As a secretary, I am not paid to think, yet I spent the past decade developing my thinking, reading, and writing skills.
As a secretary at a think tank, however, where a fair amount of writing is done by other people, my skills do have value. I am asked to edit things.
As a secretary with progressive political views working at a libertarian think tank, I am asked to edit things that make arguments with which I do not necessarily agree for publications that stand for things with which I do not necessarily agree.
Yesterday, I edited an article that will be published in the National Review.