Administration Assistant Skills Assessment

Administration Assistant Skills Assessment

Assessment Summary
An Administration Assistant provides assistance to a busy office, to ensure the smooth running of day to day business and distributing information within an office. This generally includes answering phones, taking memos, and maintaining files. Administrative assistants may also be in charge of sending and receiving correspondence, as well as greeting clients and customers.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this Assessment for a Administration Assistant include determining whether the candidate can verbally communicate with staff and colleagues, and send correspondence electronically, we tested the Attention to Detail that the candidate holds, and whether they can organize themselves in a way that is forward thinking and efficient.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn if the candidate can articulate themselves well verbally and communicate confidently verbally. You will get an idea of how the candidate organises themselves and their workday on a day to day basis and if they are detail orientated.

About the Administration Assistant Skills Assessment

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An Administrative Assistant, also referred to as an office clerk, receptionist, or secretary, is someone who carries out everyday organizational and clerical tasks. They keep everything about the day to day operations of a business running smoothly behind the scenes.

This Administrative Assistant test assesses whether job candidates have the correct skills to organize and communicate business tasks and requirements and also test their attention to detail.

Candidates who perform well on this Administrative Assistant assessment will have all the technical skills to successfully understand, prioritize and balance tasks from multiple stakeholders along with business requirements. They will also have the necessary soft skills to communicate and the astute level of detail that removes or minimizes human error in daily tasks.

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Attention to Detail

Question Type: Presentation

Your boss, Bob, has asked you to make some quick edits to a presentation he is about to give. He has annotated the presentation with yellow sticky notes indicating what he needs changed.
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Communication

Question Type: Video

Finally, please record a short video outlining your relevant experience and why you think you would be a great fit for this role.
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Organization

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As an administrative assistant, you will be working across many different teams and projects. How will you keep track of each project and what is required from you and when?

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