The Day Formerly Known as Secretary's Day

April 25, 2001 ( - In honor of Administrative Professionals Day, formerly Secretary's Day, careers web site asked respondents what they thought of the job title "secretary".

The results showed that, out of a total of 21,835 votes:

  • more than half said “the title is insignificant, but the role is priceless’,
  • just over a quarter felt the title to be demeaning and old-fashioned,
  • while one in five said “it’s appropriate. The title fits the role’.

In recognition of Administrative Professionals Day (April 25th) and Week (April 23-27), has re-launched the Administrative/Support community, which contains

  • career opportunities,
  • in-depth articles,
  • expert advice,
  • resume and interview tips,
  • chats and message boards