MOS and MTA Certifications available online 

Through a partnership with the Washington Library System, Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Committee now offer employees the opportunity to connect with the King County Library and Seattle Public Library for MOS and MTA certification exams, as well as online study guides. Employees can earn their Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) certifications from home at no cost, as well as access study guides and practice tests to help earn the certification. As a reminder, employees may also use the online learning website at no cost with their… Read More

Celebrating successful elections and honoring employees for Administrative Professionals Day 

King County Elections held a virtual celebration to recognize the completion of four elections in February and March, as well as honor Administrative Professionals Day. Elections recognized the value of their administrative professionals pictured here: Robin Blake, Liwen (Lulu) Liu, and Alvin Dela Cruz. 

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Recognition Day, April 22 

Wednesday, April 22, is Administrative Professionals Recognition Day, an opportunity to say “thank you” to the Administrative Professionals that keep our teams, divisions, and departments running smoothly.  While we have had to cancel this year’s annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day Celebration Event in line with Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order and our ongoing efforts to practice social distancing and stop the spread of COVID-19, we can still use this opportunity to express our gratitude to our Administrative Professionals.   This extraordinary group of people is greatly appreciated by all employees across… Read More

Watch a video of Administrative Professionals Recognition event 

Some 250 employees attended the fourth annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day event in the King County Courthouse April 24, and we put together a short video to commemorate the occasion. Click the image below to watch the video. 

King County expresses gratitude for administrative professional employees 

King County celebrated its more than 2,300 administrative professional employees last week at the 4th Annual Administrative Professionals Day Recognition Event. This year’s event focused on the theme of “Gratitude” for the many contributions of administrative professionals to county government, and their work in helping all employees provide the best possible service to customers. “Often administrative professionals and those who work behind the scenes don’t always get the recognition… but we all know you make it happen,” Whitney Abrams, Chief People Officer, said at the event. “Providing opportunities to not only recognize the… Read More

Celebrating Administrative Professionals Recognition Day 

King County Executive Dow Constantine and the King County Council both proclaimed today, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, as Administrative Professionals Day in King County. Administrative Professionals Day is observed annually on the fourth Wednesday in April to recognize the many contributions of administrative professional employees.  “I encourage all residents to join me in thanking administrative professional employees for their work and in expressing gratitude for their many contributions to our government,” Executive Constantine said in his Proclamation. View the Executive Proclamation here, and the Council proclamation here, or view them below.

Reminder: 4th Annual Administrative Professionals Recognition event, Wednesday, April 24 

King County will celebrate the many contributions of our Administrative Professional employees at the 4th Annual Administrative Professionals Recognition event on Wednesday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., in room E-942 of the King County Courthouse.  This year’s event will focus on our “Gratitude” for the contributions of all Administrative Professionals. There will be guest speakers, and light refreshments will be provided. Space is limited so please register for the event, and arrive early so as to allow extra time for security screening.  Questions? Email 

Save the date for Administrative Professionals Recognition Event  

King County Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Advisory Committee are excited to announce the Fourth Annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Event. This event  recognizes administrative professionals who embody the attributes of excellence and innovation. It will be held at the King County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Event registration will open on Wednesday, March 27. Register for the event here.

Administrative Professionals step into the spotlight

This article is by Corinne Easter, Administrative Specialist with the King County Office of Risk Management Services Today King County is celebrating its superhero Administrative Professionals at the third annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Event at the City of Seattle’s Bertha Knight Landes Room from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., located at 600 4th Ave in Seattle. All King County employees are invited to attend this exciting event and help us celebrate this special day (please review the HR Bulletin regarding employee attendance at County-sponsored events). The fourth Wednesday of every April is National Administrative Professionals Day. King County recognizes… Read More

King County hosting Administrative Professionals Day event, April 25

Career Support Services and the Administrative Professionals Advisory Committee are pleased to host King County’s 3rd Annual Administrative Professionals Recognition Day event on Wednesday, April 25. This year, approximately 100 outstanding administrative professionals were nominated for recognition. Join us as we recognize and celebrate the valuable contributions administrative professionals throughout King County government are making. The event will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bertha Knight Landes Room at City Hall, 600 4th Avenue, Seattle. Space is limited! Register at Eventbrite, and email the committee with any questions… Read More