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How can I become a personal assistant or social secretary without having already been one?

I'm not looking to be an assistant to a celebrity or anything. Currently I am the Executive assistant to the CEO and VP of a company. I enjoy what I do but I really enjoy the days when i'm more of a personal assistant than an executive assistant. None of the placement firms want you without at least 2 years having already been a personal assistant already. I have all the needed demonstrated skills except the in home experience. My resume is solid, I even have steller ref's but I can't get an agency to look at me and all reply's to postings end up at an agency. Any idea's?

Asked By: mahkat929 - 12/21/2006
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Are you getting through to the agencies? I would suggest that you send a photo and personal note to the hiring agency in addition to just your resume. Remember that is it just that type of thing you will have to do to execute your job... More
Answered By: kramerdnewf - 12/21/2006
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Never be afraid to say, "give me the job... it will be the best decision you ever made." Have confidence. You can do it.
Answered By: just me - 12/21/2006
 
persistence an unwavering stubborn commitment - do not give up until you have tried at least 7 times!
Answered By: On It - 12/25/2006
 
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