Staff for success! The right assistant can be both the face of your company and it's organisational backbone. Click To TweetWhen planning on hiring assistance in the office, the various terms for this new employee can be confusing. It seems that more and more, the titles ‘secretary’ and ‘administrative assistant’ are being used for similar roles and it has confused job specs and expectations.
There is a very clear and important difference between the two. In most roles, the administrative assistant’s role is elevated, holding more responsibility than the secretary’s. So what are the differences between a secretary and an administrative assistant?