Administrative assistants do much of the unappreciated grunt work and have a hard time moving up within the company. Performing the clerical duties, secretaries or admins are often perceived as the gatekeepers of the office. With a 12 percent growth of administrative jobs between the years 2010 to 2020, interested and qualified candidates have a good chance of getting their foot at the door at any number of companies.
Being an admin could be the pit stop to your next big gig in the company. If you’re a great admin, you could someday make a great exec. Here are some tips to move on up beyond administrative assistant.