How to Grow your Career as an Administrative Assistant or Office Manager
You are invited to an event regarding careers in office administration.
About this Event
Have you thought of finding work as an administrative assistant, executive assistant, office manager or head of office operations? Perhaps you wonder what the career will be like? Perhaps you want to know more about the pros and cons of this kind of career? At The Job Forum we have experts ready to explain and happily and candidly answer your questions about the wealth of opportunities in this career.
This event is hosted The Job Forum - with sponsorship by The SF Chamber of Commerce and LinkedIn.
This event will include a speaker panel of experts from a range of companies. The event will also include a Q&A so that you can ask your own individual questions and discuss topics directly with our expert speakers.
Our speakers will be sharing tips for job hunters interested in finding full time jobs or temporary work and advancing careers through this work.
Thursday, April 15th at 6pm to 7:45pm
Meeting via Zoom (the link will be emailed to you before the start time).
Topics that will be covered include:
What is an Administrative Assistant or Executive Administrative Assistant and what do they do?
What is an Officer Manager and what do they do?
What is a Head of Operations and what are their responsibilities?
Where do each of our expert speakers on our panel work now and description of responsibilities?
What are the pros and cons of working in Administrative and Operations Management roles?
Advice to job hunters: on three levels of skills and capabilities
What hiring managers consider to be the ideal characteristics for these kinds of jobs? (Not ideal or negatives characteristic for success at these jobs)
What resources are there for those who want to break in to this sort of career?
What about staffing companies - do they help?
What about transitioning from other careers into these roles? (Backgrounds in hospitality or restaurant work, considerations of gender, age, company size, international background and language)
How to research companies and organizations ahead of time to find out if they are going to have a culture or style fit for you?
Q &A with job hunters asking their specific questions.
Please only sign up for one ticket and if you sign up please do attend.
The Job Forum is the SF Bay Area's longest running job search career service. The Job Forum has been providing career and job advice for almost 70 years, with up-to-date job search advice and coaching directly from managers who work inside companies here in the SF Bay Area.
The Job Forum hope you will join us to take advantage of this exciting opportunity.
Please consider a donation of $10-25. We need your support to continue our programs for job hunters.
By signing up, you agree to receive future emails from The Job Forum. You will be sent the zoom link and we will close the meeting after 20 minutes so please be on time. We look forward to seeing you there.