Do I have time to work with an assistant?

Posted by Archie on Oct 4, 2017 1:44:36 PM

 

If you are wondering whether you have enough time to work with an assistant, then it’s abundantly clear that an assistant is exactly what you need. All assistants – from executive virtual assistants to part-time administration support – exist to free up an executive’s valuable time. They allow executives to focus on ‘higher value’ work and thus maximise efficiency. However, you cannot enjoy the crop without at first sowing the seeds. 

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Topics: Insider, Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, Work, Co-work, remote assistant, communication, FYXER

How to build a strong working relationship with your remote executive assistant

Posted by Archie on Sep 13, 2017 11:31:00 AM

Last week, we looked at the importance of building a strong personal relationship with your remote executive assistant. This week, we’ll discuss the tools to do just that. What I term the five C’s: consideration, clarity, counsel, confidence and comprehensiveness.

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

FLEXIBLE WITH FYXER

Posted by Helen on Sep 7, 2017 3:22:22 PM

FYXER provides the perfect combination of remote working, and respecting the timeand boundaries of our people.

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Topics: Insider, Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, Work, Co-work, remote assistant

WHAT IS FYXER DOING FOR FYXERS?

Posted by Helen on Sep 7, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When we first chat to our future Fyxers on an introductory phone call, we’re sometimes met with scepticism, as though what we’re offering is too good to be true. What’s it like to work at FYXER? How am I going to be treated any better or differently than if I was working in a traditional in house Executive Assistant (EA) role? When discussing flexible working at FYXER, it is important to consider this within the context of the EA role. The traditional EA role in both the Corporate and Private sense, is one that is notoriously exploited; EA’s find themselves working long hours, underappreciated and with a total disregard for their work-life balance.

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Topics: Insider, Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, Work, Co-work, remote assistant

Will I be able to build a personal relationship with my remote executive assistant?

Posted by Archie on Sep 6, 2017 1:35:16 PM

 

To use the old adage: getting the most out of having an executive assistant is a game of two halves. In the first half, you must ensure you have hired an experienced, knowledgeable and reliable assistant. In the second, you have to build a strong personal relationship that allows them to score.

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Why are executives adopting the remote assistant model?

Posted by Archie on Aug 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM

There is no doubt about it: the workplace is changing. The relentless march of technology has brought about fundamental shifts in how we work, where we work and who we work with. Yet, it’s not just technological advance that has led executives to adopt the remote assistant model.

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Topics: Insider, Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, Co-work, remote assistant