According to SHRM and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are roughly 3.6 million Clerical and Administrative Assistants in the U.S. We’re grateful to have some of the best Administrative Professionals here at Focus.

While we appreciate all of our employees daily, this week we were able to virtually connect with our Administrative Professionals and get their testimony regarding their career and the work that they do. Many of our employees recommend administrative work as a steppingstone to a great career.

If you’re curious about why you should start a career in being an Administrative Professional, continue reading!

Flexibility At Its Finest

Administrative work is not tied to any specific industry, it’s across all industries. You can take the skills of one administrative role and translate it to other fields quickly. This allows you to get your foot in the door with a vast amount of companies and fields of work.


Rachel is one of our Administrative Professionals who is passionate and enjoys not being restricted to a certain industry!

Transferable Skills

Following the previous point, you can hone many new skillsets that could diversify your portfolio and resume. For example, some of our Administrative Professionals work with sensitive data, front facing customer service tasks, calendar management, inventory and office supply orders, scheduling travel, appointments, or meetings.


Estrella is one of our Administrative professionals and expressed that her job helped in her social life and technology skills!

Become a Valued Team Member

All employees are valuable, of course! Administrative Professionals are like glue in a lot of ways because they handle the day-to-day tasks that help the business function while other employees are working on other business tasks.


Chantel is one of our Administrative Assistants for a client out in Jeffersonville. She enjoys being the key person to make sure the office runs smoothly!

For the remainder of the week, we will be pushing more testimonials on our social media!
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If you’re curious about working as an Administrative Professional or you’re a seasoned admin looking for your next gig, we’re here for you! Check out our available jobs here.

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