Designated’s Managing Director, Jane Braithwaite talks to HR Director Magazine, about the rise of the virtual assistant and how it can reduce stress and help you feel calmer in other areas of your life.

Designated clients have their say

Women On Boards’ Fiona Hathorn is just one of the senior managers interviewed in HR Director magazine whose working life has been transformed by her virtual assistant Christina.

“My PA has taken away a lot of the strain I was under,” says Hathorn. “She previously worked for high-level chief executives with busy jobs so she is very experienced.”

The article also features Sue Bailey, who owns Gateway Workshops. Sue says her PA, Hannah Smith, has taken a huge weight off her shoulders.

“It is so nice to feel that you have a professional looking after your daily requirements. She is proactive and works with me to make my day run smoothly.”

The Rise of the Virtual Assistant

Our very own PA’s; Christina Reilly, Camilla Hill and Hannah Smith are also interviewed.  They talk about how the varied and challenging role of a virtual Personal Assistant has enabled them to continue a successful career whilst also having flexibility to manage other commitments.

Read the full article here

The rise of the virtual assistant