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Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants



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Describe Your Skills


People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Using computers.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Performing day-to-day administrative tasks.
  • Organizing, planning, and prioritizing work.
  • Creating and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.

 

Careers that Use Similar Skills


The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Secretaries and Administrative Assistants.

 

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View more careers in the Administrative Support pathway

 

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