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Job > Administrative Assistant

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work

Thanks, Mary! It can be done, but I think having good support (from family, friends, and boards like this one) is very helpful in transitioning away from that field.

2 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work

Oops! When you *discover* your own resilience. See, I went back and proofed my copy for errors. Eek!

2 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work

...Now for the best news! I decided to pursue a lifelong passion for writing and editing. I applied for contract work as a proofreader for a publishing company and GOT IT! I mean ...

2 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work

...She emailed me back within a couple minutes, telling me to call her instead the next morning and don't come in. When I did, she said I had effectively "abandoned" my job ...

2 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work

Well, I have an update: I am no longer an EA or admin! Life has a strange way of pushing you where you really want to go when you least expect it.

Several months ago, I had ...

2 years ago
Job > Administrative Assistant

Escaping the Female Ghetto that is Administrative Work

@Destined4More ~ I am right there with you. I have a bachelor's, I make a very nice salary, and I've been doing this for 13 years now. I have always worked in the finance sector ...

3 years ago