Administrative Assistant Advice

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

Administrative Assistant in Rockville:
"Organization is key to success in this position."
Be willing to learn, and flexibility is a must. Also, further your education for advancement.

Administrative Assistant in Longwood:
"Ability to advance."
Determine in advance the policy on pay based on experience and work load. My current employer does not do annual reviews or raises.

Administrative Assistant in Oklahoma City:
"Pay scale."
I wish I knew that I was worth more money than what I have settled for.

Administrative Assistant in Jackson Heights:
"12/hr shifts daily for 6 days a week."
The time working gives you a lot of knowledge, learn as you go.

Administrative Assistant in Chicago:
"Job security."
Understand all expectations and skills required.

Administrative Assistant in Albany:
I would have the new administrative assistant understand that there seems little growth in this organization. One must make a way where there hasn't been a way before.

Administrative Assistant in West Palm Beach:
"Have Integrity."
Either you have integrity or you don't - If you have integrity, nothing else matters, and if you don't have integrity - nothing else matters. Work hard, stand up for yourself, and be firm, fair and consistent.