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Administrative and Executive Assistant Job Description

Administrative and Executive Assistant Job Description

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Skills
Active Listening: Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times

Reading Comprehension: Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents

Time Management: Managing one’s own time and the time of others

Speaking: Talking to others to convey information effectively

Writing: Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience

Abilities
Oral Comprehension: The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

Written Comprehension: The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing

Written Expression: The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand

Oral Expression: The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand

Speech Clarity: The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

Interests
Conventional: Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow

Enterprising: Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business

Work Styles
Cooperation: Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude

Attention to Detail: Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks

Dependability: Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations

Integrity: Job requires being honest and ethical

Concern for Others: Job requires being sensitive to others’ needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job

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