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ck in San Clemente, California

Updated 110 months ago

Phone Interviews - 2 Replies

I had a phone interview with a company that I'm very interested in. The staffing person said she will still be screening calls on Mon and Tues and...

DEA in Arlington, Virginia

Careers Branching From Administrative Assistant Position

I work in the Drug Enforcement Administration as an Assistant Drug Deterrence Program Coordinator but it was shortened to "Administrative Assistant"...


Updated 110 months ago

Jobs listed on websites - 6 Replies

I have my resume out there on alot of job websites and companies in my area. I dont apply to all but just the ones I'm interested in and know that I...

Indeed Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Updated 110 months ago

Accounts Payable/Inventory/Data Entry - 1 Reply

I have been unemployed for just under a year. Just separated from husband; need full-time hours; trying to get 16-year old daughter to college

Scott Holloway

Updated 110 months ago

Been looking for work in Palmdale - 1 Reply

I have been looking for work for a few weeks now and i have not had any response. I have relocated from the valley to palmdale i need employment my...

Ruthie in Woodstock, Maryland

Updated 111 months ago

Minute-taking - 16 Replies

I see this in job descriptions more and more. I absolutely abhor minute taking and swore I would never take another job with this task. Does anyone...

Ruthie in Woodstock, Maryland

Updated 111 months ago

Administrative Assistant - 7 Replies

I have had no luck trying to find a part-time job, although I am certainly qualified. Does anyone know how I can put myself out there more?

Kathy in Elkhart, Indiana

Updated 111 months ago

How do I ask for a chang of job title? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone, I hope some of you with more experience can give me a little help. First, a long story (sorry). I was hired from temp to the AA...

Silvia in San Antonio, Texas

Updated 112 months ago

what is an Administrative assistant - 4 Replies

Can you please tell me the work, duties and the functions of an Administrative Assistant

michael carthy in Sayreville, New Jersey

coping with monetary pressures

With the economy in flux,decisions and careers are impossible to select on a logical basis so just toss a coin and hope for the best

shotomide kehinde ariyo in Satellite Provider

Updated 112 months ago

searching for work - 3 Replies

Dear Sir/ma I have been searching for work, perhap driving in anycase, i am a gruadate of texxtile design/graphic at yaba college of technology,...

bodll in Canton, Ohio

Updated 113 months ago

Parlegal - 14 Replies

I have a Paralegal Certificate, what good is it if no one will hire you without experience? Do anyone know an office that is willing to take a...

s in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 113 months ago

How to save website links and passwords in Outlook? - 4 Replies

Is there anyway to save a list of websites links, user names and passwords in Outlook so I can save and update them and other people can view and...

Bevie in Albany, Georgia

Updated 113 months ago

jobs - 1 Reply

Just moved to Albany,GA from Land O Lakes,Fl I have been looking up and down for jobs in Medical Office Specialist/front desk etc where are they? I...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 114 months ago

What Are Some of the Biggest Changes in the A.A Field? - 1 Reply

I'm interested in the A.A field and am taking an online course. One of the questions posed is what are some of the changes that have taken place in...

T in Garland, Texas

Updated 114 months ago

Rosetech Householdname - 7 Replies

Has anyone applied for a job with this company? Does anyone work for this company? Looking for information.

kim in Columbus, Ohio

Updated 115 months ago

How do recruiting agencies work? - 2 Replies

I'm in a spot. Have been searching for work for several months and have also been working with a recruiting agency. I know that the client...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 115 months ago

Shredding Documents - 1 Reply

Hello All, I have recently started working as an Admin asst and one of my projects is to get rid of old records.We have a shredder in the office...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 115 months ago

Organization Questions During Interview - 2 Replies

I am nearly done earning my two-year degree as an Administrative Assistant and am looking for a job. On my last interview I fumbled on the questions...

KR in San Francisco, California

Updated 115 months ago

Finding out how to balance working for 6 people in 3 different departments while attending college. - 3 Replies

I joined a family office as an admin asst. and my major in school is Paralgeal. I have been with the company for 8 months now and trying to balance...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 115 months ago

Conferences geared to the assistant - 2 Replies

I recently received a brochure for a conference for assistants and the cost is about $1,600 for a weekend conference. The topics are really good and...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 116 months ago

Temp Jobs - 1 Reply

I have been approached by head hunters or recruiters that found my resume online for temp positions. I really dont want to work temp but they...

tee in Maple Shade, New Jersey

Updated 116 months ago

From temp to perm - 3 Replies

when is it ok to ask a potential employer that you are temping for if you are being considered as a potential candidate? It's going on four months...

admin in Bay Area, California

Updated 116 months ago

Dressing for an interview - 3 Replies

I am 57 years old and getting out there interviewing again for an admin job. I live in the bay area and its getting very hot here. Is it old...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 116 months ago

Mentoring - 1 Reply

As an experienced assistant I have found it fulfilling to mentor the younger or less experienced assistant. I started a blog for this reason as...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 117 months ago

Administrative Professionals' Week - 5 Replies

What is everyone doing for administrative professionals' week? Our office is hosting a breakfast and our bosses are serving us. We will also get a...

Sarah in Waynesboro, Virginia

Updated 117 months ago

Executive Admin Job - Software company in Virginia - 2 Replies

We have an opening for an Executive Assistant who is organized with great written and spoken communication skills, open & outgoing personality, and...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

As an Admin Assistant, do you feel that you are valuable to your organization?

I find many of the admins I've worked with don't seem to see themselves as valuable to their organization. It's just a job or I'm overworked and...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 117 months ago

What do you like about being AA / What do you least like about being AA? - 3 Replies

Just want to know

Jodith Allen in Bellingham, Washington

Updated 117 months ago

Want so badly to go back to work - 3 Replies

I lost my job because my boss was charged with harassment and they demoted him and I was left with no position. I've been looking since November. I...

Jodith Allen in Bellingham, Washington

Updated 117 months ago

Starting out... - 15 Replies

How did you get your start doing administrative assistant work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

tina4545 in Pembroke, Georgia

Updated 118 months ago

Administrative Assistants - Start Making Real Money - 10 Replies

Let me start this discussion with one question. Do you love your job as an AA or do you hate it? If you love it, this conversation will only be...

Anne in Littleton, Colorado

Updated 119 months ago

Finding meaningful employment - 2 Replies

I migrated to the US from Jamaica in 2004. I worked as an Executive Secretar for most of my working years, but have been havin difficulty finding...

Erin in Westminster, Maryland

Updated 119 months ago

Can I do the job -- admin education - 1 Reply

I have a graduate degree in a non-business field, and have decided on a change of careers -- moving toward business management but starting in...

santisam50 in San Deigo, California

Updated 120 months ago

Quick Books - 2 Replies

I see more and more employers are requiring knowledge of Quick Books. I never studied bookkeeping and am not really that good with numbers. Would it...


For those willing to answer a few questions for my homework assignment

What are your roles and responsibilities? What skills and qualities do you need in order to be successful? What types of technology changes...

Working Mom in Huntsville, Alabama

Updated 120 months ago

Show me the money... - 27 Replies

What are typical administrative assistant salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in...

Marie in San Bernardino, California

Updated 120 months ago

Is translation included in the job scope of admin assist. ? - 1 Reply

Hi, I am new in this job field. I want to know "Is translation included in the job scope of admin assist." ? Thank you for your...

Paul Anderson in Kirkland, Washington

Updated 120 months ago

Experienced in diverse job history - 10 Replies

I have 2 degrees and it seems like most of the administrative assistant jobs only require HS or GED and several years expereience. I have a great...

Frankie in Keokuk, Iowa

Updated 120 months ago

Pregnant going back to work.... - 3 Replies

My family and myself relocated due to my fiances relocation of employment. Iam just about seven months pregnant but actualy not that noticable....


Updated 121 months ago

Legal Administrative Assistants in the house? - 1 Reply

Hi everyone!! My name is Anne-Marie and this is my first post!! I'm a LAA and I was wondering if there were any fellow assistants that post in this...

SouthernPAer in Media, Pennsylvania

Monarch Staffing LLC

Has anyone else experienced discrimination (of any kind) by this temp agency?

barama6 in Hazlet, New Jersey

Updated 122 months ago

How do you sign on behalf of the Exec VP? - 5 Replies

So the Exce. VP's two assistants are out and he asked me to write a letter and sign it on behalf of him and he rushed out... so do I have his name...

mean27bd@*****.*** in San Francisco, California

Updated 122 months ago

PowerPoint - 2 Replies

Having taught myself PowerPoint but never using it in a practical application, I was wondering how you go about actually producing a presentation:...

Samantha in New York, New York

Updated 122 months ago

Throwing a Holiday Party - 1 Reply

I am about to cater a small office holiday party for 40 people or so. We are going to use our main conference room. I was wondering if anyone had...

nina in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 122 months ago

Flower etiquette - 5 Replies

Is there a flower etiquette rule regarding when flowers can be taken from the main lobby of the building at the end of the week? We alternate between...

nina in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 122 months ago

How do you access o/ folders in Outlook? - 3 Replies

I can access my work email from home, but I haven't figured out how to access my boss's contacts/calendar in Outlook, even though I have permission...

bill in Newark, New Jersey

Updated 122 months ago

Typical Duties - 4 Replies

I have been a admin assistant at 3 different jobs now. First I feel like the title of admin assistant is just a fancy term for secretary in some...


Updated 123 months ago

filing - 3 Replies

I'm an AA for a Director of a department and he has stacks of manilla folders on top of his filing cabinet. Is it my responsibility to file these? ...

Jan in Birmingham, Alabama


One thing about being an admin that isn't good is the amount of competition in this field, such as clerical. I think it is very easy to learn...

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