Administrative Assistant Advice

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

Administrative Assistant in Dallas:
"Looking back knowing."
It's a thankless position in any company where you are expected to wear multiple hats and do everything while everyone ignores you until you're gone and they need something. Pick another line of work.

Administrative Assistant in New York:
"Who would train."
Hire in time for previous employee to train.

Administrative Assistant in St. Paul:
Customer Service with a Smile!

Administrative Assistant in Newbury:
"Wear many hats."
Be flexable.

Administrative Assistant in Virginia Beach:
"I had known what a great team environment it was."
Do your best and do not be afraid to ask questions.

Administrative Assistant in New York:
"Does not pay well."
Do not plan to make a career out of working here.

Administrative Assistant in Houma:
"Public scrutiny."
Treat all customers with dignity and respect. Always follow up. Do not be embarrassed to say you don't know; but always research the answer and get back to the customer. Rule No. 1: The Boss is always right. Rule No. 2: When the boss is wrong, refer o Rule No. 1.