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

Why CFOs are choosing remote assistants?

Posted by Archie on Dec 19, 2017 10:06:46 AM

The role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) varies from company to company, but its fundamental importance never wavers. In the modern world, a CFO is no longer just responsible for balancing the books and the ever-increasing facets to the role explains why so many are turning to executive virtual assistants.

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

What are the signs that I need a virtual assistant?

Posted by Archie on Dec 12, 2017 10:51:52 PM

From founders of fledgling companies to executives at multinational firms, an increasing portion of the business world are adopting the remote assistant model, but how do you know if it’s right for you?

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

A VIP event, “The Power of Collaboration”

Posted by Helen on Dec 7, 2017 7:46:37 AM

There are a lot of upsides to working at FYXER; autonomy, work life balance, flexibility and working with inspiring entrepreneurs and company owners at a high level. An element that often gets overlooked, but is in fact is a real advantage for our Fyxers is our ability to work collaboratively. It isn’t just a job, it’s a family, and the whole team is there to support each other.

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Topics: Executive Assistants, FYXER, event

Why corporates are hiring virtual executive assistants?

Posted by Archie on Dec 6, 2017 9:57:41 AM

It is a common misconception that virtual assistants are the preserve of entrepreneurs and small-business executives. However, some of the world’s largest firms have turned to the remote assistant model. Why? Well, because it makes sense.

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

How do virtual assistants reduce stress?

Posted by Archie on Nov 29, 2017 9:02:48 AM

Imagine the scenario: it’s Monday morning and you’ve just sat down at your desk. To-do list is long, but manageable. Sifting through emails, the to-do list grows, whilst time ticks down. Finally, you get cracking with task number 1. The phone rings, a client wants a document touched up. Another client messages asking for a strategy call before lunch. A reminder pops up to send out invoices. As the day wears on, it becomes impossible to get into stride. No matter how hard you work, the to-do list continues to grow, setting the tone for the rest of the week.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, FYXER, delegation, efficiency, stress relief, stress at work

Hiring a top quality assistant

Posted by Archie on Nov 22, 2017 1:37:07 PM

Hiring an employee can be a time-consuming lottery. From analysing requirements and posting an advert to filtering applications and conducting interviews, the entire process can take months, without the guarantee of a perfect fit.

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

How much do I need to guide my virtual assistant?

Posted by Archie on Nov 20, 2017 11:20:38 AM

A virtual executive assistant should hit the ground running on Day 1. With a training schedule that includes years of managing executives, detailed briefings on your working preferences and a face-to-face meeting with you, Fyxers come out of the blocks at full speed. Clients often ask what they can do to sustain this pace: encouragement from the sidelines. 

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