A Quarter Mile Down Holborn, Chapter 2

Franklin  felt like he took a slug to the stomach. “You get to see a lot of blood in this line of work,” He thought, “but not usually coming out of someone you used to be sweet on.” Her body … Continue reading

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Professor’s Negativity Spurs On Entrepreneur

“The back alleys of under-achievement are littered with the bodies of students like you!” thundered my crusty old professor. The tears stung my eyes before rolling down my cheeks and onto the page. “I’m not having that,” I thought and … Continue reading

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Erika Liked Mondays

Unlike other people, Erika loved Mondays. And not just because it was her day off. She worked in an Oxford Street department store in what her supervisor called “The beauty business.” But she knew it was just flogging perfumes. “Point, … Continue reading

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To The Swift The Spoils!

If you want deluxe education, think off-peak! There are two peak periods in the world of education and even though Pitman Training in London and Manchester doesn’t work to traditional term times, they still experience a surge in enrolments during … Continue reading

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She’s Coming Back!

Dave put down the phone and thought his heart would burst with joy. Denise had called. But let’s start at the beginning. The cardboard skeletons rattled against the windows in the draft and the rain bounced off the yellowing windowsill. … Continue reading

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Megan Felsing: Executive PA Course

I came to Pitmans when I had just started University and was unsure about the course I was studying. So many people had told me about Pitmans and the wide range of courses they offer, including my grandma who took … Continue reading

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Make 2012 the Best Year for Your Career

It happens to the best of us – a career slump. But wallowing in self-doubt with a “can’t do” attitude isn’t going to get you anywhere! Sometimes we all need a little motivation, which is why our courses are designed … Continue reading

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Why Training Courses Could be a Great Gift to Yourself

It is already coming up to that part of the year. Soon it will be time for you to dig out the festive decorations, hang the tinsel and prepare for Christmas. The run up to this period can be frenetic … Continue reading

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Legal Secretaries – Ensuring Law Offices Run Smoothly

The legal secretary is one of the most important people in a legal office. It can be an extremely rewarding position, ensuring that an important legal office is always running smoothly. Like regular administrative assistants, legal secretaries’ daily duties include … Continue reading

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What Does a Personal Assistant Do?

Being a personal assistant can be an incredibly rewarding career, ensuring the smooth running of a huge number of businesses from the ground up. If you are considering embarking upon an executive PA course, it’s important to understand what the … Continue reading

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