What does a position as an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist do?

Does this mean that it's someone who sits at the front desk, but does a little bit more than just greet guests and answer phones? Wouldn't it be overwhelming since it's like serving two jobs? Would it be better to just work as an admin assist or just a receptionist rather than being an admin/recep?

Asked By: mysteriouswun - 2/20/2009
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You would do things like order office supplies and file paper work as well as answer phones. I don't think it would be overwhelming, it just allows you to put more responsibilities on your resume. Having more responsibilities make your work days fly, sitting at a desk all day greeting visitors is very mundane and... More
Answered By: Jeanna - 2/20/2009
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It really depends. If you're not able to handle both, I would look for a job that is one or the other. If you're an admin/receptionist, you may be responsible for some or all of the following duties... More
Answered By: mtwaites - 2/22/2009
i've been working in their field for 6 or 7 years - at first it is overwhelming (when you do not have experience) - after awhile its all just second nature to you. Do whatever makes you comfortable
Answered By: Amanda - 2/23/2009
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