The benefits of being a fully remote company: two months on

Posted by Richard Hollingsworth on Sep 24, 2019 3:49:45 PM

In August, FYXER closed the doors on the traditional office environment for the final time, becoming a fully remote company. Two months on, the change has already made a positive impact: bringing benefits to our employees’ working and non-working lives.

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Topics: Executive Assistants, remote assistant, FYXER, worklife, Virtual working, Digital Nomad

Why FYXER is becoming a fully remote company

Posted by Richard Hollingsworth on Jul 18, 2019 11:25:42 AM

The day has finally arrived. Four years after we started shaking up the executive assistant market, I’m excited to announce that FYXER is becoming a fully remote company.

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, FYXER, worklife, Virtual working, Digital Nomad

FYXER Nominated as Best for Mothers

Posted by Mel, HR Lead on Jun 7, 2019 2:54:56 PM

 

 

Parenthood is not exactly a modern phenomenon, yet some employers still treat maternity in a prehistoric way. At FYXER, we see things for how they are and have acted accordingly. As a 98% female company, providing flexibility and support to our employees when they choose to expand their families is something we pride ourselves on.

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How remote working revolutionised my mental health

Posted by Zoe on May 15, 2019 12:59:04 PM

It’s the same story for millions of people all over the world: get to work before sunrise, spend the day in an artificially-lit room and arrive home after sunset. But, is this relentless pursuit of the corporate dream really a good design for a life well-lived?

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Topics: Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER, stress relief, stress at work, worklife

Our Planet Needs Fyxing

Posted by Sarah on May 1, 2019 6:07:53 PM

If I’m honest, protecting the environment and leading a healthier lifestyle are not the top two reasons I love working for FYXER (the extra two hours I get back in the morning and the option to keep my jimjams on all day win those prizes). However, I have recently been thinking about how much lower my carbon footprint is because I work from home, or ‘remotely’ for use of a better word.

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

The FYXER Framework: giving you a perfect week, every week

Posted by Archie on Oct 19, 2018 12:39:02 PM

What would your perfect working week look like? Meetings exclusively with potential new clients? No unnecessary sales calls? Two hours free each day when you’re at your most productive? Perhaps, you’d like some time off to exercise in the afternoon or work one day out of the office. Have no external breakfasts and a maximum of two client lunches. In by 8 a.m. every morning, back by 8 p.m. every evening.

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Co-Fyxers, the ultimate flexible Executive Assistant role

Posted by Holly on Oct 12, 2018 12:39:56 PM

Approaching the end of 2017, I knew it would soon be time to leave my 11-month-old daughter at nursery and head back into the ‘professional world’. No more days at the park, baby sensory classes, catching up with other baby mamas for lunch, or just having cuddles with my tiny pal on the sofa. However, I also knew I wasn’t ready to leave her and more importantly, she wasn’t ready either.

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

5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Executive Assistance (and 3 Reasons You Shouldn't)

Posted by Archie on Sep 29, 2018 1:09:20 PM

What is an Executive Assistant?

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Topics: Executive Assistants, Outsourcing

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