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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The day has finally arrived. Four years after we started shaking up the executive assistant market, I’m excited to announce that FYXER is becoming a fully remote company.
If I’m honest, protecting the environment and leading a healthier lifestyle are not the top two reasons I love working for FYXER (the extra two hours I get back in the morning and the option to keep my jimjams on all day win those prizes). However, I have recently been thinking about how much lower my carbon footprint is because I work from home, or ‘remotely’ for use of a better word.
Approaching the end of 2017, I knew it would soon be time to leave my 11-month-old daughter at nursery and head back into the ‘professional world’. No more days at the park, baby sensory classes, catching up with other baby mamas for lunch, or just having cuddles with my tiny pal on the sofa. However, I also knew I wasn’t ready to leave her and more importantly, she wasn’t ready either.