Based on 1,124 responses, the job of Secretary has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.8 out of 5. On average, Secretarys are highly satisfied with their job.
Q: What is it like working as a Secretary?
Be mentally and emotionally sure it's what you want to do. Make sure there's room for growth within the company you choose. Always be prepared and organized as you my be asked to complete a task on a short schedule. Be confident in your ability to do the job you have chosen.
"Sometimes it better to not over extend yourself."
The more you do the more that is expected of you, try to stick within your job spec unless you are interested in branching out. If so outline all criteria, terms and pay before commencing with works.
"I love the work. The pay and atmosphere is awful."
Pros: The job alone, is great. I love the invoicing and dealing with customers.
Cons: The atmosphere and pay rate.
"Love job, not enough money."
Secretary in Jasper:
Pros: Our campus's is gtreat,
Cons: I feel the pay is too low.
Secretary in Alden:
Be precise on duties from the start.
"Room for growth."
Secretary in Pretoria:
I wish I had known that all promises to develop me would never happen and that the skills levy deducted from me would not work for me in terms of developing my career. I wish I knew that there was no HR department physically in the company but instead a contracting labour company handling all HR issues. Had there been an HR department, there would be proper handling of performance reviews as well as salary reviews.
Secretary in Cape Town:
Pros: I love medical aid billing. Sending off orders. Arranging venues. Printing. Scanning. Drawing up reports.
Cons: The stress is too much. There is no structure. Doing A bulk load of work that is not in my job description.