Office Assistant
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How reliable of a worker are you?
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1. How reliable of a worker are you?
2. What areas of Office Assistant do you excel at?
Best Answer
Dealing with cilents and customers. Wroking on computer to maintain data.
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Answering with telephones and dealing with customers. General admin.
3. What do you like most about being an Office Assistant?
Best Answer
The best things about being an office assistant is the variety of work it brings. I have been an Administrative assistant for almost 10 years and have a wide range of duties that i'm responsible for. Currently I am responsible for reviewing invoices, time sheets, processing invoices, running errands, take customer service calls, order supplies, and provide support for the Executive Director and Operations Manager.
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The best things about being an office assistant is the variety of work it brings. I have been an Administrative assistant for almost 10 years and have a wide range of duties that i'm responsible for. Currently I am responsible for reviewing invoices, time sheets, processing invoices, running errands, take customer service calls, order supplies, and provide support for the Executive Director and Operations Manager.
4. How organized are you?
Best Answer
I like being organized so I can manage my time wisely.
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Very organised. I priortize work. With the way I structure my tasks it is easy to identify the work I have done.
5. How does this assistant position fit into your career path?
6. Do you have career goals you are pursuing? Such as further education, promotions, etc. If so, what are they?
Best Answer
Yes. I have customer service training. Interpersonal skills. Other training.
7. What part of working in an office do you enjoy the most?
8. Do you have a good sense of humor?
9. What do you know about our company?
10. Why are you the best assistant for this job?
11. What separates you from our other candidates?
12. What are some of your habits that you do around the office, that you find unique to yourself?
Best Answer
Responsiblity on working on system and opportunities to do tasks outside my job description.
13. Are you always on time or early for work?
14. What is your favorite boss to work for?
Best Answer
I dont think I had most favoite one because I have put my best in everything I do.
15. What was the biggest error you have made at your last job?
16. If I were to come visit your home, would I find it in a mess or clean and neat?
17. Why are you the best candidate for us?
18. Why did you choose to apply with us?
19. What are your career goals?
20. What have you done in the past year to improve your skills as an office assistant?
21. What have you done at your present/last company to increase revenues, reduce costs, or save time?
22. What type of documents and formats have you generated in the past?
23. Tell me about a complex project you were tasked with completing under deadline.
24. Have you had experience in maintaining office equipment? If so, what type of products?
25. What skills are essential for this position?
Office Assistant
Job Satisfaction
Interview Difficulty
Vacation
Hours per Week
50%
Easy
One Week
40 Hrs/Wk

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Last Updated: December 11, 2014, 7:24 pm
Education Requirements

High school graduates who have basic office and computer skills usually qualify for entry-level positions.

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