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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 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 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...