- Multi-talented: Admins report their roles run the gamut – everything from accounting to human resources – and over one-third of respondents report they have used social media on behalf of the boss.
- Above and beyond: Of the admins surveyed, 40 percent report they have provided childcare for co-workers, 20 percent have watched pets, 20 percent are known as the resident “fashion consultant,” and more than ten percent admit they have been the office “matchmaker.”
- Would you like Andrea Sachs’ assistant job from the movie Devil Wears Prada? No thanks say two-thirds of the respondents – even if it meant working for a prestigious company or high-profile person.
According to the survey, more than one-third of businesses plan to celebrate National Administrative Professionals’ Day. To help offices recognize their contributions, Staples offers an assortment of great gift ideas for your admin, with free shipping for Staples Rewards Members and next day delivery in most cases, including:
- A complete makeover for their desktop with Poppin’ office supplies
- A Staples $50 eGift card with a free personalized mug, delivered in time for Admin’s day if ordered by April 11.
- Keurig® OfficePRO® Single-Cup Commercial Coffee Brewer, starting at $129.99
- Staples® Breeford™ Bonded Leather Managers Chair, starting at $169.99
- Great notebooks like the M by Staples™ Arc Customizable Leather Notebook System, starting at $19.59, and the Moleskine Classic Colored Notebook, starting at $20.95
- An assortment of the best pens, including the AvantPro™ Pen with Silkscribe Ink, starting at $8.49 and the Cross Tech 2.2 Dual Function Ballpoint Pen with Stylus and Screen Cleaning Cloth, starting at $15
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