The Front Office Puzzle

As Administrative Professionals Day nears, the skills these workers hold are among the most coveted. So why aren't they more in demand?

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Administrative professionals are often the unsung heroes who make an office run smoothly. But the number of open positions for receptionists, office managers, and administrative assistants isn’t growing at a rate to match the rest of the job market. The cause could be the growing availability of virtual assistants and freelancers who can do part-time admin on a contract basis. But there’s still plenty that a virtual assistant can’t handle. Check out which industries are still hiring many administrative pros, and the skills those employees bring to the front office.

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