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How do you become an executive assistant?

I have a bachelor's degree but I've worked in retail as a manager. I am trying to secure and admin position but it's not working. I even changed my resume to functional format. Do think that might work? I have adminstrative experience, just not the title.

Asked By: ebe b - 7/12/2010
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It depends on the experience as you have had as a retail manager. There are some skills that might be transferable between the two positions. The following are some job responsibilities that might be done by an executive assistant, and then you could measure them to the experience that you have had, and that would be... More
Answered By: mtwaites - 7/13/2010
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Besides the functional resume you need to prepare a good cover letter to send with your resume highlighting many of the major the skills they are seeking for the position and where you used them. A good cover letter will get you further in the group pile of applicants. I hope this helps and wish you all the best... More
Answered By: RipCity - 7/12/2010
 
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