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Are You Committed To Climbing The Ladder Of Success???

As an administrative assistant or knowledge worker, one of the ways you can continue to grow professionally is to join one or more professional organizations in your field.

These organizations can provide you with unique opportunities that can help you to:

  1. Meet people with similar interests and backgrounds.
  2. Find out about important trends in your profession.
  3. Network with similar professionals for employment/advancement purposes
  4. Attend professional conferences and seminars (in person and online webinars)
  5. Obtain a professional certification, which can increase your value as a professional in your field.
  6. Advance in your present job or help with future employment.

Visit some of the links listed below and explore the opportunities that can help you grow and advance in your career.

American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP)

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)

Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals (AEAP)

Association of Administrative Assistants (AAA)

There are also several organizations devoted to specialty areas such as:

Association of Health Care Administrative Assistants (AHCAA)

Legal Secretaries International (LSI)

National Association of Legal Secretaries (NALS)

Finally, if you’ve thought about starting your own business and working in a virtual environment, consider joining an organization that focuses on the virtual entrepreneurial environment:

International Association of Virtual Assistants (IVAA)

For more information on the BOSS program and how it can help you with your career, contact Becky Jones, Associate Dean, bjones@dcccd.edu 972-238-6215.