What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Assistant in Dallas:
"Looking back knowing."
It's a thankless position in any company where you are expected to wear multiple hats and do everything while everyone ignores you until you're gone and they need something. Pick another line of work.
Administrative Assistant in Virginia Beach:
"I had known what a great team environment it was."
Do your best and do not be afraid to ask questions.
Administrative Assistant in Houma:
Treat all customers with dignity and respect. Always follow up. Do not be embarrassed to say you don't know; but always research the answer and get back to the customer. Rule No. 1: The Boss is always right. Rule No. 2: When the boss is wrong, refer o Rule No. 1.
Administrative Assistant in Lebanon:
"A degree is important for promotion."
Be active in following through on tasks. Ask plenty of questions. Find out why things are done a specific way, it may be important!
Administrative Assistant in Waukon:
"Perks and valuable skills."
You must have great communication skills. You need to know the Building Contractors in the area along with real estates businesses. Knowing the townships in the County is a must. Know the setbacks for building structures. Computers skills with data entry a must.