How will I ever get an office job if everyone wants you to have experience?
I currently work in a factory, but am going to school for medical office administration. I really want to be working in an office at a nice computer with a desk and a chair. I was curious and was looking up job openings for any kind of office work online, and all the jobs I see want you to have like 1-5 years experience. How will one gain experience if everyone wants you to already have experience? I have 2 semesters to go before I am finished.
Asked By: GeddyCat - 7/6/2013
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Just apply anyway. Even if you don't have experience, someone will give and see how well you'll do in their business. Maybe the school you're going to has a program or something that will give you some experience and you can add that on your resume?
Answered By: Nicole - 7/6/2013
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Right before you finish your schooling, ask them to help you find a job.....you may even have to volunteer to get some experience.
Answered By: Linda R - 7/6/2013
I would apply anyway. Often times, what they put on job descriptions is just a guideline. That said, you might need to change your focus to a lower-level position. Perhaps it's one where you serve as an assistant to an administrator and you don't necessarily have your own desk and computer. Those jobs likely pay... More
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