What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Administrative Coordinator in Plano:
"That there was no upward mobility."
Be sure that there is room for advancement and significant pay raises along with other perks; bonus, vacation/sick leave. Ask for a review every year and make sure someone notices the effort you put into your job. Make sure you are punctual and put in a full days work. Don't allow your personal life to get in the way of job performance.
Administrative Coordinator in Tacoma:
"My true rate of pay and position salary cap."
Make sure to get your position pay, and salary cap before considering the position.
Administrative Coordinator in St. Louis:
"Responsible for 45+ budgets, human resources, payroll, grad."
Be a self-starter, know systems, learn, learn, learn.
Administrative Coordinator in Carlsbad:
"You will not grow, professionally or financially."
Know the path you are taking and make sure it's the right one for you.
Administrative Coordinator in Rantoul:
"Be prepared to be self-taught."
You won't receive a lot of hand holding to learn this job, and much of what you will end up doing is hand holding and teaching to others who reach out to you for assistance.