Remote working opens up the talent pool: let’s go forward not back

Posted by Louise Ware on Sep 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Much has been said about remote working in the last few months. Does it improve productivity or diminish focus? Are employees more motivated or less inclined to work? Is it the new normal or a passing fad? Much less has been said about one of the key benefits of remote working: recruitment.

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Topics: Remote Working, Covid-19

The Future Assistant European Summit

Posted by Louise Ware on Apr 29, 2020 6:26:21 PM
 
FYXER is delighted to be speaking at   The Future Assistant European Summit  taking place next week. We are presenting at two sessions, Marie Short will be discussing what skills employers and clients are looking for and India Bulgin will be sharing tips on how to stay productive when working remotely.
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Topics: Executive Assistants, PA, Personal Assistant, Remote Working, remote assistant, FYXER

The FYXER Blueprint: managing your work, family and health through Covid-19

Posted by Archie on Mar 20, 2020 4:30:51 PM

With the unprecedented Covid-19 situation, executives are rightfully adopting new ways to look after their company and employees. However, juggling new responsibilities and ways of working with existing business demands can be stressful and time-consuming, so executives also need to think about how  to take care of themselves. 

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, Remote Working, Outsourcing, Covid-19, Coronavirus

The FYXER Blueprint: managing remote teams effectively during Covid-19

Posted by Archie on Mar 20, 2020 4:14:19 PM

No matter their size or industry, the coronavirus situation will affect each and every UK company with circumstances changing on a weekly basis. With no guarantee of when the situation will dissipate, the only certainty is that businesses need to adapt to survive. 

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, Remote Working, Outsourcing, Covid-19, Coronavirus

How to run a remote team during the Covid-19 pandemic

Posted by Georgina Langton on Mar 13, 2020 4:31:30 PM

So, someone in your office building has a suspected case of Coronavirus and you’re sending your team home to work remotely. How are you going to implement this to ensure business continuity?

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, Outsourcing

International Women’s Day: what has working for FYXER enabled you to achieve?

Posted by Archie on Mar 8, 2020 7:54:42 AM

In the 1960s, sci-fi films predicted the world would be threatened with robots, Martians and extraterrestrial predators in the 2020s. In reality, we are still faced with a more pressing threat: gender inequality. 

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, international women's day, Outsourcing

What are the benefits of Virtual Assistants working with in-house assistants?

Posted by Archie on Nov 25, 2019 1:00:00 PM

When it comes to executive support, many people think there is a binary choice between hiring an in-house EA and employing virtual support. In fact, combining the two can bring a number of benefits to your business. Our Fyxers, for example, perfectly complement internal support teams to enhance the productivity of an executive, their company and the assistants themselves. Here’s how. 

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, Outsourcing

How do Virtual Executive Assistants work with in-house EAs?

Posted by Archie on Nov 25, 2019 1:00:00 PM

In the modern executive assistance market, there is a common misconception: you either hire a full-time, internal assistant or you embrace a flexible, external solution. In fact, there is a third way; one which brings the best of both worlds. 

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Topics: Virtual Assistants, Executive Assistants, Outsourcing

10 things I’ve learnt over the last four years of using FYXER

Posted by Ben Branson-Gateley on Nov 4, 2019 10:34:32 AM

Ben Branson-Gateley, CEO & Co-Founder, CharlieHR

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The benefits of being a fully remote company: two months on

Posted by Richard Hollingsworth on Sep 24, 2019 3:49:45 PM

In August, FYXER closed the doors on the traditional office environment for the final time, becoming a fully remote company. Two months on, the change has already made a positive impact: bringing benefits to our employees’ working and non-working lives.

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Topics: Executive Assistants, remote assistant, FYXER, worklife, Virtual working, Digital Nomad