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Some of the most ideal skills for an administrative assistant include:
While you don't need any certifications to become an administrative assistant, you can gain a competitive advantage in the job market by becoming a Certified Administrative Professional (CAP). To take the CAP exam, you must have particular work experience qualifications depending on your education level.
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