I always find the job title “secretary” fascinating. It’s both an administrative support person, almost always non-exempt, and not responsible for high-level activities, and an exceedingly high government official, with incredibly complex and varied responsibilities, some of whom are responsible for literally hundreds of thousands of employees.
The first definition of secretary has fallen out of fashion and been replaced with the “administrative assistant” role, but if we say, “Mary is a secretary,” it’s doubtful your next question will be, “Which cabinet post does she hold?”
So, when you’re trying to come up with job titles “Jack of All Trades” isn’t the best solution for your business card or LinkedIn Profile. Here are some ideas to help you pick job titles for your staff or help you advocate for the title you want.
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