How does one qualify and find jobs as an administrative assistant?

I have a degree in Techna Business from New Hampshire College but I am not a Christian. I think that hurts me a lot!

Asked By: skahhh - 9/12/2007
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Your Religious preference should not be a barrier to you getting a job here in New Hampshire... More
Answered By: Erica - 9/12/2007
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Strong computer skills written skills interpersonal skills a diploma from a college or univeristy computer skills strong multi-tasking ablility
Answered By: Celebrate - 9/12/2007
More and more these positions are requiring a college degree - like an associates in office administration or something of the like. And experience is usually required for an admin asst. Yes, there actually does seem to be some sort of hierarchy in the clerical field with file clerks and suck at the bottom and admins... More
Answered By: Sunidaze - 9/12/2007
Get in entry level somewhere and stay there for at least a year. Unfortunately, entry level in New England pays about $12 and under...but it's a start...if you don't have a degree in it.
Answered By: Kansas5577 - 9/12/2007
You have a business degree so I would think you would be qualified. It also helps to have years of related experience... More
Answered By: ModelFlyerChick - 9/13/2007
Try contacting a temp agency. I know Office Team will give you some tests to measure your knowledge of MS Office, as well as general clerical skills. As long as you can type, they can help you get some experience by temping and doing data entry and slowly moving up from there. After 6 months or so, you should be... More
Answered By: littlebear - 9/13/2007
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