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Updating Your Certification Designation

I must admit to having missed this announcement. But, back in November, the IAAP Certification Administration Board which oversees the CAP, notified members of the new and proper way to display certification designation. This change meant the designation should reflect separation between our certification and any specialties we hold.  So, effective 11/1/17, the new CAP format…

Defining ‘Administrative Professional’

For those of us in the administrative field, there are few things that can get us as fired-up as trying to define and explain the ‘career administrative professional’.  Let’s start with some  frequently asked questions about the profession. What is an administrative professional? Why is the title ‘Secretary’ insulting to some, but not to others?…

Until We Meet Again DE-MD-DC & NoVA Administrative Professionals

Just want to add this quick post — I recorded this tonight after much pondering. Why is it such a challenge to access professional development as an admin working around the Beltway region. How I’d like to see Administrative Professionals recognized during Administrative Professionals Day/Week. It’s about 20 minutes of an audio recording. Administrative ProfessionalsAdministrative…