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14 Surprising Jobs Office Pros Do At Work

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The link between money and happiness is tough to unravel. It's a tugging match between esoteric thirsts like love and satisfaction, and very real demands like food and shelter. But a recent report involving administrative professionals suggests that the old cliches are at least partially true: you don't need a lot of money to be happy.

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The administrative profession has certainly seen its share of changes since 1942 when IAAP was formed. Back then, manual typewriters were an essential for support staff. Today, typewriters are considered dinosaurs, relics no longer found in any office. Administrative staff are expected to master far more complex tools to perform their jobs effectively now.

In the same way office equipment has evolved over time, so has the role of the administrative professional.

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Admins Make "Best Jobs" List

U.S. News & World Report included administrative professionals in its "Best Jobs of 2012" list, which was released this morning.

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