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Where can I get experience to become a pesronal assistant?

For fun, I looked up Personal assistant at hotjobs.com, and most of them said that you need at least a year or three of experience. Well what sort of experience qualifies for that? Do you have to have experience to be a personal assistant if you are quick at learning and got an Associates Degree in Business?

Asked By: Butterfly - 1/1/2007
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To get a PA job that really pays, you'll need a Bachelor's, excellent oral and written communication skills, and superior time management skills. Most people will also take into account experience as an executive assistant or a nanny. You could register with an agency, which would verify your education, references... More
Answered By: Sam - 1/1/2007
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Using an accurate spellchecker would be handy. I think being a PA is like being a secretary. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but be prepared to make the coffee.
Answered By: degrassirules - 1/1/2007
 
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