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3 Things to Think About Before Writing the Job Description

Your office manager has just given notice. You’re always sorry to see valued employees go, but there’s no time to waste when they do. If you decide hiring a replacement is the best course of action, the first step in attracting and retaining an experienced professional is to write an effective job description.

Resumania™: Bad Jokes Are No Laughing Matter

When applying for a job, aim to present yourself as a highly qualified candidate – not a comedian. Yes, having a sense of humor can be helpful to your career, but there’s a time and place for it.

Evolving Job Descriptions and Titles

We asked administrative professionals how accurately their job descriptions, titles and salaries match what they do at work. See the survey results.

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