For admins, the work never ends. Administrative professionals fill key office management functions every day – tasks that go unnoticed (until they’re not done).

Admins are the unsung heroes of the workplace – the glue that holds an office together. Every week should be Administrative Professionals Week!

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Many office professionals take money out of their own pockets to pay for work-related expenses. Is this really something em­­ployees should be expected to do?
Failure lets you know you’re doing something right, admin and blogger Julie Perrine writes.
Bonnie Low-Kramen, author of Be the Ultimate Assistant, explains six things that make assistants good at their jobs and irreplaceable to their employers.
The segment of U.S. workers least satisfied with their jobs includes customer service rep­­resentatives, office support supervisors and executive administrative assistants, according to the results of a survey by
Jill Nelson is founder and CEO of Ruby Receptionists, the nation’s No. 1 small company to work for, according to Fortune magazine. She is widely celebrated for her innovative approach to company culture, so we reached out to learn more about how she creates powerful and positive employee experiences at her virtual receptionist firm.
How many times are you asked to make improvements to administrative processes without any real guidance on what to do or where to start? The DMAIC process makes you work through specific activities in a defined structure so that any changes you make to a process will be successful.
Administrative professionals keep companies operating smoothly by taking on a variety of diverse responsibilities, including researching products and vendors, maintaining records and delivering correspondence. Officepal, a free social network exclusively for admins, is a beneficial resource to help admins handle these responsibilities more effectively and grow their careers. Administrative Professional Today has reviewed Officepal, and […]
As part of our Administrative Pro­­fes­­sion­­als Week activities in April, we conducted a short survey asking our members to “Tell us about your life as an admin!” The survey asked three fun questions about admins’ dreams, and we’ve pulled together a mix of the best and most popular answers.

A big thanks to everyone who participated in our Administrative Professionals Week celebration! We're delighted we could give you a little something here and there as a tribute to everything you do. Here are the winning responses—and just a few of our other favorites—to our Tuesday survey! 

In honor of Administrative Pro­­fes­­sion­­als Week (April 22-26), we’re sharing readers’ thoughts on the three traits they felt were essential to being an excellent admin.
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