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  1. 1. “ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AND THE Companies that Utilize Them”<br />By<br />Debbie Davison<br />Technical Communications<br />Ms. Elizabeth Owens<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br />Introduction<br />Administrative Assistant Jobs, Job Description, and Responsibilities<br />Job Working Conditions for Administrative Assistants<br />Administrative Assistant Training, College Programs, and Advancement<br />Job Outlook and Job Opportunities for Administrative Assistants<br />How Much Do Administrative Assistants Make?<br />Conclusion<br />References<br />
  3. 3. People in the administrative services industry are responsible for the day-to-day running of businesses and organizations, and provide support to managers and other staff in a variety of industries.<br />
  4. 4. Administrative Assistant Duties and Responsibilities<br /><ul><li>Administrative and clerical duties
  5. 5. Plan and schedule meetings and appointments
  6. 6. Organize and maintain paper and electronic files
  7. 7. Manage projects
  8. 8. Conduct research
  9. 9. Disseminate information
  10. 10. Handle travel and guest arrangements
  11. 11. Create spreadsheets
  12. 12. Compose correspondence
  13. 13. Manage databases
  14. 14. Create presentations, reports, and documents
  15. 15. Purchase supplies
  16. 16. Negotiate with vendors
  17. 17. Maintain and examine leased equipment
  18. 18. Retrieve data from various sources</li></li></ul><li>Working conditions can be extremely busy and hectic. Administrative assistants must be adaptable and versatile.<br />
  19. 19. Training, College Programs, and Advancement<br />1-2 year administrative assistant program <br />Associates degree<br />Extensive knowledge of software applications<br />Proficient in keyboarding<br />Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar, and oral communication.<br />Good customer service and interpersonal skills<br />Easily jump the ladder of success<br />
  20. 20. Job Outlook and Opportunities<br />Growth in the health care , social assistance, and legal services industries will add to the growth of this field.<br />
  21. 21. How Much Do Administrative Assistants Make?<br />Salaries will vary depending on experience and the company worked for. Salaries range anywhere from $32,000 to $65,000.<br />
  22. 22. Conclusion<br />Administrative assistant is a growing field with possibilities of advancement with the right education and experience. Administrative assistants will continue to play a key role in most organizations.<br />
  23. 23. References<br />"Employment and Job outlook." Administrative Assistant Jobs. Apr. 2011. 15 Apr. 2011. <http://administrative-assistant-jobs.org/employment-and-job-outlook/. Web.>.<br />Hauck, Thomas. "Administrative Assistants Are in Demand." Ezine Articles. 23 Mar. 2010. 15 Apr. 2011. <http://ezinearticles.com/?Administrative-Assistants-Are-in-Demand&id=3954438. Web.>.<br />"Secretaries and Administrative Assistants." United States Department of Labor. 17 Dec. 2009. 12 Apr. 2011. <http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos151.htm. Web.>.<br />Wilson, Ben. "General Administrative Assistant: Duties, Requirements and Outlook." Education Portal. 2003. 14 Apr. 2011. <http://education-portal.com/articles/General_Administrative_Assistant_Duties_Requirements_and_Outlook.html. Web.>.<br />

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