Insights from Sidekicks

We bring you the latest research, advice and stories from the experts in support.

The Monday Meeting: Capstar

Let’s be honest; the market is crowded with companies who promise to make our lives easier. As a professional Assistant, are any of them actually worth your time? In a bid to find out, each Monday we’ll be interviewing a different supplier from our Little Black Book on the Sidekicks website. We’ve called this series…

The Monday Meeting: Miss Jones PA

We are often asked by both Assistants and clients whether we can recommend a particular supplier; whether it be a great restaurant, reliable chauffeur service or excellent florist. Most Assistants will have their own ‘Little Black Book’, just like we do – lists of trusted suppliers whom we know personally, have dealt with time and…

The Monday Meeting: Henchman

Let’s be honest; the market is crowded with companies who promise to make our lives easier. As a professional Assistant, are any of them actually worth your time? Let’s be honest; the market is crowded with companies who promise to make our lives easier. As a professional Assistant, are any of them actually worth your…

A Guide To The Perfect Interview

So – you’ve reached interview stage. Firstly, congratulations! You’ve done so well to get this far, and that is a huge achievement in itself. You might think you’re at the mercy of your interviewer now, but let us tell you something: people don’t do well in interviews because they are lucky, they do well because…

A Guide To The Perfect CV

A Guide to The Perfect CV  The first place to start when looking for work is your CV. The letters CV stand for curriculum vitae, which roughly translates in Latin as ‘course of life’. It is designed to be a summary of your experience, skills and education. In the US, France and Canada it is…