"When I talk to Kate and Tessa I'm confident I'm dealing with people who know exactly what I need. They promptly produce a shortlist of candidates from which it is very difficult to choose .... they are always high calibre, good personalities, an exact fit - what more could I ask?"

PA/Office Manager, Top search firm

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How personality rather than experience can land a top EA job in London

 What was your background before working as Executive Assistant at Clive Christian?

After graduating with a 2:1 BSc Hons in Exercise, Nutrition and Health from Oxford Brookes University, I temped for a year before working as an Executive Assistant and Events Co-coordinator at Centaur and Buy Time. These roles helped me to develop my organisational skills and become adept at prioritising and handling multiple deadlines.

 

What attracted you to working as a PA?

Recruitment agencies and the use of social media

 

Recruitment agencies also have online presences which they can use to advertise vacant positions, highlight their services to potential employers and offer advice and support to potential candidates. RMS Recruitment is no different with active Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts that allow us to post the latest PA and secretarial jobs in London as well as promoting our blog. We are excited to be launching an account on the latest social media craze, Snapchat.

The impact of Brexit on recruitment

As the dust settles following the EU referendum, questions are now being asked about the impact the UK’s eventual exit from the European Union will have on the recruitment industry.

Some have predicted a negative effect on recruitment following Britain’s decision to begin the process to leave the EU. There was a period of uncertainty leading up to the 23rd of June within the labour market and that period looks set to continue.