There are a few basic skills that anyone interested in clerical work needs to know. They are also essential for entry-level positions in most offices, regardless of the field. If you are looking for a job as a data entry clerk, receptionist, administrative assistant, or something similar, make sure you have these basic skills under you belt:
If you've already mastered the six skills above, you can make yourself even more marketable by learning computer programs such as Microsoft PowerPoint and Access. Tutorials for these programs and others are available both on www.gcflearnfree.org and in person at the GoodTemps Manhattan office. If the jobs you want call for other skills and you aren't sure where to learn them, please feel free to email me at email@example.com and I'd be glad to help however I can.