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how can i get a receptionist job without any experience?

im trying to find a local receptionist job during the day time hours. i am still a highschool student, so i lack previous receptionist jobs. i have worked with customer for over 3 years and am looking for a receptionist job, so i can work two jobs and save my money. all the receptionist jobs available all require previous experience.

Asked By: Ben jaxon - 3/14/2007
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Apply for the jobs that require experience and focus on what you do know how to do. You might also let them know that you're willing to come "hang out" for a day so they can see if you're a good fit and how quickly you pick things up.
Answered By: landwish - 3/14/2007
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Apply to many places just like those who have experience. Smile when you come and go.
Answered By: Roboto - 3/14/2007
 
Yes sweetie it is possible because if you know someone who can help get your foot in the door go for it. You sound like a young person with a good head on your shoulders keep up the good work and stay strong. Keep looking!
Answered By: Sheila G - 3/14/2007
 
sign up with the temp agencies. they offer free training and send you on assignments where you can learn on the job. try Kelly Services or Apple One. mostly Kelly Services
Answered By: motorized vehicle - 3/14/2007
 
Most receptionist positions are during business hours, which means during your school hours. Not very many offer weekends and evenings. But if you can find something that doesn't interfere with your school schedule great... More
Answered By: zeebarista - 3/14/2007
 
Apply for the jobs anyway. They may say they want experience, but they will hire the best candidate... More
Answered By: tiffany - 3/15/2007
 
You could work from home. Information on customer service work from home jobs is available at http://tinyurl.com/ze4lg
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Answered By: Donna D - 3/18/2007
 
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