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As an administrative assistant, you have your finger on the pulse of your company. You perform routine clerical and administrative duties, but mostly you assist with and organize the daily activities of department heads, managers and executives.
Your workday varies depending on the schedules and responsibilities of others. You’re computer and tech savvy – a valuable skill, as you work on a computer for much of the day, completing tasks such as word processing, scheduling, and creating and managing spreadsheets.
In your role, you may also answer phones, file, operate office equipment, input data, and prepare correspondence, reports, invoices, forms and other materials.