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I'm looking to become a secretary / receptionist and was hoping for some tips?

I'm looking to become a secretary / receptionist. And I was just wondering what I have to do to become a secretary. What qualifications do I need? I was thinking I would need to take classes/ courses on microsoft word/ excel. How much experience did you have when you started your job? Where was your first secretary job at? Basically, just any information you think might help will be greatly appreciated! :)

Asked By: miss_tink_21 - 9/26/2012
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I've been a secretary for over 20 years and I can't imagine anyone wanting to do this job, but good for you, hon. I started out when computers were just coming out and all the new rage. I have been a legal secretary all these years... More
Answered By: Nancy - 9/26/2012
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Community colleges have 2 year degrees on this. Google your nearest one and enroll. This will prepare you very well for any office /secretarial job. Someone will hire you without experience. The education will be extremely valuable to them.
Answered By: Go with the flow - 9/26/2012
 
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