Now that COVID-19 restrictions are beginning to ease in many parts of the world, businesses and their workers are returning to a world of work that has changed irrevocably. Lockdowns and social distancing mandates forced employers and employees to adapt to a very different way of working. With life returning to normal but many workers resistant to the idea of returning to the office full-time, what can employers expect to face when trying to get their business back on track post-pandemic?

Tiger has been keeping a keen eye on the changing landscape, keeping abreast of trends and speaking to candidates…


Many of us find that to grow and progress in our life and work, we need to undertake personal and professional development. But what does personal or professional development actually mean? And what do you need to do to put a development plan in place? Read our guide below to find out!

What is personal and professional development?

While we’re covering both personal and professional development in this article, they aren’t the same thing. However, your personal and professional development plans should go hand in hand and align with each other.

Professional development encompasses everything to do with progressing your current role or career in the…


Chapman Freeborn are experts in private jet travel, and during the pandemic are continuing to ensure that all their clients arrive at their destinations in a COVID-secure environment.

Private air travel has numerous benefits, and some of these are relatively new on our radars. Historically, it has been comfort, luxury and a premium service that attracted us to this way of travelling, but nowadays we have a new set of priorities. …


At Tiger, we started recruiting for private PAs alongside our business support PA recruitment many years ago. At that time, the concept of a person requiring a ‘right hand’ to help manage their private life was alien to many. Since then, the demand for private household and family office support has grown, which led us to establish our private recruitment office in 2016. Private PA recruitment is now a staple of the division, and the role itself is a recognised and respected profession — one which offers career progression, opportunities to travel and a varied range of duties.

The difference a private PA can make

The fundamentals…


Having a PA job is no walk in the park! You must be extremely efficient and be thinking ten steps ahead of your boss. Acting as a second brain for your principals, much of the time you’ll adapt your working style to match theirs. Some may wish you to organise aspects of their personal life, asking you to complete such tasks as paying bills and organising family holidays, while others may only require professional support.

Whatever the situation and principal, you must be prepared for all circumstances and ready to pre-empt the next move! …


Are you an HR professional looking for guidance when it comes to creating your return-to-office plan post-COVID 19? Our Head of Marketing and Communications, Coralie Fernando, interviewed Rebecca Siciliano, Managing Director at Tiger, on how we’re planning for Tiger’s return to the office.

In the interview, they discussed how Tiger is approaching the return to the office post-pandemic. They discuss the main concerns for our employees, the importance of conducting employee feedback surveys and risk assessments and how important communication has been throughout the process.

Q & A

We’d love to learn a bit more around your pandemic response from an operations and…


Recruitment of any kind presents a fantastic opportunity to refresh a team, job function or business culture. That being said, it’s not uncommon to feel some trepidation at the start of your recruitment journey. The process can take time and in a candidate-short market, you may need to shortlist multiple times before securing a suitable candidate. This is where working with an experienced recruiter can help.

PA recruitment, particularly, is unique as the cultural fit plays such a significant role in ensuring a candidate’s success. A personal assistant works so closely with their managers and team that it’s crucial to…


If you’re a business owner or manager who has come to the point where you need extra support, a virtual PA may be the ideal solution for you. Even though it makes sense on paper, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic where the majority of office workers are working remotely, the prospect of hiring virtual assistants can be daunting, as there is an aspect of anonymity that can put some employers off. You’re putting your trust in somebody who you probably won’t meet face-to-face. …


For both novice and seasoned interviewers, interviewing for a technical position can seem daunting. If your company is looking to hire a specialist in-house, it may mean you’re in the position of hiring for a role you know little about. If you find yourself in this position when hiring a software engineer, the below guide will help you get the best out of the experience.

What is a software engineer?

The first thing you need to do in preparation for conducting the interview is to understand the role of a software engineer. Software engineering is a segment of computer science that focuses on building and…


As the UK reopens and people return to work, organisations and governing bodies have worked on tools to help everyone get back to work safely after COVID-19. The focus of returning to work will be to control the risk of transmission of the virus. Safe working practices must be in place to protect employees and give everyone peace of mind.

One of the key things business owners, HR professionals and employees should do is conduct a risk assessment. A return-to-work risk assessment post-COVID-19 will be similar to a general risk assessment. …

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