CHAPTER 15Perfect Phrases for Career Management

There’s a saying that those who can’t do teach. It’s not as clearly stated, but many people seem to erroneously believe that those who can’t manage assist. The office administrator role is a profession of choice that is preferred by many competent professionals who love what they do and have no desire to manage, lead, or “move up” the hierarchy.

Whether this is or isn’t you, this chapter on career management is still for you. You don’t have to want to change jobs to benefit from career management phrases.

Great careers don’t happen by accident. They’re a result of planning, preparing, and both creating and recognizing opportunities. Savvy admins don’t think of themselves as victims of circumstance. ...

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