PA Life.....things we think you might find of interest

With the help of a few of our members we have put together this PA Life page which we think you will find of interest.  There are websites and blogs and and more coming soon........if you would like to add something to this page please drop us an email to manchesterpanetwork@gmail.com 

EPAA

A NEW national body for one of the most unique, diverse and talented professions in the working world.

As the UK's leading professional body for Executive and Personal Assistants, EPAA's mission is clear

‘We champion, promote and develop the Assistant profession’, we believe that there has never been a better time to be or become an Executive or Personal Assistant!

Co-Founder Melanie Sheehy sits proudly on the National Board for EPAA, and Amanda Barlow sits proudly representing the North-West on the Regional Board.

Useful Websites

www.pa-assist.com/home

www.practicallyperfectpa.com

www.executivesecretary.com free weekly newsletter

www.palife.co.uk free subscription to their monthly magazine

www.deskdemon.com free subscription to PA Enterprise e-magazine

www.epaa.org.uk 

Admin Chat

Every Thursday at 6pm UK time (7pm European/1pm Eastern/10am Pacific) is #adminchat - Executive Secretary Magazine's free weekly Tweetchat & training session for admin professionals.

Join other Assistants from all over the globe and a different world class trainer online to chat, network and most importantly learn new skills.

You can follow using twubs http://twubs.com/adminchat or simply by following the Twitter feed of the hashtag #adminchat

It's a great resource and if you miss the adminchat you can  catch up via the transcript the next day.  

Online Blogs

Clare is an experienced PA currently on secondment to a new role organising a large scale project within the Manchester School of Art at MMU.  She is a Lifestyle blogger and freelance writer with a keen interest in raising the awareness of real life issues such as mental health and women's health, along with raising the profiel of PA's and the importance of networking and development.

 

Clare has been a member of the Manchester PA Network for some time now and uses her experiences to write a blog; Clare writes openly and honestly about her experiences and we are very proud of her writing skills so why not take five minutes make a cuppa and have a read http://faireyclarey.com 

We are the City is a blogging site where you can find just about anything.

 

www.wearethecity.com/blogs

Most of you will have heard of Vic Darragh she has her very own blog and you read it here.

 

www.papowerwithvictoriadarragh.com