What are the best assistant qualifications and training to get ahead?

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What is the best training for becoming an assistant? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective assistant?

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PJ

88 months ago

You have to be computer literate being proficient in MS Office. Being able to work independently, paying attention to detail and ofcourse strong coordination and planning skills - keeping in mind that you are maintaining calendars, booking meetings / conferences, travel arrangements etc for the team you are supporting..... last but no least the ability to priortize.

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Alex in San Diego, California

82 months ago

is there a book that teaches you techniques?

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