Observance Of Administrative Professionals Day

Observance Of Administrative Professionals Day

Did you know that administrative professionals play a very impactful role in any organization? They work in an office environment where they perform information coordination, administrative tasks, and many more. If you are wondering why we are talking about the role of the administrative professionals, well, we are actually going to tell you about Administrative Professionals Day. This is also called Admin Day or Secretaries Day. Well, a few countries observe this event and it is not even considered a holiday in those countries.

No one is more cherished in this world than someone who lightens the burden of another.

Joseph Addison

People observe the Administrative Professionals Day in the month of April. It is the 24th of April when they observe this event. The Administrative Professionals Day has an inextricable connection with Administrative Professionals Week. In some countries, this particular event comes under Administrative Professionals Week. Every year, people all over the United Nations observe the Administrative Professionals Week throughout the last week of April. Now, talking about Administrative Professionals Day, it basically recognizes the contribution of administrative assistants, personal assistants, executive assistants, client services representatives, secretaries, and many more associated with the administrative tasks. On this day, people give these people chocolates, flowers, cards, and people also share their lunches with them.

Knowing the background of the Administrative Professionals Day is very important. During the Second World War, the US realized the deficiency of professional administrative personnel. The rising post-war business, birth-rate decline, and post-war depression were the main reasons. After that, in 1942, the National Secretaries Association was formed in order to recognize the remarkable contribution of the administrative professionals in the sphere of the economy of the nation. This organization helped in the personal development of that personnel. Apart from this, this organization worked to attract more people to this administrative field. Mary Barrett, the president of the National Secretaries Association played a very impactful role.

In 1981, the National Secretaries Association was renamed as Professional Secretaries International and then in 1998, it got a new name — International Association of Administrative Professionals. Now, if we talk about Administrative Professionals Day, it is the registered trademark of the International Association of Administrative Professionals.

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