What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Assistant in Las Vegas:
"How flexible are you?"
Two of the most important qualities necessary in this job, is the ability to be flexible and to be able to multi-task. Some days may be very routine while others are going to be packed with challenges and changes. Don't get to comfortable in a routine as it is bound to change. If you're flexible and able to go with the flow, your job will be much more successful.
Administrative Assistant in Providence:
"Be aware of the needs of our customers."
Always see anyone whom comes into the workplace as a future customer.
Administrative Assistant in Hayward:
"Communication Is Key."
Communication is very critical in order to succeed. Especially when working in a company where you need to wear many hats and fulfill different job duties. Also - when doing customer service you need to have patience and remember the customer is always right!
Administrative Assistant in Ripon:
"Working well with others."
You meet many different people. It is important to be able to get along with many types of people and to be polite and courteous.
Administrative Assistant in Akron:
"Work for the top executive at a local university campus."
Need to be open to new ideas and flexible, ability to think ahead for what may be needed; ability to put together a plan to resolve an issue or to start a new project. Be able to help Campus President, whether he is on campus or off-campus; in Ohio or traveling.
Be able to work with the management team, program chairs, or with any staff and organization on campus and report back to the Campus President.
Be able to read over contracts and highlight points for the Campus President to review.