Handling a Busy Clerical Work-Life Balance

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Work-life balance is a big topic of discussion among both employers and employees right now. In today’s hyper-connected world of cell phones and instant internet access, many people feel that work is bleeding over to non-work hours far too often. As a clerical or administrative assistant, your role is to help a company remain on… Read more »

Asking Interview Questions to Land the Job

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Your one job as a candidate is to impress the hiring manager and get the offer. But how exactly do you do that in a system that is designed to pit candidate against candidate in a series of interviews? The best thing you can do is prepare, learn about the company, and ask questions of… Read more »

What Employers Are Looking For on Administrative Resumes

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A qualified administrative assistant is the backbone that holds a company together. However, many of the administrative resumes that cross hiring managers’ desks are bland and repetitive. How can you stand out as an administrative assistant without sounding overqualified? Here are some of the top achievements and requirements that employers are looking for on resumes…. Read more »

Why Winter is the Perfect Time for an Admin Job Search

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You have probably heard that the holidays are a slow time for business hiring. It can be frustrating to take a several week break in December especially when you’ve been on the job market for a while. However, this advice is somewhat outdated. It isn’t that companies aren’t hiring this time of year. The real… Read more »

Why Networking is Crucial for Admins

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Administrative assistants often view their job as “behind the scenes,” but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Admins represent their executives or businesses to the company’s customers or the public in many cases. Networking is a skill that everyone — especially administrative workers — should cultivate, even if they think they won’t need to… Read more »

3 Easy Tips to Get Shortlisted for an Admin Job

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Are you in the market for an administrative assistant job or other office support role? How can you stand out among your competition? There are a few easy ways that you can showcase your skills and prove that you are the right solution to the company’s problems. Here are three tips that can land you… Read more »