what do you need to become a receptionist?

i am thinking of becoming either a veterinary receptionist or a beauty salon receptionist so what kind of training or degrees will i need?? thanks!

Asked By: [: - 10/24/2009
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There are no set academic standards or entry requirements for becoming a receptionist. Your job, however, will entail performing a variety of tasks like answering phone calls, taking messages, greeting visitors, answering questions, opening and routing mail, filing, emailing, faxing and scheduling appointments. On the... More
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You barely need a high school education to become a receptionist. Learn to type and to take direction from people who are more ambitious and successful than you have a hope of becoming.
Answered By: missy79 - 10/24/2009
MY daughter was relief receptionist for the summer at the multinational company where I work. When she was 14. Really all you need is clear spoken English and some smarts to keep things straight. Our regular receptionists just have grade 12.
Answered By: Chuckles - 10/24/2009
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