM

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Every executive experiences peaks and troughs in workload. A new project coinciding with a regulatory deadline. A slower month during summer school holidays. The in-tray of an executive can change week-to-week, so they should have an assistant that ebbs and flows with them: not full-time, not part-time, but their time.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, Work, remote assistant, FYXER

How do virtual assistants help out during the holidays?

Posted by Archie on Jan 4, 2018 12:35:14 PM

Holidays should be spent with the ones you love, not Microsoft Office. Feet up on the sofa, not crouched below a desk. Yet, for many executives, holiday periods, such as Christmas, can be frantic. Social and business commitments fighting for prominence. End-of-year deadlines looming with a skeleton team. It can feel like more hassle than it’s worth. If this sounds familiar, then a virtual assistant could be the perfect tonic.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER, holiday cover

Remote Control Christmas

Posted by Helen on Dec 29, 2017 11:44:01 AM

FYXER, as a whole company, has been working remotely, since 15th December and we will be up until the 9th January.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, remote assistant, FYXER