Working in an office, what should I be good at?

I am going to college to become certified as a Office Administrative Assistant. Business, Legal, and Medical. What "skills" should I especially have to get a good job when I graduate?

Asked By: - 3/22/2012
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Emotional maturity is # one. Assuming the school will give you the "office" skills that you need after that you need to be a "company man". Making your boss look good and making his/her boss look good too by being the most professional you know how to be. You need to keep your self to yourself, don't let office... More
Answered By: uuchurchlady - 3/22/2012
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Being a wiz at the computer is essential. Knowing how to put together powerpoint presentations, export reports from excel and find a document on demand will help you succeed. Anything you can do to make your boss look organized and on top of his or her game will lead to your success. Good Luck!
Answered By: tracyb8803 - 3/22/2012
Knowledge, skills and attitude fit for office job include... More
Answered By: Willie Boy - 3/23/2012
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