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    Certification Benefits for Admins

    Certification Benefits for Admins
    There’s no better time for admins to boost their administrative skills and get them certified. Why? Because employers are getting ever more exacting in their requirements for such skills, says Susan Fenner, Monster Admin/Support Advisor and manager of education and professional development at the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), which offers Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) and Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) ...
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    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job

    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with reports, meetings and other assorted ...
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    Bachelor of Science, Public Administration

    Bachelor of Science, Public Administration
    A public administration degree can prepare you for many different upper-level careers in public service, including administrative careers like Executive Assistant or even becoming an Office Manager. The curriculum includes leadership and management skills, strategic planning for single departments but also for major disaster response, communication skills, media relations to name a few. One can expect to come away from a ...
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    Education Paths For A Medical Secretary

    Education Paths For A Medical Secretary
    Congratulations! You’ve decided to enter an exciting and rewarding field. To get the most out of yourself and your job, employers and experts suggest you pursue an applicable education. First, without question, you should earn your high school diploma or equivalent. This will ensure you know the basic grammar, reading, and typing skills to qualify for a medical secretary position. Furthermore, ...
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    Earn More by Learning More

    Earn More by Learning More
    In today's job market, giving yourself a competitive edge over other administrative assistants is more important than ever. If you are interested in advancing your career as an administrative professional, getting an advanced degree is definitely a step in the right direction. A new degree will make make you more well rounded and prepared as an administrative professional. The Hard Facts ...
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    Admin Career Journeys

    Admin Career Journeys
    The national median salary for today’s Administrative Assistant is $30,004. By furthering and expanding your education, you could move up more quickly and readily to one of these higher paying positions… +Administrative Professionals:+ Administrative Associate - $30, 551 Administrative/Office Manager -$34, 553 Administrative Coordinator - $34, 624 Executive Secretary - $35, 029 Office Administrator -$35, 388 Sr. Administrative Assistant - $39, ...
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    Education Paths for Administrative Assistants

    Education Paths for Administrative Assistants
    Congratulations! You’ve decided to enter an exciting and rewarding field. To get the most out of yourself and your job, employers and experts suggest you pursue an applicable education. First, without question, you should earn your high school diploma or equivalent. This will ensure you know the basic grammar, reading, and typing skills to qualify for an administrative assistant position. Furthermore, ...
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    Education Paths for Legal Secretaries

    Education Paths for Legal Secretaries
    Congratulations! You’ve decided to enter an exciting and rewarding field. To get the most out of yourself and your job, employers and experts suggest you pursue an applicable education. First, without question, you should earn your high school diploma or equivalent. This will ensure you know the basic grammar, reading, and typing skills to qualify for a legal secretary position. Furthermore, ...
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    Do College Rankings Really Matter?

    Do College Rankings Really Matter?
    Some rankings rate doctoral programs. Others focus more on careers. Some take a look at do-good colleges. Others focus more on faculty. Some shine a spotlight on academic programs ... and so on. What’s a curious, yet overwhelmed student to do? Are some ratings better than others? Do they even really matter in the end? “Many students find college ratings helpful ...
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    FAQs on Scholarships and Finanical Aid

    FAQs on Scholarships and Finanical Aid
    I probably don't qualify for financial aid. Should I apply for aid anyway? Response from: FinAid.org Yes. Many families mistakenly think they don't qualify for aid and prevent themselves from receiving financial aid by failing to apply for it. In addition, there are a few sources of aid such as unsubsidized Stafford and PLUS loans that are available regardless of need. ...
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    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...

    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...
    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. Graduate school applications generally require: * Transcript * GRE or other ...
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    Get an Education to Be Green

    Get an Education to Be Green
    “Creating a sustainable economy and society requires a complex mix of ecological content knowledge, political ability, legal savvy, financial understanding and managerial skill,” says Kevin Doyle, national director of program development for the Environmental Careers Organization (ECO), a national nonprofit group offering paid internships and fellowships since 1972. In other words, it takes a well-stocked village of educated professionals to create ...
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    A New Kind of Assistant Training Program

    A New Kind of Assistant Training Program
    Every college graduate dreams of walking into a high-powered career immediately after receiving his or her diploma and stepping off the stage, but we’re afraid it takes a bit more effort than that. You’ve heard of the corporate ladder -your first step-rung on that ladder is very likely going to be a position as an assistant. This may have some of ...
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    Answers to the Quiz: Could You Pass Part One of the CAP/CPS Admin Certification Exam?

    Answers to the Quiz: Could You Pass Part One of the CAP/CPS Admin Certification Exam?
    The AdminSecret team created the quiz Quiz: Could You Pass Part One of the CAP/CPS Admin Certification Exam? from various training materials, practice tests, etc. in order to give you an idea of what is on the exam and how you would perform. Although the actual exam results would not let you know what you got right vs. what you got ...
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