Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Associate in Manassas:
"I work for several managers and can be overwhelming."
Make sure you negotiate the pay. I feel that I am over-worked and under-paid. This job has many responsibilities.
Administrative Associate in Athens:
"Take advantage of your opportunities."
If your job offers any personal development courses, it would be a really good idea to indulge! Get all of the education and training that you can while in your current job because no skill will ever be wasted, it will prepare you for the future! Also, networking is HUGE in this day in time. So, always be polished and professional, especially when representing your company. Try to always do more than is expected and your work will speak for itself.
Administrative Associate in Brooklyn:
"Access to Inter Agency Opportunities in title or promotional."
Willing to learn.
Willing to share ideas and be receptive to new ideas.
Learn how the department/company functions day to day.
Stay knowledgeable of policy and procedures.
Be respectful, courteous and cooperative to all.