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Office Administration

Office Administrators or secretaries are responsible for coordinating the activities & employees within an office setting. The exact duties of office administrators vary depending on title, field, level of education & place of employment. They provide both clerical & administrative support to either an individual or a group of professionals in the office. There are many short courses like a diploma in Office Administration or a course in Front office management

Office Administration Colleges in India

Payoff

An administrative assistant secretary can start off at Rs 12000 to Rs 25,000. Remunerations depend totally on the company and the skill sets one possesses. An administrative manager earns anywhere between Rs 20,000 to Rs 35,000.

 
 

Career Prospects of an Office Administrator/ Secretary

There is a lot of scope for employment in sectors like the health care sector, legal services, banks, government offices etc.

There is always a need for administrative support and for secretaries in organisations, big and small. With the growth of the economy and industries, the demand for administrative personnel has increased as well. Almost every sector is on the lookout for administrative managers, administrative assistants, accountants, book keepers, secretaries, personal assistants, clerks and customer service employees. There is a lot of scope for employment in sectors like the health care sector, legal services, banks, government offices etc. These sectors and others rely heavily on office administration for stability and for maintaining order.

There are many short courses like a diploma in Office Administration or a course in Front office management. You need to have passed the 10+2 examinations in order to be eligible for these courses. Secretarial courses specifically aimed at graduates are available often through private colleges. Relevant experience is often more highly valued than specific secretarial qualifications, although excellent IT skills are always an added advantage.


Skills required

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Pleasant and confident disposition
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Flexibility
  • Attention to detail
  • Should be tactful and discreet.

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