“Recently, everyone in my department celebrated the completion of a project, and everyone on my team received a gift and public acknowledgment in the conference room, except for me,” says one admin. “I was left at my desk.

“Why is no one recognizing my contributions?”

If you thought the days of the overlooked admin were over, think again. Unfortunately, too often the tasks that admins do for a team project are simply considered “part of the job.”

Many admins say their work sometimes goes unnoticed, though colleagues do notice when work doesn’t get done (and nobody wants that sort of recognition).

Step up and claim the recognition you’re due with these tactics:

Lay the groundwork for the future. Maybe you should let go of a recent incident, so you can shift your thinking. If you’re too upset to talk unemotionally with your boss about a recent slight, for example, it might be better to back-burner it. If others write off your ...(register to read more)

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