How do I get a job as secretary?

I'd like to be a secretary and do clerical work. I am 20 years old, and have average to above average typing skills. I live in a small town and am not sure what kind of businesses have/need a secretary? I don't mind answering phones or filing or any of that.I suppose the real question is, where should i search, what other qualifications should I have and what should I expect? Thanks!

Asked By: - 6/21/2011
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Put together a resume and then get out the yellow pages and start calling. Ask if you can fax over your resume and to who's attention. If they say there are no openings ask if they know someone else who is hiring for that kind of job. If they do let you fax over your resume, wait three days and call. Also apply for... More
Answered By: kadel - 6/22/2011
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Go ask for an application. Fill it out take it back and ask if they are needing help. Quit stressing.
Answered By: dude - 6/21/2011
Computer skills; preferably Windows (Word, Outlook, etc). Just look in the local paper's job ads or apply directly with local businesses.
Answered By: MoneyMen - 6/21/2011
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