Administrative / Office Manager Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Administrative / Office Manager in Honolulu:
"Payscale."
Negotiate for the highest pay possible since raises are difficult to obtain.

Administrative / Office Manager in Fayetteville:
"Work smarter not harder."
Don't reinvent the wheel...if it works don't fix it. Customer service with a smile.

Administrative / Office Manager in Shreveport:
Be alert, keep up to date on what you do.

Administrative / Office Manager in Greensboro:
"Accuracy before speed."
Accuracy and attention to detail are keys to success, but not micro-managing.

Administrative / Office Manager in Johannesburg:
"•Share your knowledge about the daily responsibilities, care."
Make your self available to learn always as the sky is the limit and make yourself employable.

Administrative / Office Manager in Paramus:
"How much work I would have."
Check out the complete details of the job. Talk to other employees about the boss and the job.

Administrative / Office Manager in Jacksonville:
"Hours."
Know your people and determine how each one can be motivated as an individual.