History of Professional Secretary's Day:
In 1952 for the very first time in Europe, Secretary’s Day was celebrated to encourage secretaries and to recognize the significance of a secretary in a business. In the same year this day was celebrated on different dates in different countries. Eventually third Thursday of April was decided to be the day almost all around the globe and Wednesday of the last full week of April in North America.
Importance of Professional Secretary's Day:
In recognition of the work and value of a secretary the celebration of this day is an important gesture from the employer and management. This event is celebrated worldwide to support the administrative staff for their invaluable contribution towards the growth of business.
How to Celebrate Professional Secretary's Day:
The traditional ways of celebrating this day include;
- Sending flowers, cards, and other gift
- Lunch or Dinner offers
But to celebrate this day more professionally it is suggested that employer provide the secretarial staff with following;
- Training courses
- Financial support to study further
- Compensation for online training programs and courses to improve their skills.