Annessa shares what it's like to work as a secretary at a university.
She talks about her job responsibilities, how she got her position. Having just graduated from high school, she shares important skills she learned while working full time.
Secretaries and administrative assistants perform routine clerical and organizational tasks. They organize files, draft messages, schedule appointments, and support other staff.
Short-term on-the-job training
Although secretaries and administrative assistants work in nearly every industry, many are concentrated in schools, hospitals, government agencies, and legal and medical offices. Most work full time in comfortable office settings. Virtual assistants typically work from a home office.
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