Sunday, November 24, 2013

Career Trend - Office and Administrative Support

Effective and timely office and administrative support is required by all organizations to work efficiently. This support is coordinated by office and administrative support managers and supervisors. They are employed in nearly all the sectors of the economy working in positions ranging from customer services manager, shipping and receiving supervisor to teller supervisor. The key functions of the job are staff supervision and work planning.

  • The latest trends are working as supervisors and managers who work in clean and comfortable well lit offices. In addition to the basic benefits they also receive additional compensation.
  • Apart from this other current career trends of the industry are applying for jobs such as Corporate office services managers; Administrative assistants; Corporate secretaries; Administrative professionals; Business office assistants; Clerks; Support staff specialists; Division secretaries; Administrative support specialists; Administrative technicians.
  • Executive secretaries, Clerical specialists, Medical secretaries, Personal secretaries, Staff assistants, Executive office administrators, Principal Secretaries, Legal secretaries and Management assistants are some of the popular posts.
  • To run an organization efficiently a variety of clerical and administrative duties are being performed by secretaries and administrative assistants. The employment of secretaries and administrative assistants is on a rise.
  • As companies update their database regularly, they need to fill various forms. For this purpose, they employ data entry clerks to maintain information on computers.
  • Email marketing is another trending domain that is growing at a brisk pace. Companies look to establish themselves in the market by increasing brand awareness via emails.
  • Customer care is an integral part of any business. All the major organizations employ customer care executives to cater to all the queries of consumers.
  • In addition, the BPOs are also growing with an increase in global outsourcing. This involves customer support, telemarketing, etc.

These jobs provide one with varied opportunities in their work sphere along with job satisfaction. Though there are developments in office technology, it cannot substitute the personal skills of the secretaries and administrative assistants and so they will continue to play an important role in most of the organizations. So there is a continuous flow of job opportunities.

Anuj Jain
Chief Counsellor
Founder, EduGroomers

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