A secretary is better than a clerk. Where I use to work at Boeing we had Administrative assistants.
It’s not the title; it’s the pay! Ohhh wait…
What book is this in, jackhammer165
That she’s just figuring this out now might explain why she’s paid the least.
I was a Jr. administrative assistant serf.
Many executive assistants, aka secretaries, had lots of office power.
It’s an honorable profession. I mean scientific researchers are all about exploring and recording. I mean, someone has to order the ink cartridges and paper. You are vital. Period.
This is why managers are so eager to give away job titles, but actual raises and bonuses generally have to be pried away with a metaphorical crowbar.
This is why we need UNIONS !!!!!
At some point in time our department secretary got a title change to Administrative Assistant. I’m not sure whether or not a pay raise was included….