Monday, 29 September 2014

Private Personal Assistant: People Still Need to Have that Human Touch

There will always be times when busy celebrities or high-ranking individuals need someone who’s made of flesh and bone to handle their affairs. In their hectic world, they need someone who’s well-informed, discreet, reliable, and unflappable—a person who can organise meetings, make connections, brief staff, field complaints, calm nerves, and make everything run smoothly for them. A highly skilled Private Personal Assistant from trusted concierge services like SORTED can provide that human touch, yet in an efficient manner.

Friday, 19 September 2014

Simple Tips for Hiring the Right Executive Personal Assistant

Finding an experienced private Personal Assistant is much simpler if you work with a trusted staffing agency like SORTED. By clearly explaining your needs and expectations, an agency can refer several experienced and vetted Personal Assistants who fit your requirements. This saves you the time it takes to receive applicants and sort through their CVs and ensures you’ll have capable, recommended clients as well as the security of a replacement guarantee.

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

How to Get the Most Out of Your Personal London Concierge/Assistant

If you took the time to read the entirety of the article, you would have noticed that the Duchess of Cambridge leads a life that is similar to that of a high-ranking executive with an unrelenting schedule. Luckily for her, she has several Personal Assistants to help her manage her responsibilities. Likewise, for CEOs of large corporations, having a personal concierge in London can vastly increase one’s productivity. By outsourcing several tasks to an Assistant, executives can free up more time so they could enjoy a business lunch or leave the office early and spend more time with their families. Indeed, The Harvard Business Review claims that having a Personal Assistant is “crucial to being productive”.

Saturday, 9 August 2014

Lifestyle Concierge to the Rich and Famous: Do You Have What It Takes?

If all this sounds exciting to you, then your dream job may just be within reach. As long as you have the necessary skills and connections with a reputable London concierge firm like SORTED, you can easily become a personal assistant to the stars. The thing to note is that the job of a lifestyle concierge in London is not at all like how the media paints it to be. Although you may have heard of a few cautionary tales, the reality as a whole is far different. Ultimately, it’s all about maintaining utmost professionalism while on the job.

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Becoming a Private Personal Assistant: Good Manners are a Must-have

"Good manners show care and consideration—qualities that not only create a favourable first impression but also help you establish good relationships. Above all, good manners convey respect and allow you to command it from others. Think of good manners or etiquette as a two-way street. Good manners are all about attitude, and your attitude towards others is as important as your training, experience, knowledge, and technical abilities. Far too many fail to realise that beyond one’s credentials, employers are apt to select those whom they believe will be the ideal long-term fit for their business family."

Monday, 14 July 2014

Overworked and under pressure? Employ a Lifestyle Management Assistant

Last year, 50 LinkedIn influencers shared the must-haves of their trade, and Business Insider posted an article about it. Many cited the latest professional devices, some mentioned medication, and a few others named downright weird objects. English business magnate and investor Richard Branson’s choice clearly stood out, however, because he cited his Personal Assistant. A great Assistant is a great asset, but it could be difficult to find a really good one. The good news is that a London concierge service can provide the Personal Assistant you need. The Assistant can manage your schedule for you to ensure you are doing everything that needs to be done. He or she can take care of your travel arrangements, social plans, and even look after your wellbeing. Here are two of the greatest benefits you will experience when you take on an Assistant.

Friday, 11 July 2014

A Professional Private Personal Assistant: More than Just an Employee

"According to SORTED Personal management, which provides assistants to celebrities and other high-profile clients, PAs function as the right hand and second brain of celebrities. They take care of all the little chores of day-to-day life, which can easily snowball into one big mess if left unattended, so their clients can focus on doing their job and spending quality time with their loved ones. Given the job, it takes a certain type of person to be a successful celebrity PA. Fortunately, companies like SORTED provide clients with career PAs who are carefully chosen for their skills and experience, and who remain loyal employees for many, many years."

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

Personal Concierge in London: A Viable Job for the Detail-Oriented

"Basically, a personal concierge can be considered to be the “lifestyle managers” of the rich, but very busy, people. Before considering a career as a lifestyle concierge assistant, you must also be sharp and quick to act, and diligent in taking down notes of all the details concerning your tasks. Another valuable reminder for prospective job seekers who are looking to enter the PA and concierge industry is to find reputable companies like Sorted Personal Management that have a large network of possible clients."

Thursday, 26 June 2014

Becoming an Executive Personal Assistant: is it really horrifying?

Some people need help carrying out their day-to-day activities. It may be because they need to focus on their career, or maybe they have a busy schedule or family life that is impossible to manage alone. These are the people who need a Private Personal Assistant in their lives.

You’ve probably heard a few personal assistant horror stories in the past, and some of them are completely true. Reading these stories, you may have thought that, given the chance, you’d never ever say “yes” to being an assistant to your favourite celebrity, even if they personally asked you to.

Don’t let the horror stories keep you from a job that you have the potential to thrive in. If you believe you can do it and know that you’ll like it, then it’s worth a shot.

Monday, 7 April 2014

The Perks of a Private Personal Assistant for Business Professionals

One of the special qualities of good personal assistants is their sharp sense of the type of events that you or your company can benefit from. Your PA can secure for you spots in business conventions and conferences that are relevant to your industry. They can further source classes, tutors, and other personal development activities that you may need at any given moment.

Ensures you have an enjoyable lifestyle outside work

Personal assistants know that work needs to be balanced by an enjoyable lifestyle. If you’re a high-flyer or a public personality, you may need celebrity personal assistant services from established agencies like SORTED that understands the special needs of public figures. Whatever floats your boat – be it sports events, dinner parties, exclusive clubs or pubs, or selective guesting events – your PA can keep the door open for you.

Friday, 4 April 2014

From Brunches to VIP Clubs: Where a PA or Concierge in London Can Help

Your Personal Assistants can help you on cultural immersions and night life experiences, as well. They can help sign you up with exclusive club memberships, get you prized tickets to sold-out theater, music, or sporting events, and draw up a guest list for a special occasion you plan to have. With their PR connections, they can also help you secure spots in anticipated movie premiers, establishment launches, and preferred lifestyle events.

Your private PA can help you with your social needs and interests. The lifestyle concierge services of a personal management firm like SORTED also offers assistance in planning special occasions and dinner parties as well as day-to-day chores for people with especially hectic schedules. The bustling life of London awaits the curious and the conquering spirit; if you’re such one living with a full plate o

Friday, 28 February 2014

Hiring Personal Concierge: What You Need to Know

With today’s smartphones and tablets, people can go online wherever they are, be it waiting in queue at the post office or having their lunch at the office cafeteria. Such multitasking activities are also common at home. In fact, according to research conducted by YouGov, 76 percent of U.K. consumers use mobile phones and tablets whilst watching their favourite TV shows.