Office Manager Skills Assessment Test

Office Manager Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
An Office Manager is responsible for keeping an office running smoothly and overseeing administrative support. The job can range widely in duties and responsibilities, from reception, copy editing and support, to handling a specific type of paperwork or filing for a specific department.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested for this Assessment for an Office Manager are to determine whether the candidate can adapt to an ever-changing office environment and be able to initiate and instigate change. We test the candidate’s ability to communicate well in difficult situations and be able to hold themselves with assertiveness in challenging situations.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn if the candidate has written skills, verbal skills and if they are able to stand up for their own and others rights. You will learn if they are observant and will to go the extra mile to maintain the smooth running of an office.

About the Office Manager Skills Assessment

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

The role of an Office Manager is to manage and co-ordinate the administration activities of the business to ensure everything runs smoothly and as efficiently as possible. They typically lead a team to complete clerical work and keep business pursuits on track.

This Office Manager test assesses whether job candidates have all of the necessary skills to effectively run an office. This can include communication skills, being assertive and also being adaptable to change.

Candidates who perform well on this Office Manager skills assessment will have all the technical skills to complete any administration tasks required and implement new strategies and procedures to evolve with a changing business. They will also have the necessary soft skills to communicate effectively with others on their team, and be confident and decisive.


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Question Type: Video

Describe a technical problem you dealt with at your previous company. How did you resolve it?
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You are under strict instruction from your boss, not to let anyone see her today, she is extremely busy with an important deadline. Towards the end of the day a group of gentleman come into the office, asking to see your boss, despite you telling them that your boss is not seeing anyone, they aren't taking no for an answer. The gentleman are getting rather pushy and trying to persuade you to let them see your boss. They are in a group and you are feeling a bit intimidated. How do you handle this situation? How do you act? What do you say?
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The organisation has recently changed the way that it processes expenses which requires a new system. You don't agree with the change but you have been allocated responsibility to implement it across the business. Outline your process for doing this implementation.

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