Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2007
With Administrative Professionals Week (April 22-28) just around the corner, GiveFun.com and is offering a brief history of how one of the largest work place observances began.
1952: National Secretaries Week was founded to recognize secretaries' contributions to the workplace and to attract people to secretarial and administrative support careers.
Traditional Office Attire: Dress, High-heels and a Strand of Pearls
Traditional Gift from Boss: Flowers and a Thank-You Card
Traditional Celebration: An Office Tea Party
2000: National Secretaries Week changed to "Administrative Professionals Week" to reflect changing job titles and expanding responsibilities of the administrative workforce.
Traditional Office Attire: Power Suit, Pumps and Bold Jewelry
Traditional Gift from Boss: Desk Accessory or Computer Upgrade
Traditional Celebration: Lunch at a Local Restaurant
2007: Administrative Professionals Week is one of the largest workplace observances and is celebrated worldwide. According to the US Department of Labor there are more than 4.1 million secretaries and administrative assistants in the United States and 8.9 million working in various administrative support roles.
Office Attire: Dress Casual and Dress-Down Friday are More the Norm
Gift from Supervisor: Anything goes and GiveFun.com gift certificates are just the thing.
Celebration Location: Day Spa, Rock Concert, Hot Air Balloon, Theme Park - just about everywhere is possible with GiveFun.com gift certificates.
Times have definitely changed since 1952 and with increased and more varied responsibilities, administrative professionals are the cog in every organization's wheel. Secretaries have busted of the secretarial pool and their gifts should reflect their new roles. With gift certificates from GiveFun.com, your administrative professionals can choose FUN how, when and where they want it. After all, they are in the business of making decisions all week long.
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