A receptionist can be described as the ultimate people person
whether they like it or not !The forefront of any company, a receptionist receives guests ranging from potential leads to established long standing clients.
The face of the company not only greeting those who walk through the door, you daily role is filled with tasks concerned with administrative operations and making your boss' life easier. Remember a great receptionist is an invaluable and indispensable asset. Please have a genuine love of people and a need for improving your daily work life and those of the workers around you.
Meticulous presentation is a must as you represent the business, more than those hiding in the back office. Being a receptionist is all about making a good impression sometimes when you feel invisible so grab a coffee (make me one too!) and take a deep breath.
Administrative skills equal to that of the customer service skills required for a role as a receptionist. Keeping cool in a pressured environment is essential and some would say a personality trait that cannot be learned. Excellent computer skills usually in a popular software application will be required as well as an ability to adapt and learn to a company's processes.