In today’s workplace environment, companies are looking for every efficiency and advantage in the marketplace. Administrative assistants perform a variety of clerical and organizational tasks that are necessary to run a company efficiently and effectively.
Administrative assistants have to be fluent in technology including spreadsheets, word processing, databases, reporting software and presentation software. In addition, they need excellent customer service skills since they are often the first person who represents a company to their customers.
Administrative assistant positions have expanded to include roles such as executive assistants, medical secretaries, virtual assistants, office managers, payroll clerks or human resources assistants.
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