An assistant is a go-to person in office surroundings. Due to the wide scope of their daily responsibilities, office assistants must have a variety of skills. If you’re well organized, can pay close attention to detail and like being part of a team, this job could match you perfectly.
SKILLS AND DUTIES
maintaining and restocking office supplies
be a good communicator
scheduling and arranging meetings
make documents and reports
have good computer skills
have critical thinking skills
be very organized
keep an eye on details
have a friendly personality
SALARIES AND EDUCATION
Administrative Assistant - $14.85 per hour
Office Assistant - $12.20 per hour
Personal Assistant - $14.87 per hour
Usually, a high school diploma/GED or an associate’s degree is required. Projected job growth for this area is 12% (2012-2022). This bodes well for aspiring assistants.