In today’s competitive workplace, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. Employers want administrative and executive assistants with more than experience. They want true professionals—people who are committed to the administrative profession as a career choice, willing to invest in their own growth, and eager to go the extra mile to expand and prove their capability.
Many of the large corporations I have been working with in the last three years are requiring two degrees for currently-employed administrative assistants to be able to move up to senior executive assistant levels. There is even one large Fortune 50 company I work with who is requiring new hire administrative assistants to have a minimum of a two-year degree. [Read more…]