A secretary is a person who is employed to help in an office, and help the people in charge of the office do their job.
By definition, the main task of a secretary is to keep organized paper and electronic files for the
In different workplaces, and for different reasons, a secretary may also be called an administrative assistant, receptionist, clerk, or executive assistant.
In the past, most secretaries were men. Today, 98% of secretaries are women, according to the US Census.
In 1952, several groups, for example the National Secretaries Association, founded Secretary's Day. It is celebrated in the 4th week of April. It has been renamed "Administrative Professional's Week" to represent the more challenging roles of secretaries today.