International Day of the Secretary

International Day of the Secretary (Secretary's Day) or in a more formal Day version of the professional administrative staff (Administrative Professionals Day) is celebrated from the United States in 1952, thanks to the efforts of the New York publicist Klemfussa Harry (Harry F. Klemfuss).

Traditionally this day is held in the framework of the Week of professional administrative staff (Administrative Professionals Week), also became a U.S. tradition. The holiday is celebrated every year on Wednesday, the last full week of April.

In 1952, the "administrative Week" came in the first week of June and was called the National Secretaries Week (National Secretaries Week), and Wednesday this week was named the National Day Secretary (National Secretaries Day). The sponsor of the new professional holiday by the National Association of Secretaries (National Secretaries Association), with the support of some corporations.

Currently, administrative staff — is not only secretaries (Photo: UnaPhoto, Shutterstock) In 1955, the National Secretaries Week was moved to the last week of April. In 1981 he changed the name of the Week for the Week of professional secretarial staff (Professional Secretaries Week), and in 2000 — for the Week of professional administrators.

Now is celebrated not only secretaries, but all those from whom the work of the office — it's assistant directors, office managers, assistants, secretaries, speech-writers, stenographers. And experts leading outsourcing, assisted by the presidents and heads of companies and enterprises.

By the way, according to some estimates, this profession is among the five most sought-after in the world. At the present time, the administrative staff — is not only secretaries, whose job is to only receive telephone calls and planning work schedules chief, is highly qualified and experience, which largely depends on the success of the business.

< img width = 200 height = 133 src=/uploads/holidays/1e0f1e49fb0caaf714d3fa4bcc453ac5.jpg alt ='' title ='' border = 0 class = "intextimage"> Some countries celebrate National Days of Secretaries (Photo: Anyka, Shutterstock) Interestingly, Week of professional administrative staff (APW) is a registered trademark of the International Association of Administrative Employees (International Association of Administrative Professionals).

Some countries celebrate National Days of Secretaries Australia — the first Friday of May; Pakistan — in the third Wednesday of April, Zimbabwe — the first Wednesday of September. In Russia Secretary's Day is celebrated on the third Friday of September.