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Administrative Assistant

Secretary, Administrative Assistant or Administrative Professional?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 06.26.2014 | Business
William B. Bradshaw

Through the years, I have met other secretaries who do not have their own cards, but this was the first time I had been given that explanation for not having one. What she said really bothered me -- implying that being "only a secretary" she was not important enough to have a card.

Major Craigslist Ad FAIL

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy

UPDATE: The post was, indeed, a hoax. A pretty funny one, we have to admit. Sotheby's, the New York City-based auction house, has a reputation for ...

Just Give Me a Regular "Secretary"

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 06.22.2013 | Business
William B. Bradshaw

Administrative Professionals Day will be observed nationwide on Wednesday of this week, April 24. Originating in 1952 and called National Secretary's...

The Top Job For Women Hasn't Changed In 60 Years

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 02.02.2013 | Women

If you were asked to picture the average working woman in the 1950s or early 1960s, chances are you would picture a secretary -- think Mad Men's Joan ...

The Networked Administrative Professional

Jasmine Freeman | Posted 07.14.2012 | Business
Jasmine Freeman

"It's not what you know but who you know that makes the difference." Have you heard that line before? It's true in the sense that the person who activ...

It's Time To Thank The 'Pam' In Your Life

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 04.25.2012 | Small Business

In offices everywhere, today's the day to thank the most important person in your life -- your administrative assistant. April 25 marks National Admin...

PHOTOS Secretary: The Rise And Fall Of The Office Wife

Lynn Peril | Posted 08.05.2011 | Books
Lynn Peril

For over a century now, secretarial work has been extolled as a wonderful career opportunity for women -- and excoriated as dead-end busy work. Both characterizations are true.