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Is Administration assistant or other admin jobs dead end or can the be used as a foot in the door ?

Especially if you have the education but not work experience, can admin type of jobs be a foot in the door or are they just dead end ? I don't necessarily mean admin assistant specifically but many jobs that would be considered support functions. Can you use the jobs as an entry level position to better things or are they usually a brand that will keep you stuck in the job ? Is the work degrading, could it be compared to working in retail in regards to how badly you are treated by superiors ?

Asked By: John M - 12/11/2008
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I would definitely shoot higher. If you have education and you look hard enough, you'll eventually find something non support function-trust me. You went to college for a reason. I work with a guy who graduated the same year as me and he took and admin job just to get in, and he works 5 times as hard as I have to, and... More
Answered By: ThePurchaser - 12/11/2008
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