An office is a lot like a complicated machine. To operate at max efficiency, a lot of moving parts have to fit together perfectly. If anything goes wrong, there has to be someone there to make sure that the proper maintenance happens. There are phones to answer, meetings to schedule, flights to book, lunches to arrange, and dozens of other seemingly small details that, when added together, form the vast majority of an office’s workload.
To keep a machine running, you call an expert mechanic. To keep an office running, you call the sadly unsung heroes of the business world, Administrative Professionals. Every year, on April 26, the entire business world takes one well-deserved day to honor all of those Executive Assistants, the people who keep the proverbial trains running.
If you’ve ever worked in an office for even a week, you don’t need to be told than an office without an Administrative Professional is like a car without tires or a ship without a rudder. Sure, the executives are the ones devising the strategies that push businesses forward, but it’s the Administrative Professionals who translate those plans into real world times, dates, and locations. Having someone around to make sure you don’t have to sweat the details is invaluable to any executive looking to take their business to the next level.
In a perfect world, every day would be Administrative Professionals Day. There is no position more crucial to the success of a business that gets less credit than Assistants. They’re the glue that binds an office together, and without them things tend to fall apart rapidly.
With that in mind, we’re here to help you show your Administrative Professionals exactly how much they mean to you this year. With a little help from rushIMPRINT’s top-quality branded merchandise, you can make sure that this year, your invaluable staff know exactly how much their hard work, dedication, and deft juggling of dozens of tasks are appreciated.
If you’ve never worked as an Administrative Professional, you can’t imagine how stressful it is to handle a constantly-changing list of job responsibilities. They have to be ready to switch hats at a moment’s notice in order to take care of all of the unforeseen challenges that pop up every day. Why not help them relax and pamper themselves a bit with one of our custom-branded spa or manicure items?
While we all strive to be good bosses, let’s face facts. At times, we’re hard to deal with. No matter how good our intentions, we tend to hand our Executive Assistants the toughest, most draining tasks and then just expect them to get done efficiently. It’s enough to push anyone’s stress way past the red line. This year, help your favorite Administrative Professional find their center with a little help from one of our custom yoga mats. Talk about good karma!
Working as an Executive Assistant involves a lot of early mornings and late work nights. You’re the first in the door and, often, the last one to leave. It’s a wonder that Assistants don’t spend half of their day sleeping at their desk. Why not help your Administrative Professionals fight off those yawns and show your appreciation at the same time with some of our delicious, high-quality coffee and tea? It’s a great way to show that you understand all of the sacrifices your Assistants make, and it might just help take some of the sting out of the next time you ask them to come in early.
No matter what you do, make sure that you spend today letting your Administrative Professionals know how much they mean to your business. They are an indispensable part of any successful company, and a thoughtful gift is a great way to show your appreciation. These are just a few ideas, but check out our full line of offerings to find the perfect item for your office’s MVP.