Search SEARCH

Tips for getting receptionist jobs?

I am looking for a job and I would really like to find one by the end of the month. I have 3 years of college and customer service experience. My resume is fine but not horribly impressive. I would really like to be a receptionist/secretary at a nice office with a dress code and regular bank hours. Benefits would also be nice. Any suggestions on ways to catch the eye of potential employers, good businesses to apply at, or ways to get good jobs? Thanks.

Asked By: Guapa - 8/18/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Show up with an irresistable personality and wardrobe. Remember, the receptionist is the "face" of the company and if you come across with confidence, professionalism and efficient organizational skills...you will win them over... More
Answered By: Ria Me - 8/19/2008
Additional Answers (3)
Go with a large company since there is room for advancement unless you are content with staying a receptionist (nothing wrong with that). When interviewing dress nicely (in a professional manner) and be knowledgeable of the company. Remember you would be the first person a customer or client is going to see so you... More
Answered By: Tracy M - 8/18/2008
 
And avoid any agency that wants a fee from you. Legitimate agencies do not charge you anything.
Answered By: chuckles951 - 8/18/2008
 
Usually they look for an attractive person with strong communication and computer skills for this field ( Also they prefer females ). If you have all of these , you have a big chance of getting the job at a reputed company ,and you may get to your goal.
Source(s):
Answered By: Sam J - 8/19/2008
 
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
Jobs.Quick-com
No Fee - $17-$27/hr Working at Home. Requirements: Must Have Computer
moneysavingexpert.com
Up to $47/hr Part-Time Job Openings. Free Schedule, No Scam. Start Now
wahm.com/jobs
Drive Your Car - Make up to $600 Per Weekend. Work When You Want.
uber.com/Sign-Up-Now

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-311
eTrustLogo