Administrative Assistant Jobs Forum

Get new comments by email
You can cancel email alerts at anytime.

Current Discussions (220) - Start a Discussion

bonqt1

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

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

Updated 22 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="blakelucas in Fayetteville, North Carolina"]Laura, The responses you have received to date are all good and offer alot of good...

Ceciliaa

Updated 26 days ago

Interview Questions / Answers - 23 Replies

Looking for an answer to the following question (I am applying for an Administrative Assistant position) Asides from income, what do you think you...

Hopeful Marie

Updated 27 days ago

Tired of Administrative Assistant jobs! - 230 Replies

Degrees are usually not required to become Admin Assistant, especially for a Receptionist position. I usually see 'previous relevant experience' or...

Admin to Analyst experience

Updated 28 days ago

College degree needed to be a secretary - 169 Replies

I wanted to share this story, I was a senior administrator for many years. I had to take on higher level work for the most part and I worked for all...

Struggling to Find a Full-Time Job

Updated 1 month ago

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work - 174 Replies

I'm glad to find another similar thread about getting out of admin work. For those who are harping on people's grammar and spelling, you're not...

aharry23 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

Looking for a job in Healthcare Administration - 31 Replies

I am currently going to school for my Bachelor's in Healthcare Administration. I have no experience in Administration work but I am a fast learner. I...

Vannasmom in Pell City, Alabama

Updated 3 months ago

Older Worker Seeks Employment - 77 Replies

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

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...

Gihan Katemtou in Burke, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Becoming an Administrative Assistant - 1 Reply

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...

Huff Contractors Inc

Updated 7 months ago

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

I agree with you all, But as a company we are having a hard time finding VETS. We are a small trucking company that is looking for a dispatcher and...

Nalda Jones in Deerfield Beach, Florida

Updated 8 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 9 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 9 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...

Ms Doppelganger in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 11 months ago

I've transitioned from Admin work, sort of.... - 4 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...

mona in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 11 months ago

Position - 1 Reply

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

mona in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 11 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...

Shingami in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 11 months ago

Goal Question During An Interview - 84 Replies

Okay, I'm in my 50's, actually 57 and been an admin for 10+ years except temping that last 2 years. Now going out for an interview and getting...

Georgia in Escondido, California

Updated 13 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 15 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 15 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 15 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

Make a few extra dollars online!

http://Job4Living.com/?ref=67048

Elizebeth in Bedford, New Hampshire

Updated 16 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 18 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)...

2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 19 months ago

Unfair Treatment on Job - 3 Replies

Working for company 1-3/4 yrs as admin asst in title, but do the work of an Ofc Mgr and then there is the physical work setting up meetings. My...

Alyson in Fort Worth, Texas

Updated 19 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 19 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 20 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 20 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 21 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 22 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 23 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

Updated 23 months ago

Administrative assistant promotion - best title? - 1 Reply

Definitely don't use anything with "clerk" in it. It's become kind of a colloquial hillbilly term these days. lol If Office Manager is not available...

Nitesh in Delhi, India

Updated 26 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

NEW FORUM/MESSAGE BOARD: Employment Depot

employmentdepot.proboards.com You can have avatars. You can have signatures. You can edit your posts. You can make use of smilies. You...

ShorthandSue in Harrison, New York

Updated 29 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 30 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 30 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 36 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 37 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...

Cheryl in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 40 months ago

Switching jobs to admin assistant - 2 Replies

I've been searching for a forum where people can offer advice and answer my questions on finding an administrative assistant job, and I'm hoping I...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 41 months ago

Where do I go from here? - 1 Reply

Hi! I graduated from college with a bachelors in History, 3 years ago. I currently am finishing up my MBA. I have been working as an...

yunalesca_guado in Chicago, Illinois

Travel Arrangement Tips?

I just got a job as an Executive Admin Asst for a start up. It's supporting a group of 4 plus any other people that may need help. They said a large...

Mia in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 50 months ago

Company Objectives - 1 Reply

i am an sr admin assistant and wanted to share ideas of yearly objectives that certain companies require from their admins. anyone who would...

Page:  1  2  3  4  Next »

What's great about where you work? If you could change one thing about your job, what would it be? Got a question? Share the best and worst about what you do and where you work by joining a discussion or starting your own.

RSS Feed Icon Subscribe to this forum as an RSS feed.

» Sign in or create an account to start a discussion.