Updated June, 2021.
Don't think office assistants need specific training to do their jobs well? Think again! This role is increasingly important—and increasingly complex.
Office assistants are needed in businesses and organizations of every stripe and size. From non-profits to start-ups to multi-national corporations. No professional team can survive without skilled administrators keeping the wheels turning.
So, it's no surprise that trained, talented office admins are highly sought after. In Winnipeg, the Government of Canada Job Bank is predicting steady demand for office administrators straight through to 2026.
What exactly will you need to take advantage of those job opportunities, and build a successful career as an office assistant?
Start with the top 5 skills taught in quality office assistant training. These are the competencies absolutely every employer is looking for.