What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Assistant in Frankfort:
"State Government Not So Peachy."
This type of job is easier to advance in in the private sector. If you choose to take a job like this with the state government, plan to stay in that position without a raise or promotion for quite sometime until you have X-amount of years of experience in that specific field or you've obtained specialty training such as IT or management courses that would allow you move around in your organization.
Administrative Assistant in Sacramento:
"Treat Everyone The Same."
With today's technology, news (good or bad) and reputations travel 'uber' fast so treat everyone you come into contact with the same level of respect. Be patient when explaining things or learning things - everyone has different levels of understanding. Always treat your clients, bosses, co-workers, guests kindly. You never know who they know.
Administrative Assistant in Atlanta:
"That It Was Not Going To Be A Telecommute."
Make sure this is something that you plan on enjoying and that your skill set is strong.
Administrative Assistant in Austin:
"Be Prepared To Wear Many Hats."
This position is a high level administrative assistant position. It is not entry level. As the administrative assistant here, you will be expected to take on responsibilities that span every department. You must be comfortable with flexibility in your job description and with operating under quick deadlines while maintaining efficiency and accuracy.
Administrative Assistant in Boca Raton:
"Words To Help Your Career."
Pay attention to detail. Be proficient in Microsoft word and excel. Computer savvy. The customer is always right!