Today we will tell you today is national what day. Since a few years, we speak more and more of the World Day of Administrative Assistant and Secretaries . A day that offers all the bosses but also the staff members of companies, the opportunity to thank their secretary! One might think that this “party” is a recent creation but in reality the first edition took place in 1951 in the United States and there is 1991 in France. Its date is normally set for 3 rd Thursday of every April.
World Day of Administrative Assistant and Secretaries April 20
The Secretaries’ Day was born in the early fifties, at a time when the recruitment of qualified office staff was difficult. It was necessary to make up for the shortage of personnel. The least we can say is that it is not quite disinterested … things have changed today but we will not sulk our pleasure and we wish their celebration to our secretaries and assistant ( e) s?
It would be hard not to talk about Regis Roinsard’s “Populaire” movie , released in November 2012, which features typist contests organized a few decades ago. He will have, in his way, paid tribute to the whole profession of secretaries and steno-typists. A little nostalgia for a profession that has evolved in depth, the pace of technological change and the emergence of the Internet.