What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?
Administrative Assistant in Markham:
"Calm And Friendly Office."
Pros: Everyone is friendly, my boss is very nice and understanding, also close to home.
Cons: Boring, un-fulfilling and does not align with my interests.
Administrative Assistant in Moncton:
Pros: Working on presentations.
Editing and giving my thoughts on a subject.
Organizing meetings, lunches etc...
Cons: Answering the phone.
Doing other peoples work.
Only 2 weeks vacation.
What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Assistant in Guelph:
"Give an Employer an Inch, They'll Take Your Life."
Find an alternate career...something that makes you happy.
Administrative Assistant in Kitchener:
"Lack of Benefits."
This is an excellent job if you enjoy working with patients. It is, however, not good employment for building a pension or if you are the main 'bread winner' of the family. Most physicians pay much less than the average wage for a two-year college certificate.