SECRETARIES WHO SUCCEED by Ezther R. Becker

SECRETARIES WHO SUCCEED

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Not a manual of the practicalities (grammar, spelling, shorthand etc.) but the less tangible techniques which make for the ""sixth"" or secretarial sense. Here are the many ways in which you can excel as a secretary, by accommodating, following up for, covering for your employer; sparing him details; assuming responsibility; maintaining a routine but accomplishing first things first; protecting his prestige; acquiring a ""photogenic"" manner; suiting your personality, clothes, cosmetics to your job and subduing the sex angle; in other words, how to be thoughtful, efficient, self-effacing, and by these protective procedures insure your being considered irreplaceable in your job...For those who wish to make a career of secretarial service, this tells all but it makes certain subservient, sacrificial demands....

Pub Date: July 9th, 1947
Publisher: Harper