Slack: Be less busy. The Slack tagline, it’s short and sweet but wow is it a bold statement. The incredible part….it's actually true (at least that's our experience but don't just take our word for it there's this too). For those of you that haven’t met Slack before, let me introduce you. Slack is an open communication tool for teams, allowing for all your conversations to … [Read more...] about The UK Virtual Assistant Slack Team
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I first entered the world of ‘virtual’ business support in 2010, having started employment as an administrative assistant, up to PA to an HR Director and then moving into Project Management, spending 3 years as a Consultant PRINCE II Project Manager implementing HR and Payroll software for the likes of Starbucks Coffee Company and Whitbread BeerCo. Like many of the virtual … [Read more...] about Clare Clarke – My Journey as a VA… So Far!
So you walk into the room, within the first five minutes you've collected half a dozen business cards already, and they all came with the promise of something great! The issue is; the humble business card is a tool, and a simple one at that, for sales / marketing, and, like any tool, it should be used with intent. But a lot of people force cards on others, who accept out of … [Read more...] about Smarter Networking Without Business Cards
We're a social bunch here at my VA company, we love meeting new and interesting people. We go out of our way to make sure we are continually growing both our personal and business networks. We make sure we're at networking events, conferences, local, national (and even international) meetups. Heck, we even run some events ourselves to help build communities. Has the … [Read more...] about Building an Inclusive VA Community
It's happened... my VA company officially launched! Providing tools and services to help new and existing Virtual Assistants; launch, manage and maintain their company. At the recent Office* 2016 event held at Excel in London the team exhibited these tools and services. The exhibition stand was met with overwhelmingly positive responses from visiting delegates. The team … [Read more...] about my VA company Officially Launched