Synergi EA Gail Hatch Speaks to Her Experience In The Industry
The work of executive assistants and administrative professionals is often the glue that holds a company together - supporting business leaders while advancing the company's mission.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are more than 3.3 million administrative assistants and secretaries employed in the U.S. Executive assistants and administrative professionals have long been valued assets in businesses. While their efforts should be recognized and appreciated on a regular basis, one day each year provides an opportunity to highlight their excellence.
This year, Administrative Professionals Day falls on April 27, 2022, and Synergi would like to honor it with an interview from one of our Executive Assistants, Gail Hatch!
WHAT EDUCATION/TRAINING/CERTIFICATIONS ARE NEEDED FOR THIS ROLE?
This role requires a BA/BS degree in Business Administration, organizational skills, multitasking skills, professionalism, and patience.
HOW MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE ARE REQUIRED IN YOUR INDUSTRY?
In this industry, more than 5 years of experience is needed in an administrative assistant role as a prerequisite. The EA position at Synergi is critical to the whole business.
“THE EA POSITION AT SYNERGI IS CRITICAL TO THE WHOLE BUSINESS.”
WHAT DOES THE POSITION ENTAIL?
Fully supporting a company executive or several executives. This includes organizing calendars, managing email accounts, timekeeping, filing, scheduling meetings, and arranging travel.
WHAT PURPOSE DOES THIS ROLE SERVE?
Time management and organization of the given executive.
WHAT TYPE OF ENVIRONMENT DO YOU WORK IN?
I work in an office environment and mostly just need a computer.
WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS PROFESSION TO SOMEONE LOOKING TO START A NEW CAREER?