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A Legal Secret, Inc.

Updated 19 days ago

Older Worker Seeks Employment - 68 Replies

[QUOTE who="Linda in Montgomery, Alabama"]I will be 67 soon. I would love to go back to work. I worked up until 2011 and company folded. I have...

no direction

Updated 23 days ago

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work - 118 Replies

I appreciate the advice, but it is so simple for people to sit back and tell you that you need to get a degree. That is so much easier to be said...


How can I get a Clerical role

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...


Updated 1 month ago

Best Admin Asst Advice - 100 Replies

My official title is "Executive Assistant" but in reality, I'm a babysitter, problem solver, mommy, punching bag, janitor, data entry clerk, and so,...


Updated 1 month ago

Relearning shorthand - 76 Replies

[QUOTE who="Tony Bellomy in New York, New York"]Dear Group, I am looking for an Executive Administrative Assistant who knows shorthand and can...

Sick of Admin

Updated 1 month ago

Need a change of career - looking for something new - 1 Reply

One suggestion I could make is to just try doing a job search in your area to see what's available. You never know what you might stumble across that...


Updated 1 month ago

College degree needed to be a secretary - 161 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kenjune in Okc, Oklahoma"]Reading all of your comments, suggestions, advice, and experiences about this field has caused me to have...

Ms. Doppelganger

Updated 2 months ago

Tired of Administrative Assistant jobs! - 172 Replies

Apologies for the typos... This forum could really use an edit feature....

AiMGnAHk --

Updated 2 months ago

Infinity Retail Solutions - 2 Replies

Infinity Retail Solutions is a marketing group that promotes Direct TV only in Costco stores for members. They provide excellent customer service...


Updated 2 months ago

Can I interview one of you lovely administrative assistants? - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Megan Y. in Laurel, Maryland"]Hi, I'm taking a few courses to get certified as an administrative assistant , and one of my assignments is...


Updated 2 months ago

I need to improve my English and I want to gain work experience I have a degree. - 2 Replies

hi i speak hindi ,panjabi ,english but my english is not very god & i need job allso plz tell me how can i emprow my english

Heidi Lee

Updated 6 months ago

Why is it hard for military veterans to find a job? - 63 Replies

[QUOTE who="SMC"]i just hope the President, or someone who care about veterans look at it, women veterans, veterans government is not happeing the...

iamflyingpig in Singapore, Singapore

Updated 7 months ago

Any on-line tutorials available for MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint? - 14 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...

lostinnyc29 in New York, New York

frustrated and need advice regarding the Administrative Assistant role

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...

Clem in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 8 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 9 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...

Anne O NyMous in Somewhere in, California

Updated 12 months ago

Goal Question During An Interview - 81 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...

Cheryl in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 13 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 13 months ago

Looking for a job in Healthcare Administration - 6 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...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 14 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...

Living and Learning in Pflugerville, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

What is the next logical step after admin? - 35 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...

Chrisk in Beverly Hills, California

Updated 15 months ago

Interview Questions / Answers - 41 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...

Doheny in Halethorpe, Maryland

Updated 17 months ago

criminal record - 34 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...

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 22 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...

KitCan in Charlotte, North Carolina

Updated 24 months ago

With this experience, where can I get a JOB? - 2 Replies

•Two years experience working for AZ D.E.S. conducting eligibility interviews, screening, and case management •Five years working for Municipal...

Karen in Denver, Colorado

Updated 25 months ago

Changes in Administrative Assistant field in the last three years - 22 Replies

I am presently taking an online course to be able to work as an administrative assistant and was given an assignment, requiring me to INDICATE SOME...

officespace in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

I'd rather be June Cleaver - we've gotten nowhere - unless females have gained the career they WANTED

Ok. The administrative assistant job is perfect for a sub personality with a domestic life desiring the same (i.e. Shades of Grey LOL)...I've dealt...

Susan Cox in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 25 months ago

Relocating to NC, looking for work - 44 Replies

I want to relocate from NYC to Wilmington, NC. I realize the salaries there are MUCH lower than in NYC, but how do I go about finding out what the...

tlgordon in Columbus, Ohio

Updated 26 months ago

Laid off.... still trying.. ready willing and able- can't get a foot in the door - 4 Replies

I hate to use the word "comforting" but realized looking through these - I'm not alone in this struggle. Laid off in 2009, I began looking the very...

tbirdsell11 in Rowlett, Texas

deferred adjudication

During my time working at the corporate office of a major retailer, I was charged with prescription fraud which is a 3rd degree felony. I was put on...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 27 months ago

I could use help on "phone handling", medical if possible - 4 Replies

I just got a temp job in an upscale surgical hospital that I really need to convert to a permanent position. Unfortunately, the first few calls I...

TracyD in Germantown, Maryland

Updated 27 months ago

Convincing others I can do the job! - 1 Reply

The role of Office Manager and Administrative Assistant can be very challenging, but at the same time when the requirements for the job posted simply...

need2chance in Griffin, Georgia

Updated 28 months ago

unemployed for 11 months - 79 Replies

I just want to say that I have been unemployed for 11 months, I know the economy is bad and trying to keep a positive attitude, but I have 15 years...

T.N. in Dallas, Texas

Updated 29 months ago

Others discriminated against by Monarch Staffing LLC? - 16 Replies

I am interested in finding out if anyone else has been discriminated against, in any way, by this temp agency in Springfield, PA. I'm posting this...

Penelopepittstopper in Bedford, United Kingdom

What should I do in this situation? should I continue as I am and not say anything

In February I joined an agency after having been made redundant. I then was sent for an interview at a factory for PA to Project Manager. The Project...

Anne O NyMous in Somewhere in, California

Updated 29 months ago

What is it like being a secretary? Pros and Cons. Should I do the 1yr or 2 yr program? Is it a good career choice? - 3 Replies

Any other advice or comments will be appreciated. I am 20 years old btw. And I'm sick of working in factorys and fast food places!

Mary Katherine in Los Angeles, California

Questions about EA interviews

I've been looking for 6 months after my temp to perm job went nowhere after 18 months (hiring freeze). My resume is stellar - it gets compliments...

TAz in Brooklyn, Maryland

Updated 31 months ago

Administrative Assistant with TS/SCI??? - 2 Replies

Anyone know what the salary would be for a college graduate with a TS/SCI who is applying for an entry administrative assistant position in the...

GiGi in Jonesboro, Georgia

VA interview for a term education claims examiner NTE 2 years

Help----Any advice out there for military Vet taking a Term position with the VA NTE 2 years. My spouse just got an interview with the VA that is...

AdminTemptooLong in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 33 months ago

Laid Off and then found work -inspiration for other's - 2 Replies

I was laid of in 5/09 from a major corp. admin. job where I made good money, about 70K most years. When I lost my job I started looking immediately,...

WynixQueen in Marblehead, Massachusetts

Updated 33 months ago

MS Excel: How proficient is proficient? - 5 Replies

I am thinking about becoming an AA, and have been working on my skills in MS Excel. I was wondering if the experienced Administrative Assistants out...

Vasso in ThessalonĂ­ki, Greece

How can you contribute as an admin assistant? What will you bring to the job?

Hello everyone, I'm completing a job application for an administrative assistant position. What would be the best answer to this...

pete in Brewer, Maine

Are office assistants in Maine all female?

I am a male executive assistant who used to work for a large firm in New York City. I moved to Maine five years ago and have had no luck getting a...

MnD in North Sioux City, South Dakota

Updated 36 months ago

Unemployed too long - 15 Replies

I've been unemployed since February when i was laid of with over 300 others. I've been searching relentlessly to no avail. I have over 20 years...

Denise in Rochester, New Hampshire

Updated 36 months ago


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...

neknek in Talladega, Alabama

Looking for Employment in the Raleigh/Durham Area!!!

I am an experienced admininstrative assistant. I have applied in every area possible in the Raleigh/Durham Area including the Durham Public School...

Hannah in Los Angeles, California

Updated 37 months ago

Relentlessly Seeking Employment - 45 Replies

This December will mark five years since I've been unemployeed. I never thought that I'd see the day where being out of work would turn into years. ...

Pam in Cromwell, Connecticut

Updated 38 months ago

need math to be an administrative assistant? - 4 Replies

i was just wondering if you need any math to be an administrative assistant and what kind/

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