What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Assistant in San Diego:
"Always Ask If Can Help Further."
Upon analyzing the company resources you have available to complete your tasks, you may assess - if you are a good problem solver - that you could probably steam line one or two processes. To bring these up to the boss, first ask if you can help further in a certain area. Then bring up your idea on creating a more efficient process with your boss, that is you and your boss could create this process together.
Administrative Assistant in Louisville:
"Make sure any and all job responsibilities are listed."
Make sure current and future job responsibilities are listed.
Administrative Assistant in Gardner:
Be very organized. Keep track of important dates and plan ahead of time. Keep notes on any issues that arise re; projects to avoid them next time.
Administrative Assistant in Scottsdale:
In the non-profit world I have found that pay/salary is usually a bit less than in the public sector. Also, some positions have benefits while others do not, so check out these details before applying for a job.
Administrative Assistant in Canton:
"My degree is not paying for itself."
Learn to multi-task because projects are always popping up. You learn to be a counselor, record keeper, calculating, spreadsheet making, payroll keeping, test giving, hiring and orienting genius!