Administrative Professionals’ Day, formerly known as Secretaries’ Day, is observed annually in the United States on Wednesday of the last full week of April. Long before this holiday was first established in 1952, Mildred Elley has been on the cutting edge of training students for administrative careers in the Albany, New York area. Since Mrs. Elley began to train students in shorthand and typing skills in her Quail Street home in 1917, thousands of students have graduated from the school with the skill sets necessary to provide administrative support in a great variety of settings.
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Being a student is stressful on your schedule, yes, but it can also be stressful on your bank account. The more time you spend in classes and studying means less time working. Which means less money. This temporary sacrifice is just that, however. Temporary. With your career training you will be more prepared to enter the workplace and earn a living wage to support yourself and your family.
Yesterday was the Boston Marathon. I was watching some updates yesterday afternoon and saw that one particular runner I was following had just hit the halfway point. She had run 13.1 miles, and had 13.1 ahead of her. I wondered how she was feeling. She was so close to her goal, but with all the effort she had put out, she probably felt further away than when she started.
Week 2. How’s it going? Perhaps a few months ago you decided that you wanted to ditch your job and get a career, and here you are 2 weeks in to achieving that goal.
The beginning of a module for a Mildred Elley student is a fresh start. It's an end to the procrastination, another chance to stay on top of the game and watch it all play out perfectly. In short, it's the deep breath before the dive.
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