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Apr 19, 2013, 15:18 ET As Office Tech Surges, Millions Left On Their Own For Training

Administrative Professionals Week Infographic reveals need for increase in training for staff that use mobile and Cloud technology...


Apr 10, 2013, 14:50 ET Office Pros Pick Streep As Best of Bad Bosses

Administrative Professionals Week lists reveal the qualities of a great leader Here's breaking news: Don't act like Miranda Priestly,...


Apr 19, 2012, 13:00 ET Administrative Professionals Still Love Electric Typewriters

Admins embrace new technology, but are nostalgic for old office equipment  The electric typewriter may be gone, but it's not...


Apr 04, 2012, 15:00 ET 'Mad Men' Effect May Mean More Secretaries

'Secretaries' make a return after decades of decline, according to business survey  As the 60th anniversary of Administrative...


Apr 21, 2011, 17:14 ET Celebrate all Office Professionals on Administrative Professionals Day

The following is a statement by Mary Ramsay-Drow, CPS/CAP: As president of the association that started Administrative Professionals Day, two...


Apr 14, 2011, 11:30 ET Celebrate All Office Professionals on Administrative Professionals Day, April 27

Survey: Workers perceive hard times still ahead Even though the unemployment rate is dropping and leading economic indicators are improving, many...


Apr 16, 2010, 09:00 ET Workplace More Stressful Due To No Raise, More Work

Administrative Professionals Day, April 21 According to a new survey from the International Association of Administrative Professionals, founders...


Apr 20, 2009, 12:24 ET Admins are Taking on More Work, Survey Says

In response to staff decreases, admins take on more responsibility Administrative Professionals Day (Wednesday, April 22) recognizes the office...


Apr 18, 2008, 01:00 ET Job Outlook Bright for Administrative Professionals

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- What profession should be considered when starting or changing a career? Becoming an administrative...


Apr 23, 2007, 01:00 ET Soft Skills Trump Technical Skills for Support Professionals

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- When hiring administrative staff, it's tempting to focus on the technical skills needed for the...


Apr 24, 2006, 01:00 ET Continued Growth in Administrative Professionals' Contributions Foreseen; Administrative Professionals Week Events Recognize Expanding Role

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing and supporting the expanding role of administrative professionals is the focus of...


Apr 08, 2005, 01:00 ET Administrative Professionals Respond to an Evolving Business Environment

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost nine out of ten administrative professionals say they are responding to new job demands by...


Apr 14, 2004, 01:00 ET Administrative Professionals Are Vital Communication Liaisons

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Administrative professionals play a vital role in facilitating the flow of information and...


Apr 14, 2003, 01:00 ET Administrative Professionals Hold Primary Role in the 21st Century Office

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- As a wave of new technology and corporate streamlining has surged with business into the 21st...


Apr 17, 2002, 01:00 ET Administrative Professionals Mark 50 Years of Progress

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The office workplace has changed drastically over the past 50 years since the first Administrative...


Apr 11, 2002, 01:00 ET Celebrating 50 Years of Administrative Excellence

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Offices around the world will observe the 50th Anniversary of Administrative Professionals Week on...


Apr 24, 2001, 01:00 ET Educational Events and Group Recognition Are Best Ways to Observe Administrative Professionals Week, IAAP Poll Says

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 24 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- As millions of administrative professionals and workplaces around the world...


Apr 18, 2001, 01:00 ET Celebrating Administrative Professionals Week: New Name Highlights Expanding Roles, says Week Sponsor IAAP

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Administrative professionals are expanding their roles and increasing their skills in today's...


Apr 21, 2000, 01:00 ET 'Administrative Professionals Week' is New Name for Professional Secretaries Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Administrative Professionals Week is the new name for the annual observance that for almost 50 years...


Apr 13, 2000, 01:00 ET IAAP Asks, Flowers, Again?

SAN FRANCISCO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Administrative Professionals Week, formerly Professional Secretaries Week, is an annual opportunity for...


Feb 07, 2000, 00:00 ET Professional Secretaries Week Renamed Administrative Professionals Week

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The 48-year-old tradition of honoring administrative professionals during the last full week of April...


Aug 02, 1999, 01:00 ET IAAP: Message From the Assistants

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- On a Saturday morning in early summer, more than 50 women met in a conference room in San Mateo. Some of...


May 03, 1999, 01:00 ET International Association of Administrative Professionals: 'Just A Secretary? No Way!'

SAN FRANCISCO, May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- That will be the message at an Open House and Vendor Fair hosted by the Golden Gate Chapter of the...


Apr 13, 1999, 01:00 ET Administrative Professionals Give Praise and Advice to Managers

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More than two-thirds of administrative professionals give high marks to their managers, according to...


Apr 12, 1999, 01:00 ET Mayor Brown to Give Proclamation to Secretaries

SAN FRANCISCO, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Just a secretary? Not this group. The goals of the International Association of Administrative...