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Top 6 General Office Specialists Hired This Month

  • musicelliaangel's Profile Picture
    Freelancer in Weiner, United States
    21 Reviews

    I studied the arts, Fashion and Drawing, Writing both stories and Music, but they never quite pay the bills, So I worked as a bookkeeper for 8 to 10 years taking classes in Buisness Management and Book keeping. I am well versed in the workings of Word using it for my short stories and I am really good with Excel...

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    Freelancer in Cold Lake, Canada
    5 Reviews

    I am very intuitive and eager. I am willing to do my best work all of the time. I would like to be able to help companies and persons that require assistance in a variety of fields. I have plenty of experience with the Microsoft Office suite of programs. Technology is my strong suit and I would like to expand my...

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    Freelancer in Tacurong, Philippines
    6 Reviews

    I would be happy if employed by you and will work to the best of my ability.

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  • LidijaP's Profile Picture
    Freelancer in Smederevska Palanka, Serbia
    9 Reviews

    My name is Lydia, I'm working on the computer last 15 years. My Top Skills Excel, Microsoft Office,Internet Research.

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    Freelancer in Kolkata, India
    85 Reviews

    Thank you so much for view our profile! We are an able and dedicated team of Developers and Data Operators. Our focus is to help bring more value to our clients than just task execution. We use edge technologies to make solutions more scalable and agile to fit the growing demands of business. ♛ Some of our services...

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    Freelancer in Igbo Ukwu, Nigeria
    16 Reviews

    I am a mathematics graduate who has been teaching mathematics for years. I teach different levels and grades of students ranging from kids, middle school, high school, college and undergraduates. I prepare students for major exams like: SAT, GMAT, SHL numerical tests, etc. I am an expert in creating, designing,...

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Finding General Office Specialists on Freelancer

An office specialist is a person who is well versed with the operations of an office. Usually a general office specialist deals with administrative aspects of the office and will hold a relatively upper level rank in the hierarchy, which will be equivalent to an office manager.

A general office specialist sometimes also gets the title of an administrative specialist. He/she provides communication, business support, and even takes care of the clerical support when the situation demands.

Mostly, a general office specialist works from an office environment. In some cases, an office specialist can work remotely too, taking on the administrative duties like a virtual assistant. The duties of an office specialist depend to a considerable extent on the type of business of the organisation. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the opportunities for general office specialists are expected to rise by at least 12% by the year 2022.

What exactly does the job of a general office specialist entail?

A general office specialist is essentially responsible for executing senior level administrative duties requiring expertise in one or more areas of specialities, either for a single executive or for more than one in a group. Though the duties are apparently administrative in nature, they are limited to that.

The duties include:

  1. Working with the executive and the team members as per the requirements of the business

  2. Liaising with different branches or departments and clients on behalf of the executive/team members

  3. Ensuring coordination with various departments for smooth operation of the business

  4. Working hand in hand with other businesses for the improvement of business operations and execution of various projects

  5. Resolution of most of the non-operational issues

  6. Acting as project leader for non-administrative projects

  7. Providing recommendations and other crucial inputs regarding administration and business operation to senior business managers

  8. Providing support to all facilities initiated by the management including office openings and closings and even moves

  9. Executing other additional duties as and when assigned.

What are the qualifications expected of a general office specialist?

  1. A basic qualification of Bachelor’s degree in any field

  2. Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

  3. Certifications/Courses in accounting, keyboarding and communication

  4. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  5. Certificate and two-year degree programs to train as an office specialist. These programs provide adequate knowledge in computer applications, general office procedures, business mathematics, communication and customer service.


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