Celebrity Personal Assistant Training

"Being a Personal Assistant is one of the most in-demand careers you can have right now."
By: Kym Smith
Oct. 15, 2008 - PRLog -- Each day, Xtra Pair of Hands receive dozens of emails from people seeking advice on how to become a Personal Assistant. In response to this overwhelming demand, we launched our personal assistant training workshop series. The success of the series has been phenomenal. Professional from all over the country attends the workshops.  It gives them the opportunity to dialogue with the panelists who consist of current personal assistants for A-list celebrities and other sports and entertainment industry professionals.

Xtra Pair of Hands, LLC has worked with many A-list celebrities, publicists, managers, entertainment attorneys and corporate executives. We incorporate all of our experiences in working with these celebrities into the workshop curriculum so novices can benefit from our successes and expertise.

The workshop curriculum covers everything needed to succeed in the field, including:

- Types of personal assistants
- Job descriptions
- Working environments
- Preparing a personal assistant resume
- Image, Style and Etiquette: Look your Best & Project Success
- Job requirements
- The hiring process
- Interviewing skills
- Role play exercise
- Negotiating salary
- The "hidden" job market
- Purchasing for the affluent
- Time Management
- Working together: The Assistant/ Celebrity team
- Managing the Households of High Profile Individuals
- How to make yourself indispensable
- Responsibility and Authority in your position
- VIP Travel & Security
- Building vendor relationships
- Tipping/Etiquette
- Confidentiality agreements
- Managing crisis
- Handling the Media
- Using technology to handle a To-Do List
- Current job openings

Included with the registration fee, workshop attendees also receive a 1-year membership to the National Association of African American Concierge, a certificate of completion, and priority consideration for open personal assistant positions and projects.

Attendees additionally receive a certificate of completion to present to prospective employers.

To register for the next workshop on October 25th, 2008, visit www.xtrapairofhands.com

Xtra Pair of Hands is a Personal Assistant Staffing Agency & Corporate Concierge Company located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Xtra Pair of Hands is a highly reputable, corporate concierge and personal assistant company dedicated to providing individuals and corporations with the highest quality of services. We cater exclusively to celebrities, corporate executives, small business owners, entrepreneurs and corporations by providing customized memberships.

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