How to be a PA: A practical guide to becoming a super-efficient Personal Assistant

By (Author) Maria Fuller


#1 Best-seller in the UK, its THE book for Personal Assistants, Executive Assistants, Administrators, and Back Office Support. ‘How to be a PA’ is an invaluable leaning and development tool, packed full of educational PA tips, industry advice and office insights, for anyone starting out, or already employed, as a PA.

Written for PAs by a highly experienced (CEO level), Executive Assistant, this book will become your ‘go-to guide’, improving your PA skills, confidence, and career prospects. Content includes:

• What makes a great PA?

• Professional diary management

• Why diary management is so important

• Business travel and accommodation

• Outlook calendar settings for PAs

• Planning and organising meetings

• Checking attendee availability

• Scheduling etiquette

• Venue finding

• Business networking for PAs

• Your LinkedIn profile

• Professional associations

• Keeping a PA bible

• Booking meetings and accommodation in London

• Meeting terminology

• Issuing a meeting invite

• Climbing the PA career ladder

Bursting with images, screen shots, checklists, and templates, ‘How to be a PA’ is a remarkable source of information and advice, which you will refer to time and time again.

“This book will equip you with the skills you need to succeed, in today’s competitive office environment”. Amazon US Reader

“Why spend $$$ on a PA course when you can get your hands on the essential information instantly?” Sandrine, Legal PA, Paris

“This is an excellent book. I found it very useful, and would recommend it to all administrative professionals”. Krishna Horner, PA, London

The outdated role of Secretary has ramped up into Personal Assistants, Team Leaders, Virtual Assistants, C-Suite Level EAs and Business Assistants, so get ahead in this challenging yet rewarding sector and benefit from reading ‘How to be a PA’.

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