Office Assistant Skills Assessment Test

Office Assistant Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
An Office Assistant is responsible for assisting the entirety of an office or team, day to day duties will include, dealing with correspondence and phone calls, managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the office/manager/executive, booking and arranging travel, transport, and accommodation, organising events and conferences.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this Assessment for an Office Assistant are to determine how the applicant manages their time in a busy environment. It tests their ability to think on their feet and manage multiple projects and tasks daily.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn whether the applicant is a people person who can work as part of a team and ensure the smooth running of a busy office. You will gauge their ability to navigate difficult situations and have a level of confidence within themselves to be able to deal with all personality types, In a calm, professional manner.

About the Office Assistant Skills Assessment

Want to hire the best Office Assistant to help your business? Use our expert Office Assistant skills test to hire the best person and never make another bad hire.

An Office Assistant is responsible for completing the administration tasks in a workplace, helping to ensure that all day-to-day activities run smoothly. They will be working in a fast paced environment and often a first point of contact for clients and visitors.

This Office Assistant test assesses whether job candidates have all of the necessary skills to be a valuable team member of the office and assist with ensuring all business activities are managed effectively. This can include communication skills, multi-tasking skills and the ability to be a strong team player.

Candidates who perform well on this Office Assistant skills assessment will have all the technical skills to complete any administration tasks required, and manage to work on multiple projects at any one time. They will also have the necessary soft skills to communicate effectively with others on their team.



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Question Type: Audio

One of the Directors, Hillary, has asked you to manage her phone calls for the day while she is in a conference and he is not to be disturbed. One of her clients calls and says that it is urgent. Record your response to the client.
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Question Type: Text

Being spread across multiple projects, tasks, and activities can be quite overwhelming, especially in a new environment. Describe a time where you have had to adapt to change and keep yourself "in check" what things did you do to manage stress, stay calm and happy.
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Team Player

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You're an Office Assistant in a busy city firm, you love the job and the people, however, you are beginning to get a bit frustrated as you can tend to be expected to be 'always available' you also feel like the staff seem to expect you to know and be able to fix everything. What actions and steps would you take to resolve this? You don't want to offend of upset anyone.

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