If I were given the chance to change my career, would I? No! Why? Working and serving in my role as an administrative professional makes me happy. In fact the happiness I feel in my role is somewhat magical and brings joy to my life.
Working as an administrative professional gives me the opportunity to meet new people. It challenges me to learn new technologies. It also stretches me to accept and seek new work assignments. The career of the administrative professional can be far from glamorous; however, the work is necessary, diverse, and important! Even with the challenges of scheduling meetings, managing email, participating on teams, coordinating travel, and meeting critical deadlines–it’s all worth it!
I grew up with a typewriter and taking handwritten notes. As technology advanced, I learned to use a computer and eventually took computer application classes. Does anyone remember WordPerfect 5.1? Oh, how technology has evolved over the years. [Read more…] about Don’t Wish for a Satisfying Career, Work for It!