What It's Like to Work in Administrative Support
Administrative Support is more than just filing, answering phones and typing. Those in Administrative Support are often responsible for the logistics of an office, ordering supplies, coordinating multiple schedules and supervising other support staff. They need to be able to communicate effectively with management as well as clients. Strong written communications skills are critical as well as an understanding of common office software, including databases like Excel or Access. Almost every department in a large organization requires skilled Administrative Support.
Many of the skills used by Administrative Support personnel are transferable to various specialized departments, but additional training and experience is required to become, for example, a medical or legal assistant. With a strong sense of organization and attention to detail, a qualified support person can choose to work in almost any industry that interests them.
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executive support roles . Organized and professional . Specializing in administrative support . Committed...supervision . Highlights Self - directed Legal administrative support Schedule management Detailed meeting minutes...employment . Experience 08/2016 to Current Administrative Assistant Results Realty － Pinole , CA Drafted
The Academy at Morgan's Wonderland San Antonio,Texas
Professional Experience 06/2015 to Current Administrative Assistant The Academy at Morgan's Wonderland
Short Term Assistant
Samantha Taylor Unruly Blue Co Miami,Florida
completing American Heart Association basic life support . Present CPR and AED Languages Fluent in English...completing American Heart Association basic life support . Present CPR and AED
Unit Clerk/ Cardiac Monitor Tech
ARIA HEALTH Bristol,Pennsylvania
Summary Dedicated and focused Administrative Assistant who excels at prioritizing , completing multiple...project committees . 07/2009 to 07/2012 Administrative Assistant CLINICAL PATHWAYS － Philadelphia
Office Support Specialist II
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Somerville,Massachusetts
Public Health － Boston , MA Provide administrative support to three of the senior management level...general & complex high - level administrative support to senior management staff . Managed...Somerville － Somerville , MA Provided administrative support at the city hall personnel department to
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