What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Assistant in Dallas:
"Multi-tasking vs. Focus."
Be prepared physically and mentally. Come to work rested. Establish priorities and eliminate distractions.
Administrative Assistant in Fort Wayne:
Make your job your--take ownership. Always be ready to stretch yourself and be sure you are completely dependable.
Administrative Assistant in Aiken:
"Are there opportunities for advancement?"
Make sure your job have an upward trajectory and isn't stagnant. If there are opportunities for advancement, please take advantage of them. Be prepared to say no in a million different ways. Demand nothing less than excellence. Check, check, and triple check all of your work, especially the routine projects.
Administrative Assistant in Oklahoma City:
"Be a Go-Getter and never give up. Love a Challenge."
It will be a heavy load, but it can be rewarding. Always something to do.
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.