What is it like working as an Administrative Assistant?
Administrative Assistant in Seattle:
"You are the person that keeps things running smoothly."
Pros: What I like the most is that I don't have to take home any work stress, and I don't supervise other employees.
Cons: I completely dislike being micro-managed. I was hired for my intellect, years of experience and my skills.... Let me do my job my way as long as it is done quickly and correctly.
Administrative Assistant in Overland Park:
"High stress low flexibility constant multi-tasking."
Pros: My boss is great to work with. I feel appreciated in my role and I know I am important.
Cons: I feel with all the work I do I should be compensated more. In many situations I am doing approvals and pushing through projects that are at an executive level.
Administrative Assistant in Torrance:
"Work flexibility and free to learn."
Pros: Very laid back environment and everyone is friendly letting me to be able to learn lot from everyone.
Administrative Assistant in Riverside:
"Accommodating customers to work schedules."
Pros: Friendly customers and work environment overall. I like to interact with my peers and make decisions when no one else is too sure on what they should or shouldn't do.
Cons: The pay. It's hard to get around week by week on the pay that I receive for the amount of work I do.
Administrative Assistant in Salem:
"It's all about serving."
Pros: I love people or more accurately I love serving people. My position give me a great opportunity to serve every one around me. From upper management to our clients, I get to work with everyone therefore I get serve everyone.
Cons: It's easy to miss lunch or any break for that matter while helping everyone. 10 or 12 hour day can be made even longer by a barely there meal or a skipped meal.