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The Untapped Potential Of Administrative Professionals

Research Uncovers Non-Traditional Areas Where Support Staff Are Assisting Administrative professionals are often a manager’s right hand, and new research shows these office superstars would love to help even more at work. Half (50 percent) of support staff surveyed said they have skills that are not being tapped. The findings are part of Office of the Future, a research project from staffing firm OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Visit officeteam.com/ootf to learn more about the study and download How to Hire All-Star Administrative Professionals and Maximize Their Potential, a guide providing tips for companies to recruit support staff and keep them engaged. Administrative professionals were asked, “To what extent does your current manager utilize your full abilities?” Their responses: To a great extent — I use my full range of skills 43% To some extent, but I have some skills that are not being tapped 50% Not at all – I am completely underutilized 7% 100% “Administrative professionals often have skills that make them well-suited to help with tasks outside of their conventional roles,” said Robert Hosking, executive director of OfficeTeam. “When support staff take on new projects, companies gain a valuable resource, and workers receive …

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Administrative Professionals Gain Clout

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Research Reveals Support Staff More Valued Today Than 10 Years Ago. Many of us already recognize the importance of administrative staff, but new research suggests that their influence is growing. Three in five (60 percent) senior managers surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam and the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) as part of the Office of the Future project said support staff are more valued now by their companies than they were 10 years ago. Sixty-two percent of administrative workers who were polled agreed.

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Zirtual is Hiring More Than 100 Full Time Employees!

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Zirtual, the leading online service that matches U.S-based virtual assistants with busy professionals and small teams, today announced that it will be hiring more than a hundred full-time employees throughout the Pacific Coast. With the exception of California, the company will be opening virtual assistant positions principally in Nevada, as well as Washington, Oregon, and northern Idaho to serve its Zirtual for Teams clientele. Zirtual has been providing a network of top-tier virtual executive assistant services since its launch in 2011 and has grown extensively in recent years due to its fusion of well-educated, highly trained Zirtual Assistants (ZAs) and remote work opportunities. The company makes a point to employ individuals with exceptional communication and administrative skills who understand how to collaborate with a team and also thrive working independently. “We’re one hundred percent committed to surpassing our clients’ expectations,” says Zirtual CEO and founder Maren Kate Donovan. “It’s a very specific psychographic who are as detail-oriented and motivated by delivering extraordinary customer service as our ZAs.” The majority of Zirtual’s employees are women who simply prefer working remotely outside of an office environment. Many have held previous positions in the corporate world and now prefer to work from home. …

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