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Bluetea in Texas

Updated 50 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 59 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 60 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 61 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 62 months ago

Relocating to NC, looking for work - 43 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 63 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 63 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 64 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 64 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 65 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 66 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 67 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 70 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,...

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...

MnD in North Sioux City, South Dakota

Updated 72 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...

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 74 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 74 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/

Dana Muoio in Simi Valley, California

Updated 74 months ago

Don't want to be adminitative assisted anymore. - 4 Replies

I hate being administrated assistant. How can I start a new career immediately? I can't afford to take a break from work to go back to school.

Admin in Baltimore, Maryland

Updated 76 months ago

Something I've noticed about Admin Assistant jobs lately - 1 Reply

I've been looking for a job and noticed that 99% of admin assistant jobs require being the receptionist also. why is this? It use to not be like...

lrm in Randallstown, Maryland

Updated 76 months ago

What more can I do to stand out above the rest? - 18 Replies

I have been on several 2nd or 3rd interviews that look promising, being in the "top 3 or 5" and then end up not being the one they hire. I have a 12...

apgtoocooll in Van Nuys, California

Why makes someone stand out more than others when the qualifications are right there?

Does anyone have any suggestions. I sure would like to know

dds in Rockville, Maryland

Updated 76 months ago

ISO a job - 3 Replies

I was recently laid off at a law firm in DC. I was there for 4 years and was not given a severance package. I have 20 years of legal...

newbie in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Administrative Assistant and typing speed

I am new to New York and about to start job hunting. My question is that are AA's tested on their typing speed. I have worked in the Legal Field as a...

eleanor draughn-parker in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 77 months ago

Getting back into workforce - 17 Replies

I am semi-retired but am bored out of my mind. I want to get back into the workforce and have excellent experience as an administrative...

deanna in Austin, Texas

Updated 77 months ago

Interview Preparation - 65 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming administrative assistant interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and...

PollyAnn in San Leandro, California

Updated 79 months ago

SINGLE PARENT SEEKING RE-EMPLOYMENT - LAID-OFF.. . not easy when you can't divulge you're desperate - 1 Reply

If you've been laid-off over a year, an employer seeking to hire now finds fault with this, even though you have been diligent in your job searching...

MJO in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 80 months ago

Admin. running personal errands - 19 Replies

I have been with a company for about 4 months now. I was hired as an Admin. Assistant, my 'official title' to those outside the company ranges from...

Sue in Derwood, Maryland

Updated 80 months ago

A Honest living - 1 Reply

HELP! I have been seeking employment for a couple of years. Because my work history is nil (licensed Realtor and Appraise) for 20+ years, no one is...

United we stand, Devided we fall ! in San Diego, California

Wages do not match job descriptions

Which one are you? Office Clerical Support, Payroll Department, Data Processor, File Clerk, Receptionist, Supplies Coordinator ? Oh that's right! It...

saied moradi in Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Updated 82 months ago

How do you handle stress? - 3 Replies

I have had this question come up and I am not sure if I really gave them the right answer or the best answer. How do you handle stress? "I put...

nancy duckworth in Morganton, North Carolina

tired of hearing we get back to you .

i am sick and tired of employes asking me about my age that does not have any thing to do with my experience of legal assisnant/parageal.substance...

Karen Porter of The Effective Admin in Savannah, Georgia

Updated 82 months ago

Goals for Admin Asst - 3 Replies

hi, what are the goals of a admin assistant?

tattwo in Charlotte, North Carolina

Is there anyone on this forum that enjoy being a AA or EA?

I have read numerous thread about how AA or EA's are treated like crap, underpaid, etc. It's somewhat discouraging. I'm trying to get out out the...

AdminRckStr in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 82 months ago

Need a bussiness correspondence (a letter, memo or short report) - 1 Reply

Nothing fancy just need to critique it for a class I'm takin for Admin. Assistance. Any type of document will work thank you.

AdminRckStr in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 82 months ago

technology or people what is more important??? - 1 Reply

Of the various information system elements, do you believe that technology or people are more important?

AdminRckStr in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 82 months ago

How do you get your first administrative assistant position? - 1 Reply

I have a bachelor's degree in the liberal arts. I can type and am a fast learner. How can I break into this field? I have only retail management...

NicholeCD in Lowell, Massachusetts

Updated 82 months ago

RHI - 2 Replies

Anyone have any experience with Robert Half/Office it legitimate??

TINY MOTHATEGO in Gaborone, Botswana



chelsea in Grand Blanc, Michigan

computer hardware and software

what computer hardware and software is used to carry out job duties and responsibilities.

chelsea in Grand Blanc, Michigan

Retention and disaster recovery process

What programs have you found best to use?

Linda in Greeley, Colorado

Updated 84 months ago

Is an "at will" company fair? - 1 Reply

I use to love what I was doing, but situations at my job caused me to feel other wise. I am unemployed right now, but it is a blessing in disguise...

me in Cromwell, Indiana

Updated 84 months ago

Bogus job postings - 2 Replies

The Optima Consulting firm is no more than an agency trying to get people to enroll in school. They claim to represent a company but after a few...

Kingsley in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

Nigerian Employment.

Is it possible for a Nigerian who is living in Nigeria to get employed outside Nigeria with less STRESS? I have never met or heard any story about...

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