What's New at DeskDemon in April 2007
Hi there,

Welcome to the April issue of What's New @ DeskDemon, your whistle-stop tour of all the latest features on the largest website in the world for Executive PAs and secretaries. At DeskDemon we're always looking for ways to give you more of what you want, when you want it, where you want it - so let us know what makes your job tick! Just take a moment to fill in our annual survey, and help us to help you by providing the best tools and services for your professional life.

If we've learnt anything at DeskDemon in the years we have been supporting you, it's that PAs are serious about their careers. Equally, we are serious about offering the very best in web services for our users. That's why we enjoy coming with you on your career journeys, constantly looking for ways to help you perform at your peak.

So, What's New at DeskDemon?

With no-nonsense articles on beating the blues, correct conference calling and retiring your fax machines, and offers to win everything from M&S Vouchers to a trip to Cuba (yes, a trip to Cuba!), this issue of What's New @ DeskDemon is a must-read!

Discounts and Special Offers with BusinessConnections

Budget BusinessConnections is a free, no contract car rental loyalty scheme for small businesses. Once registered, as a PA you'll qualify for a 5% discount on each rental booking, free upgrade vouchers for the first five rentals, plus other special offers and competitions.

To register for Budget BusinessConnections, click here and enter BCD number G978500 to get this offer.

Win a Trip for Two to Cuba with Esselte

Win a fabulous two week holiday for two and enjoy the sultry samba rhythms, the Caribbean sun, and the sandy beaches of Cuba, thanks to the time saving Leitz 180 degrees lever arch files from Esselte. And even if you don't win the holiday, there are fifty runners up prizes of an MP3 player. So at least you'll be able to listen to samba at home!

DeskDemon's 2007 Management Support Role Annual Survey
DeskDemon Survey

Wow! We've already had some fantastic responses to our annual survey which have given us a fascinating insight into your worklives! Thanks so much to those of you who have sent us your thoughts on jobs, training, and future ambitions. But it's not too late to add your views on what's important to you now and for the future. Just complete our survey and you could win an Olympus Digital Camera, or one of our twenty runner-up prizes of a £10 M&S Voucher. Don't delay - do it today!

Are you our next 'Day in the Life Of' PA?
Day in the Life Of

Who wasn't impressed by Emily Robe, our most recent "Day in the Life" PA? It takes nerve to step back into the workplace after a career break, and like many women returners, Emily discovered that her skills needed updating. She is currently romping through those certificates, to get back up to speed. We really enjoy reading your Day in the Life stories, and we're always on the look-out for more true-life tales. So get in touch! As a small thank-you for your time, we'll send you a £10 M&S Voucher.

Here is the news!
News Alerts

Need to keep up to date with the business world? Want to know what's happening to support staff and management assistants right now? Don't miss the DeskDemon News Alerts. Specially tailored to give you the latest news, our ten top News Alerts are regularly updated to keep you in touch. Make them your first stop every morning!

Make your conference calls a success
Conference Call

With more of us than ever using conference calls to replace meetings, it pays to know how to get the best out of this multi-way communication. In his excellent feature Arindam Chattopadhyaya explains the essentials of good conference call etiquette. Make sure you check it out!

10 Principles of Positivity
Woman looking sad

Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by negative thoughts? Then you need to take on board the message from our key motivational feature this month. Many of us don't realise that we are in control of our thoughts, and can break that cycle of self-doubt and low self-esteem. You'll discover that you too have the power to change your outlook - to say YES to positivity and NO to negativity!

Is it gold watch time for your fax?
Fax Machine

When did you last use your fax machines? Is it time to bid them a fond farewell and retire them? Take a look at our handy office guide giving you the lowdown on what to consider when taking your fax machines out of service, and how to maintain a seamless contact with your clients.

Aries Time
Ysanne - Aries

Aries is an interesting time for us all. There are a number of changes taking place. This period, ending on April 20th is one of realignment and transformation. Find out what Ysanne, our resident astrologer, can see for you in the coming month.


Now you're up to date on what's new at DeskDemon for April! Take care, and we'll see you in May!

All the best,
The DeskDemon Team
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