Not everybody reading this blog has found a career in administration o as a PA. Here is a focus on how best to get your first Admin Jobs, with the aim of one day working as a PA or even an EA. So you fancy a career as an administrator, it’s a widely available job, with lots of opportunities all over the country. If you’re super organised then this is the job for you. Here’s what the job is all about and how you can get your foot in the door.

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What is an administrator?

Lets start of with the basics, an administrator may be filing documents, answering phones, supporting clerical work and supporting the clerical activities of a business. You’ll be able to work full time or part time, there are many flexible positions available.

What qualifications do I need to become an administrator?

Qualifications are generally not heavily required but organisational skills are essential, as well as a good telephone manner. Ideally, you should look to take an Administration Course, you can find many of these types of courses across London.

Try to ensure that the training course is practical and related to the modern workplace. Live tutors are ideal for many, compared to distance or online learning.

What do I need to be able to demonstrate?

You’ll need a good telephone manner and fantastic organisational skills, you will need to be a real team player and be willing to assist as required. You will also need to be a whizz at task prioritisation and will need to stay calm under pressure.

Where can adminstration roles lead me to? Get an Office Admin Career in London

Administration jobs can lead to PA or secretarial jobs.  You could progress to become a Personal Assistant (PA) or Executive Personal Assistant.

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