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Administrative Assistant's and Secretary's Handbook, 5th Edition by Jennifer Wauson, Kevin Wilson, James Stroman

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Chapter 10

Mobile Computing

If you have access to a tablet or smartphone and are allowed to use it at work, you can check your email, check your schedule, and view your documents while you are away from your desk. Since many executives use these tools to stay in touch, some expect their administrative assistants to also use them. What this often means is that your boss may continue to send you requests even after you’ve gone home for the day. How you respond to off-hour requests when you are not “on the clock” is something you must discuss with your boss.

This chapter explores how to use the communications and file-sharing tools available with the Apple iPad and iPhone, as well as with the Android operating system for Android smartphones and ...

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