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    Administrative Assistant

    Hosting a dinner party with administrative assistants. Looking for tips - jokes - quotes on the everyday life experiences of other administrative assistants. Presentation is in works regarding small things like for example....ear plugs...why an administrative assistant would...
    jewels15213 jewels15213 41-45, F Dec 14, 2012

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    For An Online..

    ...Stroke support group...We offer support, information and advocacy for survivors and caretakers...Also, valuable information to professionals, insight into what the survivors endure  and deal with... We are listed with the Nat'l Stroke ***'n.....
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2008

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    Please be kind to your admins!

    !! We work hard to make sure your day is perfect!!
    stargazer2468 stargazer2468 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2014

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    I Am Not A Waitress!

    Nothing wrong with waitressing but I've been working as an admin for 33 years and I have never been asked to do waitressing. Yes part of my job is ordering food, setting up a meeting with coffee, water paper plates, etc until now. My new boss wants our office to look more...
    Louann3 Louann3 51-55 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    I fell into being an admin

    while in grad school. All male software company. No female mentors, always working solo on projects, our HQ is across the country so our office does not match other ones in the company. Sort of embarrased to have this role. I was a teacher before this. Ah!!'
    mar86her mar86her 26-30, F Sep 19, 2014

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    I recently was "let go" from a dental office in Trumbull CT after a very short time there, 3 weeks, coincidentally on the same day an intern (either low pay or no pay) started...
    husseled husseled 70+, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    Here I go again. So I don't consider myself a good person, but when I overhear other staff members say horrible things about patients, their family members, and friends I realize...
    ChiaXUno ChiaXUno 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    CDC’s STEADI tools and materials can be obtained at no cost and consist of: Screening and scientific decision help applications;Ed’s Place of work take a case to court...
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    VA Talks is a group of Virtual Assistants dedicated to help you in your day to day task, such as booking your doctor’s appointment, reserving a table at your restaurant or...
    vatalks vatalks 26-30, M Apr 8

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    People are now saying that they are being forced to participate in a homosexual lifestyle just for providing services to gays. I cannot grasp where they are getting this. Imagine a...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 14

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    Investigators at a major research institute have discovered the heaviest element known to science. This startling new discovery has been tentatively named Administratium (Ad). The...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    The 9th of September 2013, I enrolled myself in a Nursing school to become a nursing assistant. Our principal told us to write a letter to ourselves in case we lost motivation...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 3

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    From 2004-2008 I studied for my undergraduate degree in psychology and passed with first class honours. I then became too unwell to study but after 5 years in education I went back...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Its not that I'm nervous or that I get airsick or anything. Since 9/11 air travel has become a pain in the buttocks because of security and the airlines and their policies haven't...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M Mar 29

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    First I would like to get something out of the way. Yes, I am a Socialist. I tend to identify with Social Democracy because it is the most easily-reachable and realistic option...
    Jugemu Jugemu 31-35, M Apr 11

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    Accepting gifts from anyone is very hard for me, but I have never been so touched by the gift my boss presented to me on Administrative Professionals Day. He knows I love Avion...
    dancingWATERz dancingWATERz 51-55, F 12 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Or rather... a healing assistant. I've been in training as an Access Consciousness Practitioner. I use this tool of working with my hands to channel clearing energy to others and...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 25

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    I think I remember being able to swim as a child but I didn't go to the pool regularly so I seem to have forgot how to swim. This year I have started going to the pool with a...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F Mar 25

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    I have mental health problems and I have struggled with work and voluntary work in the past. Because of this I don't want to work and I also know that it would take up a lot of my...
    LinkinParkMuse LinkinParkMuse 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    I have always been better at self learning. For some reason most teachers just bore me to death. Give me a math book, I'll enjoy teaching myself and I'll ace that test. Give me a...
    AngelKryptonite AngelKryptonite 22-25, F Mar 26

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    So last night was one assistant managers last night doing overnites before going back to days. She decided to give me my annual eval since it was about that time for it. Overall...
    dragonexpert dragonexpert 26-30, M Mar 27

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    I like what I do for a living. However, it's a very subjective line of work. Even if you're happy with what you created, other people aren't. It's fine if the situation is cut and...
    sayhellnotobs sayhellnotobs 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    Working in retail opens up your eyes to many different things regarding how companies run. It also gives you essential experience in dealing with kinds of people. I work part-time...
    Sapphire14 Sapphire14 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    The Road to Ruin March 29, 2015. I'm sitting at home in front of my laptop, still feeling a bit weird, maybe cos I've been drinking every night since Thursday, it's Sunday today...
    DGSteele DGSteele 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I am currently beside myself! I think my partner (and father of my 17month old) has Asperger's Syndrome. We are currently separated but "trying to work it out" except he insists...
    graciesplayground graciesplayground 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 30

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    I guess that's what being an assistant is all about. Lol
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I've just made myself stable enough to actually talk to people. I'm making an effort, bettering myself. I'm talking, coming out of my room, I'm doing stuff. It doesn't matter...
    TheRogueWolf TheRogueWolf 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I just don't know what to do ... I act dumb when I get anxious . The other day I as doing my job while another do worker was there but I did a little mistake and she asked me...
    santamaria89 santamaria89 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have some interesting updates to share with you all! Things are pretty much dead at the moment with Redarcher. But, that's not a bad thing! The two guys I mentioned in my last...
    Drag0nMaster Drag0nMaster 18-21, F Apr 4

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    Just recently had to let go of a friend because she was a different person around different people and a back stabber. She messages me to tell me she misses me but one won't give...
    MiBelleAmie MiBelleAmie 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    A doctor in Dublin, feeling overworked wanted to get off work and go fishing, so he approached his assistant. "Murphy, I am going fishing tomorrow and don't want to close the...
    tammy96 tammy96 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 5

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    Damien Mizdow's new profile. He's fired by The Miz, right ? Then why is he still acting like his assistant ? I miss the intellectual Damien Sandow, but I like Mizdow, but yet in...
    Annaambrose Annaambrose 16-17 Apr 5

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    Okay so this is ridiculous, and after explaining the story I'm pretty sure I'll get called crazy. I started working at shoe store about 8 months ago, there are 4 managers and I...
    Pearlljjam Pearlljjam 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 6

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    Emily Kinney from TWD. Thought she was 16-17. I know how she feels to look younger, this always happens to me, always since I was a kid. The last one was last weekend, 2 guys came...
    Sonoluminescence Sonoluminescence 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    My office manager has no backbone. Her only goal is to secure her pension so she can retire in another year or so. Although she is payed to manage a medical practice of 4 doctors...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F Apr 8

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    Wait staff or assistants in shops calling me sir, when I'm wearing a dress and heels. It doesn't make me angry just disappointed.
    Abilohman Abilohman 26-30 1 Response Apr 9

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    I am filing a complaint. This is to go to the person who is in charge of my happiness. Since it has been made illegal in your rulebook to sign out of my contract, terminate the...
    granola64 granola64 18-21, M Apr 9

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    Don't worry this will be a rated G story. When I was 13 I had ultrasound for my back and my neck also hot packs at my doctor's office. Because l have scoleois and lordosies in...
    doublesalhcow doublesalhcow 36-40, F Apr 9

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    So I blocked my manager on all social media and now he's acting sensitive. I only blocked him because I thought he following too closely and for the wrong reasons. we use to joke...
    Deepyearningformore Deepyearningformore 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 9

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    I still remember being in 8th grade Nancy Hennis my English teacher looked so hot. It was my first crush. I was her student assistant... Loved her.
    Manassas Manassas 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 10

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    (It's because I AM a feminist that I think the following story is pretty outrageous. Women should be treated equally when they fool around with underaged boys. Assuming she wasn't...
    bijouxbroussard bijouxbroussard 51-55, F 10 Responses Apr 10

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    1. I kinda miss my wild days 2. I can be nerdy 3. I don't sleep much any more 4. I love my husband to pieces even if he drives my crazy 5. Me and my husband are trying to have a...