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Simunye Trading Construction
Simunye Trading Construction: Unemployed youth win contract to build homes

Arc Skills sees its prize students start their own company, win their first big contract and create job opportunities for 100 young people.   Arc Skills, the world’s first lifelong learning company, is celebrating the success of some of its formerly unemployed students after the company the students formed, Simunye Trading Construction, won its first […]

Growth Mindset
What is a Growth Mindset and why does it matter?

Administrative professionals find themselves in a very peculiar place in the industry today. All this talk of the 4th Industrial Revolution and jobs being on the line can be so frightening because you’re expected to prepare for something that’s yet to be fully defined.  What impact will this have on your organisation? More importantly, what […]

Futureproofing Yourself: Enjoying Longevity in your Career

Gone are the days where the main requirements for administrative professionals are solely to type documents and answer phones. In a constantly evolving world, one needs to have a varying array of skills, to have a long-lasting career. Acquiring new skills and planning your development for the future is what’s known as futureproofing yourself. Futureproofing […]

Transition from a Personal Assistant to an Executive Assistant
How to make the Transition from a Personal Assistant to an Executive Assistant

The job titles ‘Personal Assistant’ and ‘Executive Assistant’ are often used interchangeably as many professionals regard it as the same. Yet there is a distinct difference between the two positions. In fact, career driven personal assistants should aspire to become executive assistants as it’s the pinnacle of the administrative profession! We have some valuable tips […]