Most everyone has met someone throughout life they admire. One of the individuals I admire is a career-minded administrative professional, who has made a difference in so many different ways. Meet Karlena Rannals, CAP-OM.
I recently had the opportunity to connect with Karlena and asked her a few questions about her career and IAAP.
Tell us about your career as an administrative professional. Like many in our profession, working in an office environment was not something that I set out to do. I started out (very young) working the back office at a bank. I then went to Japan on an accompanied tour with my spouse and ended up working as a secretary. I was the only American in the office as all others were Japanese nationals. The Major that I worked for gave me a lot of latitude to make the job meaningful. When I returned to the U.S., I moved to California. I went to a temporary agency and landed the assignment at the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District. That was 33 years ago. [Read more…] about Karlena Rannals Talks Career and IAAP