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Vintage_lover in Boca Raton, Florida

Updated 56 months ago

Interview Process - 23 Replies

I have been on an interview in October for a position close to home. Initially they told me that they had 2 other candidates and would be making a...

Laid off in CT

Updated 56 months ago

Former Administrative Assistant Desparate to Change Fields - 5 Replies

I am definitely in a scary spot and would appreciate any constructive advice. I have been on my own since the age of 16. The only jobs available in...

Mary Beth in Berkeley, Illinois

Updated 56 months ago

Better or worse - 1 Reply

Having you been getting more or less interviews in the past few months? I have not seen that many jobs that I want to apply to recently. I have...

Laid off in CT

Updated 56 months ago

Gotta see THIS Ad for administrative Assistant - 24 Replies

We are looking for an admin assistant. Pay is $6-$10 per hour. Email experience. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT---NEW HAMPSHIRE *...

Henrietta in Decatur, Georgia

Updated 56 months ago

Job Market - 51 Replies

Why is it so hard for employers to hire older adults? Instead, they rather hire younger adult with no life experience much less job experience. Also...

Jossie Wassly in Anaheim, California

Updated 56 months ago

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification - 2 Replies

Hi everyone, I wanted to know if anyone has this certificate? If so, has it helped increase your salary and or position? Thanks, Brandi

tjtjtj in Brooklyn, New York

Salary Requirements

Most employers want to know your salary requirements when you apply for a job online, some even state that without salary history they will...

Mary Beth in Berkeley, Illinois

Updated 56 months ago

Valuable Administrative Assistant Links - 16 Replies

Here's some links that I use all the time and find valuable: Plain language law dictionary http://www.duhaime.org/dictionnary.shtml ConvertPlus...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 56 months ago

Why do Employers repost ad - 4 Replies

I have recently went on 2 interviews for separate companies and I have noticed that both of them were reposted online. I was told asked at the end...

Janice Schoenfeld in Farmington Hills, Michigan

Interviewing

It seems like employers and employment agencies who see my resume posted online are "impressed" with it, or so they tell me. They want me to come in...

lgrm2009 in Spring, Texas

Updated 57 months ago

How Many Interviews to get a job? - 1 Reply

I realize it is tough for everyone in this economy. Have any Administrative Assistants out there had many interviews or second interviews? It seems...

supriya s in Bangalore, India

Administrative

As I had completed my Diploma in Commercial practice i have the working experience in the Administration i need my carrer to be brightful so,...

Rufus Quail in Las Vegas, Nevada

Personality in the workplace.

When starting a new job as an admin in a professional office, how should one act?

DENISE in Hartford, Connecticut

EXTERNSHIP

I'VE GRADUATED FROM FOX INSTITUTE IN A MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAM AND I NEED TO COMPLETE MY 180 HOURS. IM REAL NERVOUS ABOUT BUT I NEED TO DO IT IN...

valentina in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 58 months ago

whose unemployment benefits have expired or are about to expire? - 2 Replies

I’m a reporter at SmartMoney.com, and I'm looking to interview laid-off individuals whose unemployment benefits have expired. I’d like to find out...

Dave Lobato in Bronxville, New York

Updated 59 months ago

Why are resumes still requested in Word format, rather than in PDF formats? - 50 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...

dovelet in Saint Louis, Missouri

Updated 60 months ago

Is it appropriate to apply for an administrative assistant position if you're from out-of-state? - 1 Reply

I am having the hardest time finding a job in my town, and I really need to move away. My problem is that I haven't been able to find a job anywhere...

Jessjkb84 in Reno, Nevada

New mom needs work

Im Jess I'm 24 years old and a new mom of a 7 month old. I was let go last year when I was about 7 months pregnant. I decided that it wasn't that...

Karen S. in New York, New York

Updated 61 months ago

first day of work.. what should I do? - 6 Replies

Hi everyone, I will be starting a new job as an administrative assistant at a day center next week. The day center looks after people with...

laurel groh in tampa, Florida

why are vietnam era vets having such a hard time finding work?

It seems to me that the discipline and loyalty you learn in the service makes you less employable in tampa. I've been out of work for five months and...

jackie wildner in Cliffside Park, New Jersey

Ideas?

Has anyone experienced submitting annual objectives during their review period? This was never required from my previous company and I was hoping...

Paul in Englewood, Colorado

Updated 64 months ago

Administrative assistant interview questions? - 1 Reply

Some Administrative assistant interview questions?

jackie zack in Greenwich, Connecticut

Updated 65 months ago

Dressing for an interview - 6 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...

Mary inTampa in Tampa, Florida

Updated 67 months ago

Need to come out of retirement - 3 Replies

Although I took early retirement three years ago, I am now looking for a part-time clerical job in the NYC area. I find I am bored out of my mind...

Quantasa in Bronx, New York

Updated 67 months ago

Job Seekers - Blast out your resume to 1000's of Recruiters/Employers - 2 Replies

Job Seekers - Blast out your resume to 1000's of Recruiters/Employers If you are looking to blast out your resume to thousands of targeted...

Dubious in Coeur D Alene, Idaho

Need for Admisistrative Assistants?

Hello everyone, I seem to be at a crossroads in my career right now. I'm currently going to college to be a counselor and I'll be ready to transfer...

ck in San Clemente, California

Updated 68 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"...

MoonPi

Updated 68 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 68 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 69 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 69 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 69 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 70 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 70 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 71 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 71 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 71 months ago

How to save website links and passwords in Outlook? - 5 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 71 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 72 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 72 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 73 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 73 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 74 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 74 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 74 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 74 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 74 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...

Patricia in Ottawa, Ontario

Updated 74 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...

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