If you looked at the role of the administrative assistant 70+ years ago, chances are you’d shake your head in amazement. So much has changed, beginning with the job title.
The administrative profession has certainly seen its share of changes since the 1940s. Back then, manual typewriters were an essential for support staff. Today, typewriters are considered dinosaurs, relics rarely found in any office. Administrative staff are expected to master far more complex tools to perform their jobs effectively now.