Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

PAs Seek Internet Revenge on Bosses

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

PAs Seek Internet Revenge on Bosses

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Byline: GEORGINA LITTLEJOHN

A WEBSITE is giving personal assistants the opportunity to vent their frustration about bosses without revealing their identity.

The site, called www.pasecrets.com

, includes anecdotes from the public and private sectors posted by PAs fed up with employers' behaviour.

The homepage describes it as "an online retreat from the day-today grind and an opportunity to vent for those being told to make coffee, wax their bosses back or to 'do that dance again'."

Anecdotes include the boss who told staff to walk twice as fast to and from the lavatory to increase productivity and the executive who caused panic when he "lost" his car - only to remember he had cycled in that day.

Boardroom secrets

. "My boss has 'lost' his car on four occasions. Twice he realised he'd cycled in, once he lent it to a colleague and today he parked it in another bay."

. "My boss was off to Elton's party and borrowed an amazing dress from Roland Mouret for the evening. …

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