The End of the Medical Secretary? We don’t think so!

An article by Des Spence, a full time GP and a columnist in the British Medical Journal has called for Medical Secretaries to be phased out across the NHS, saying that “there is no justification for PAs within the NHS … Continue reading

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What Is A Virtual Assistant?

A Virtual Assistant, or VA, is someone who works independently and remotely to provide professional administrative support for a business. VAs are called upon as and when they are required, usually by small businesses, and often provide support in a … Continue reading

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How To Create The Perfect CV

Creating the perfect CV need not be hard work! We’ve come up with some CV tips to help you write a CV that employers will take notice of. Remember, a CV is your first chance to show potential employers how … Continue reading

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Need For Multi-Lingual Secs And PA’s On The Rise

I suppose we should have seen it coming. The minute the economy showed signs of coming back to life, London’s jobs market cracked open. We’re back in business! What does that mean in practical terms? Well, one of the first … Continue reading

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How To Become A Secretary In The UK

A secretary in the UK is usually an office-based administrator tasked with supporting managers and executives in fulfilling their roles through the provision of back-office skills. These skills will include the ability to touch type (typing without looking at the … Continue reading

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Shamed by your job and lack of social status?

If you’ve ever been ashamed to reveal what you do for a living in any social setting, maybe we can save you from a future of constant embarrassment. Our Course Advisors meet countless numbers of intelligent men and women who … Continue reading

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Pitman Training Are Going On Tour!

Throughout September, the Pitman Training team are going on tour armed with a brand new career app and some fantastic prizes! The campaign is designed to supercharge the UK’s workforce after shocking statistics revealed that 27% of young people in … Continue reading

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Meet the team – Kim Middleton

                                          What is a typical day like in your job? I currently work across our four training centres, splitting my … Continue reading

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Legal Secretarial Careers – Which sector is for me?

Legal Secretaries play a key part in the running of any law firm and a career as a Legal Secretary can often mean an attractive salary and exciting day to day experiences. Whilst a Legal Secretary’s tasks are similar to … Continue reading

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Working As a PA – And How to Reach The Top

A career as a Personal Assistant requires hard graft, flexibility and fantastic skills, and that’s just to start with! You’ll also have to be ready for anything. A PA’s job role is varied and can change by the day, so … Continue reading

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