On Administrative Professionals

Today is the last day of  Administrative Professionals Week (formerly Secretary’s Week), a period which recognizes the secretaries, executive assistants, clerks, and other office workers who support and/or share in the management of office-related operations.   Societal changes precipitated the need for a large number of office workers.    This need presaged the rise of the occupation.   Annual recognition of the workers, beginning with National Secretaries Week in 1952, is a culmination of the work of the Department of Commerce, “various office supply and equipment manufacturers,” and advertising publicist, Harry F. Klemfuss.   Today more than 18 million persons comprise this group of professionals.  Information about the  prospects of administration professionals is available online in the Occupational Outlook Handbook and in other media such as  Opportunities in Administrative Assistant Careers and  Business Management and Administration at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh .

Gwen

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