The PA Awards 2019 in association with The African PA Magazine, looks to celebrate Personal Assistants from across the region. This time heading towards West Africa, we are looking to honor remarkable Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Secretaries or Administrative Assistants and recognize those who lead by example and inspire those around them!
The PA Awards 2018 East Africa will recognize and reward outstanding talent, diligence and
commitment of the administrative that leads their companies to optimal performance.
This award is exclusively for Personal Assistants and Executive Assistants in East Africa i.e Kenya
Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.
In business or personal contexts, we as the Office Professionals are the people who provide services that relieve his or her employer from tasks that are associated with managing one’s personal and/or business life. We assist with a variety of life management tasks, including running errands, arranging travel (e.g., travel agent services such as purchasing airline(more…)
Virtual assistance has become more popular in the past decade and especially due to the sophistication of technology. We now have our variety of needs being met by processes or applications but not all needs will be met hence still the need of an assistant. A virtual assistant no less. Having
being a PA for over 30 years now and my dream was to one-day work for myself, be in control of my own time, spend
less time travelling to and from work – time which could definitely be used more productively and yet earn a living doing what I love to do. After being retrenched at the end of 2015, I felt that this was the gentle push I needed to go into doing what I enjoy doing and what brings a smile to my face every day. One of the areas I on as my own business is virtual assistance. Once I started researching how to go about getting started as a Virtual Assistant (VA) and how it worked, the more I like the idea of doing it.
A friend of mine (let’s call him Kwasi), after performing well in his high school exams, received an invitation to study law at a top university in the country. His parents were ecstatic, and so was he at the time. As he puts it, he was only 18 years old and didn’t really know what was important to him or what he wanted to do with his life, and so he went ahead and studied(more…)