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How to get a administrative/office assistant job?

Im taking classes for microsoft programs. but other than that i dont have clerical experience. How do i get jobs like these if I dont have experience? do i need a business degree. i already have my bachelors but it isn't in business. I've noticed a few office assistant positons that aren't asking for more than year in experience. What are these companies looking for in these positions?

Asked By: chloë - 8/12/2008
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I agree with everything that NFL FAN said. I'm also old enough to remember them being called secretaries, lol... More
Answered By: Mike O - 8/12/2008
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The fact that you have a degree is great even if its not in business. Also your degree that be used to substitute experience even if you do not have professional experience. Even if you feel that you do not have the experience still apply for the administrative position. You might want to consider trying a temp or... More
Answered By: nfl fan - 8/12/2008
 
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