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Shingami

Updated 5 hours ago

I hate being an admin assistant - 1 Reply

Right there with you! I 'fell' into that job after taking typing and some filing courses in high school. It was easy to get those kinds of jobs back...

Public health Academic

Updated 3 days ago

Looking for a job in Healthcare Administration - 36 Replies

[QUOTE who="Joe Earl in Raleigh, North Carolina"]Try nursing homes and assisted living admin. Our seniors need someone to care for them. The...

Iraebenysrael@*****.***

Updated 10 days ago

Unfair Treatment on Job - 4 Replies

Central maintenance cleaning company is a non equal opportunity employer. In 2006 I had to pay a fine for someone leaving a drug in my car. The fine...

K

Updated 12 days ago

Goal Question During An Interview - 85 Replies

[QUOTE who="Rich in Hinsdale, Illinois"]Mary in Tampa: Don't mention working for a church . Churches take anyone who works for free--in other words,...

LaShawn

Updated 14 days ago

Tired of Administrative Assistant jobs! - 231 Replies

I have commented before on this post. I agree with others about starting their own business. I have gone through training to be a life coach over...

Coreen Amerman in Long Beach, California

Updated 1 month ago

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work - 180 Replies

As mentioned in a previous post I too am tired of doing administrative work. I've been an admin. for sixteen years and I am fed up with the high...

Ursula in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 1 month ago

Older Worker Seeks Employment - 84 Replies

I I find it more diffucult to find work because I am 55 years old work

Shingami in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

I've transitioned from Admin work, sort of.... - 6 Replies

Hello - I wanted to post and hopefully encourage some of you. Although I haven't completely left administrative work, I went back and got my...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 2 months ago

How to get experience to be an Administrative Assistant? - 1 Reply

How to get hired with no experience as an Administrative Assistant? Where do I start to look for jobs? What if you don't know how to use excel...

Syltre in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 3 months ago

Becoming an Administrative Assistant - 2 Replies

Hello, I will be graduating within a year with a BS in business management and I am interested in gaining some administrative experience. I have...

Martha in Seattle, Washington

Updated 7 months ago

College degree needed to be a secretary - 170 Replies

Why is a college degree needed to be a secretary/receptionist/typist? What ever happened to life experience and good old fashioned common sense? I...

meghanin in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin

Administrative Professionals: What certifications, training, professional development have you completed?

I am a student nearing graduation in the Administrative Professional associate degree program at Moraine Park Technical College in Wisconsin. I am...

Chris91 in Eagle, Wisconsin

A Business Management degree, IT certificate, volunteer experience...still nothing

Hello. I thought I would type out my situation on here and maybe see if anyone could offer any advice for me. Back in 2010, I graduated from high...

bonqt1 in Normal, Illinois

Almost 60 and definitely stuck

I was so glad to find this thread! I have been doing clerical/administrative work for 40 years, and talk about being sick of it! Trust me, it gets no...

aqtaka in San Jose, California

Education vs Experience

I'm currently at a point in my life where I'm leaving my LVN job and trying to find another career. I enjoyed the administrative part of my nursing...

Samantha in Bradford, United Kingdom

Updated 9 months ago

What is the next logical step after admin? - 37 Replies

I am a great admin, no doubt about it. But, as with most in the profession, I am sick of it. I'm sick of being a babysitter, travel arranger, party...

Ceciliaa in Calgary

Updated 9 months ago

Interview Questions / Answers - 22 Replies

After 11 years of supporting one executive at one company, I'm now searching for a new position. I have a list of questions to ask a potential...

Stephanie Grams in Canton, Ohio

Canton, Ohio Nonprofit

I'm pulling my hair out trying to find a full-time nonprofit position in the Stark County, Ohio area and/or within 20 miles in any direction. I have...

Huff Contractors Inc in West Harrison, Indiana

Updated 15 months ago

Why is it hard for military veterans to find a job? - 70 Replies

Hello everyone, I am a 28 year old Army Veteran who was just Honorably Discharged from the military after 8 years. I worked in the Human Resources...

Nalda Jones in Deerfield Beach, Florida

Updated 17 months ago

I need to improve my English and I want to gain work experience I have a degree. - 1 Reply

I came to united States a year ago I am a legal resident, I have a degree in Business Administration with a specialization in marketing,I have...

markmain in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Updated 18 months ago

criminal record - 32 Replies

I worked as an administrative assistant for 8 years until I had an almost life ending car accident in 2002. I have recovered almost completely, but...

Georgia in San Diego, California

Updated 18 months ago

Quitting the admin life to become my own boss - 4 Replies

I quit my job as an office girl for the last time last year and started my own business. After eight years on and off working my way up from...

mona in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 20 months ago

Position - 1 Reply

Why is it so hard to find a position in the state of Georgia!

mona in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 20 months ago

Why are resumes still requested in Word format, rather than in PDF formats? - 52 Replies

I'm just wondering about this, because I have had bad experiences where someone would request my resume in Word format, and then literally 'steal' my...

Georgia in Escondido, California

Updated 22 months ago

Best Admin Asst Advice - 114 Replies

For those willing to take a moment to answer a few inquiries, I am soon to enroll in an administrative assistant program and would greatly...

kodraper in Bronx, New York

Updated 24 months ago

Age discimination? - 1 Reply

I am a 61 year old swf and was laid off my job of 5 years over a year ago. Shortly after they hired about 8 younger ladies, one of which was doing...

uberlurker1 in Everywhere

Updated 24 months ago

Starting a Career - Administrative Assistant - 8 Replies

I have recently decided to make a career change. I am currently a highschool teacher and have decided that being an administrative assistant is more...

Oldschoolmelody in Sacramento, California

Updated 24 months ago

How to keep a log or journal, when very busy - 2 Replies

I've heard many times that I should keep a log or journal of whatever my boss communicates to me as well as anything else that may need to be...

Oldschoolmelody in Sacramento, California

Admin Asst lost & confused

Hello, I've been a Admin 15 yrs. I've worked for companies that were so bad, so brainwashing that I hated every second but on the flip side the last...

Erica B in Newark, New Jersey

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Elizebeth in Bedford, New Hampshire

Updated 25 months ago

BONNEY STAFFING CENTER in Portsmouth, NH - AGE DISCRIMINATION - 4 Replies

Do not go to Bonney Staffing and waste your time. They AGE DISCRIMATE BIG TIME. Have had nothing but excuses from them as to why they will not...

forenzavue in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Been out of the game going on four years now...

I was previously employed as an Executive Assistant/Transcriptionist at a mental health facility for 19 years, then I resigned in 2012 to become a...

Alyson in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 27 months ago

Fresh out of College - 1 Reply

I've studied special education at BGSU for 3 years but I got my degree in individualized studies. What are some good opportunities (besides teaching)...

Alyson in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 28 months ago

Need a change of career - looking for something new - 2 Replies

Does anyone have any suggestions as to where and who I would go to for ideas of changing what a do for a living. After working as a legal assistant...

Angela in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 28 months ago

frustrated and need advice regarding the Administrative Assistant role - 1 Reply

Hey everyone, I've read alot of the posts on here and you guys always give great advice. Im hoping someone on here can guide me in the right...

Indeed not in Indiana, Indiana

Updated 29 months ago

Discouraging... - 6 Replies

Got another rejection...this time from one of the hospitals on one of the 11 positions for which I applied. These rejections are getting old REAL...

Joe Gagill1 in Key West, Florida

Updated 29 months ago

Job Search Blues - 2 Replies

I am in my early 40s with 20+ years' experience as a medical transcriptionist and admin assistant. I also earned an Associate's degree in 1992 in the...

TigerLily in Brook Park, Ohio

Applied for an administrative job, was offered a housekeeping job...

Applied for adminsitrative position, was offered a housekeeping job... I have several years of administrative experience and recently graduated from...

sran0123 in New York, New York

Updated 30 months ago

Boring at work…. - 1 Reply

I am working as administrative assistant for 2 years at this company. My office is small only 5 people are working here. Well, pretty much I have...

DH in Homewood, Illinois

Updated 31 months ago

How can I get a Clerical role - 1 Reply

I am losing hope. I desire to get a administrative clerical type job. I was in a program which trained me in the Microsoft Office Suite,they gave me...

Scarlettt in Ontario

Updated 32 months ago

Administrative/PA role, new job! - 4 Replies

I have just started a new administrative/PA role within a business I am still learning. I have a lot of previous admin work and believe I thrive...

Sick Of It All in Santee, California

Updated 32 months ago

Administrative assistant promotion - best title? - 1 Reply

Administrative assistant promotion - best title? Recently there are talk about getting a promotion at my work. My supervisors position is being...

Nitesh in Delhi, India

Updated 35 months ago

Any on-line tutorials available for MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint? - 2 Replies

I will be testing Friday afternoon and would like to brush up on some of the seldom-used aspects of each of these programs. I know that the...

Suburban Girl in Illinois

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ShorthandSue in Harrison, New York

Updated 38 months ago

Relearning shorthand - 50 Replies

I haven't used shorthand in many, many years and got pretty rusty at it. What would you suggest as the best way to improve and basically relearn...

AiMGnAHk -- in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Updated 38 months ago

Infinity Retail Solutions - 2 Replies

Be careful about applying for jobs with this company. I did and went to a three hour interview that took at least a day off of my life, only to find...

Sylvia in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Updated 39 months ago

Can I interview one of you lovely administrative assistants? - 2 Replies

Hi, I'm taking a few courses to get certified as an administrative assistant, and one of my assignments is to interview an administrative assistant....

Clem in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 45 months ago

Does anybody know how to print consective dates on Excel for each page printed out? - 2 Replies

I hope you guys could assist me here. I just started a new job as an Admin Assistant and I feel like I'm not up too speed with all the tasks given...

rose in Fairfax, Virginia

Updated 45 months ago

Administrative Assistant - 175 Replies

Why every one is calling themselves Administrative Assistant, from a HS degree to a Masters degree in Administration. We don't have secretaries any...

Nina in Lowell, Massachusetts

Career Change from Admin Assistant II after attaining Business Degree

I have 5 1/2 years working as an Admin II and I have an Associate in Business and Help Desk Analyst Certified, currently working on my BS in...

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