The ways that we go about a career have changed. It used to be that you could call a few recruiters, send out some CVs or resumes and look for job ads in your Saturday newspaper.

A career search now? - It's a jungle out there!

Administrative Careers, Occupations and Jobs 

Administrative Careers

Administrative careers include management, executive assistants, secretaries, office managers, secretarial staff, call center personnel, data entry clerks, receptionists, collectors and clerks.

Management occupations are part of administrative careers. Administrative employees work in private industry and government and have a wide range of responsibilities.

Majority of administrative employees work in service-providing industries, including all levels of government, health services, financial services, professional, scientific and technical services, and education. Most of the remaining workers work in manufacturing industries.

The formal education and experience of administrative employees varies as widely as the nature of their responsibilities.

As the reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, the role of the office professional has greatly evolved.

Office automation and organizational restructuring have led administrative employees, secretaries and administrative assistants to assume a wider range of new responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff.

Many administrative employees, secretaries and administrative assistants now provide training and orientation for new staff, conduct research on the Internet, and operate and troubleshoot new office technologies.

Administrative employees, secretaries and administrative assistants are responsible for a variety of administrative and clerical duties necessary to run an organization efficiently.

Administrative employees serve as an information managers for an office, plan and schedule meetings and appointments, organize and maintain paper and electronic files, manage projects, conduct research, and provide information by using the telephone, postal mail, and e-mail. They also may handle travel arrangements.

Administrative Related Industries

All private and government industries.

You may search for administrative careers right now, but when you find one you must apply immediately for it with your current CV or resume. We recommend that you have your cover letter ready too. So, do not forget about our resume writing, CV writing and cover letter writing advices.

art_tip Administrative CareersBefore you start searching for administrative jobs you need to prepare your resume or CV and cover letter.

for CVs:

for resumes:

Because CVs and resumes refer mainly to the past time with exception of your present job and employers are interested mostly in the future of they companies, often cover letters are more important or convincing to them then the accompanying resume or CV. So, prepare a cover letter.

If you have a difficulty with your cover letter writing use one of these:

When a job application consisting your job cover letter and resume or CV is completed you are ready to submit your resume to employers and job recruiters in places where you want to work.

When a potential employer invite you for an interview, you need to prepare yourself to win at the interview and get the job you want.

Other Administrative Careers Info

In addition, on job search, cover letters, CVs & resumes, job interviews and dress codes pages, you will find very useful tips for many different countries.

Good luck with Administrative Careers!


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