Look around your home office and see how many things there are in plain sight that might put you at risk if you had a burglar break-in. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, there has been a 20 percent increase in the theft of electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops during a home burglary.
If youâ€™re not in the loop about Administrative Professionals Week, itâ€™s time to catch up. If you have no idea why or how this week got started, look back at its roots. It used to be called National Professional Secretaries Week back in 1952 when the word â€œsecretaryâ€ wasnâ€™t considered a put-down. Todayâ€™s office multi-taskers prefer the moniker â€œadministrative professionalâ€, so the name was changed.