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The Evolution of the Administrative Professional

The Administrative professional role has evolved to mirror changing times. Expanded responsibilities and skill sets has given this vital role a new meaning and organizational impact.

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Take the Lead: April 27, 2016

While the name may have changed over the years, the last week of April has been dedicated to celebrating Administrative Professionals since 1955, with the Wednesday being observed as Administrative Professionals’ Day. The holiday is meant to recognize the work that administrative support personnel perform across wide-ranging job titles and responsibilities. Some welcome the dedicated day for the recognition of their work while others have raised objections to the holiday. No matter your views, it is unquestionable that businesses could not run without their committed administrative staff.

If you have a knack for helping businesses run smoothly, keeping teams organized and playing a part in almost every office function – consider applying for an administrative role that Adecco is currently hiring for:

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The Administrative Assistant: Then & Now

To celebrate Administrative Professionals Week – not to mention Administrative Professionals Day on April 24th – we’re shining a spotlight on the role of the administrative assistant and how it has evolved from the stereotypical secretary – the exclusively female, coffee-fetching eye-candy – to the respected, relied-upon cornerstone of any organization’s daily operations whose tasks range from office management to event planning to presentation creation, whose boss, like them, may be a male or a female, and whose colleagues account for 476,000 of Canada’s workforce. Read more