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Administrative Assistant Career

By | November 2005
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Introduction
A high school diploma, good typing and word processing skills will gradually get

you to your suited job: as Administrative Assistant

(http://www.careercruising.com/jobdetails_print.asp?LoginID=647926865110602&OccName=Administrative+Assistant March 25 2004). An Administrative Assistant can be categorized into two types: One that may work in an educative environment or one that may work for a business in an office. An Administrative Assistant that may work in an educative environment (school) will basically deal with handling special administrative tasks, student and parent responsibilities or duties, as well as dealing with computerized tasks. An administrative assistant that may work in a business type office will generally deal with the administrative assistant providing secretarial support to a staff of eight as well as providing assistance to the Executive Unit staff of five to six people. The administrative assistant will perform various duties that may include maintaining office information systems, legal files and forms, helping in preparing reports; updating legal materials in the agency or business' office library, recording and distributing incoming and outgoing mail, a ensuring that expenses related to incoming and/or outgoing mail are properly submitted to the fiscal department (http://www.careercruising.com/jobdetails_print.asp?LoginID=647926865110602&OccName=Administrative+Assistant, March 25 2004) The career of Administrative Assistance is a jam-packed employment field and is a position that is in demand.

History

1941 was the year that various federal officials, including the Prime Minister had urged the federal department to set up a comprehensive study of administrative studies. This administrative study was set up to lead students of the subject outside of the Government. The study of administrative studies was actively carried on from the summer of 1941 to the summer of 1942....
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