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    Is Another Degree Your Ticket to Management?

    Is Another Degree Your Ticket to Management?
    I received my BS (1980) and MS (1982) in education and health sciences and worked in medical research until the mid-1980s. Since moving from the East Coast to California, I have changed careers and worked in computer support (three years) and mortgage banking (10 years). While these jobs paid the bills, I haven’t been able to progress to a management position. ...
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    Upgrade Your Desktop Computing Skills

    Upgrade Your Desktop Computing Skills
    Today’s administrative professional is taking on more high-level responsibilities in the office than ever before. The reasons for this evolution: [widget:cornerstone] 1) Modern technology frees up time for admins to tackle important projects, rather than waste precious time on basic tasks. Computers, electronic filing systems, e-mail, software applications, etc. make activities that used to suck up hours take only minutes – ...
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    How To Turn Internships into Full-Time Jobs

    How To Turn Internships into Full-Time Jobs
    If you want to land an entry-level job at a specific company after graduation, the best way to do it is to first prove yourself at that company through an internship or co-op. But you can't expect to turn an internship into a full-time job just by showing up for your assignment with a pulse and a clock to watch the ...
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    Keep Your Admin Skills in Shape

    Keep Your Admin Skills in Shape
    Successful administrative professionals don't stay on top by accident; they work at it by constantly improving their skills. "You must take classes and continue training, because software programs and other things are constantly changing," says Cynthia Lively, past president of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Lively, who has 36 years of admin experience, is also the administrative assistant to ...
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    How Your Education Level Directly Affects Your Salary (It's Bigger Than You Think)

    How Your Education Level Directly Affects Your Salary (It's Bigger Than You Think)
    You’ve heard that your base salary is largely determined by your education level – but did you ever wonder exactly how much education matters? If you’ve got enough smarts, it shouldn’t matter whether or not you have formal training – right? Wrong. At least, it might not be so simple. As job scarcity continues to drive more competition to each open ...
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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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    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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