The Role of Admins in the Office of the Future

Developed by Robert Half and the International Association of Administrative Professionals® (IAAP®), the Office of the Future project explores changes affecting support staff. Our new research focuses on top traits and attributes shared among the best administrative professionals. When it comes to evolving admin trends, Office of the Future has a wealth of information.

Did you know, for example, that administrative workers and senior managers agree that flexibility is the most desirable quality in admins? Or that a majority of both managers and admins feel that support staff are more valued by their employers than they were 10 years ago?

From learning more about the details of an administrative professional's career to a look at admin professionals' future jobs to the many rewards of a career in the administrative field, this Robert Half and IAAP® resource is a must-have for admins and those interested in learning more about this exciting profession.

We invite you to get your free digital copy of the Office of the Future Guide, complete with in-depth IAAP research and Robert Half surveys. You can also learn more now by checking out our infographic and videos below.

Office of the Future: How to Hire All-Star Administrative Professionals and Maximize Their Potential 



Our Hiring Tips Guide highlights key insights found in our recent survey of more than 2,200 administrative professionals, as well as:

  • Seven pointers to help you find top talent.
  • 10 questions to assess strengths and weaknesses when interviewing support candidates.
  • Five areas to maximize the talent of your current staff, including tech, social media, event planning, social responsibility and hiring.

Infographic: Key Traits of Successful Administrative Professionals 

View the Key Traits of Successful Administrative Professionals

What does it take to be a successful administrative professional today? OfficeTeam and IAAP surveyed more than 2,200 administrative professionals and 610 senior managers to find out the most in-demand skills and attributes for support staff.


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Video: Biggest Misconceptions About Administrative Professionals


Video: Most Rewarding Part of Being an Administrative Professional


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