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  • The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant
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    The Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant

    22nd May 2017

    Personal assistants have always worked closely with their employer, both literally and geographically. With the rise of a global economy, shared workspaces and technology such as Skype and the Cloud, it’s no longer always necessary or practical for employees to work in-house. As most business operations and interactions are done online, a virtual PA is fast becoming a valuable resource for companies of all shapes and sizes.

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  • Monday interview: SmartPA managing director Sarra Bejaoui

    Monday interview: SmartPA managing director Sarra Bejaoui

    19th May 2017

    The traditional personal assistant role may conjure up images of someone dutifully seated outside a chief executive’s office. But while that is still a commonplace scenario, the sector is also subject to the increasing changes to convention being brought about by the digital world, where duties can be performed remotely.

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