From 01/30/17

Admin Before Mad Men: A Brief History of the Administrative Assistant

Admin Before Mad Men: A Brief History of the Administrative Assistant By: Rocky White, President and Founder of  The SyN Learning Institute, offered by Speakers you Need, LLC.  Fifty years ago, the number one job for women in the U.S. was that of secretary. Not surprising. In 2017, the number one job for women in […]

 

From 02/22/17

The Name Game

Since the term “secretary” went out of favor in the 1970’s, organizations have been trying to find the right job title to descrie an increasingly expansive role. Most widely used now is “administrative assistant,” but in today’s high-tech and customer-focused marketplace, the titles are changing again. […]

 

From 10/28/14

Everyone Must Become A Leader

Everyone Must Become A Leader By: Rocky White, President and Founder of  The SyN Learning Institute, offered by Speakers you Need, LLC

Leadership is a hot topic right now. But not for the usual reasons. In the past, employers chose some folks to get special training or assign expanded roles, so they could gain new skills and move up the ranks of the organization. This worked when organizations were hierarchical. But today […]