Receptionists greet customers and clients while organizing various aspects of an organization. Their responsibilities can vary greatly depending on where they work, but they generally include roles like:

  • Greeting customers and clients, answering questions and connecting visitors with services or people within the organization
  • Answering phone calls and taking messages
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings
  • Keeping a record of staff member’s schedules and availability
  • Performing other administrative duties such as word processing, maintaining files, sorting mail and proofreading
  • Education:
    Educational backgrounds for Receptionists can vary greatly, but they must all have excellent customer service skills, knowledge of computers and software such as MS Office and strong organizational skills.

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    Did you know?

    60% of employers were recruiting for Receptionists in Alberta between 2010 and 2012. 25% of employers also experienced hiring difficulties.