Administrative Support Asheville NC

Administrative support managers, supervisors, and staff have different education and skill requirements based on their particular task assignments within a company. In general, a high school diploma and knowledge of basic office skills, including computer word processing, may qualify an individual for an entry-level position.

Schapira Ken & Betsy
(828) 258-3900
134 Montford Ave
Asheville, NC

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Asheville Staffing Resources
(828) 254-4004
90 Asheland Avenue
Asheville, NC

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Phillips Resource Group
(704) 523-6505
Asheville Hickory Claremont
Western NC, NC

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Moffitt International
(828) 651-8550
3182 Sweeten Creek Rd.
Asheville, NC

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Carolina Staffing Group
(828) 253-7660
180 Deaverview Rd
Asheville, NC

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Westaff
(828) 254-3898
112 Executive Park
Asheville, NC

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Sunshine Employment Resources, Inc.
(828) 253-2114
343 Merrimon Ave
Asheville, NC
Type of Service
temporary, long-term, temporary/part time

Orizon Search Solutions
(828) 250-2920
212 Ridgefield Ct
Ashville, NC

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ATT
(828) 275-3783
1856 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville, NC
Main Industries / Positions
Sales, Information Technology

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EWorker Technology
(828) 209-0118
One Town Square
Ashville, NC

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Administrative Support

Administrative support managers, supervisors, and staff provide are an integral part of a firm's operations that ensure its day to day operations run smoothly.

Administrative support personnel use various processes and technology to perform and coordinate the different administrative activities required by a particular business or office. They perform a wide-range of business administration and clerical tasks, including:

  • General communications, internally and externally, via telephone, email, and mail service;
  • Appointment, meeting, and travel planning and scheduling;
  • Organization and maintenance of paper and electronic files;
  • Use and maintenance of office equipment, including for telephones, fax machines, photocopiers;
  • Coordination with office information technology (IT) specialists to ensure efficient operations of business IT hardware, software, and networks; and
  • Assistance with research and project management, as required and directed by general management.

Depending on the size and organization of a company, administrative support managers, supervisors, and staff may all be located in one office location; in several locations locally, regionally, or nationally, or at different branches throughout the world.

Some selected occupations and careers in business Administrative Support include:

  • Secretaries and administrative assistants,
  • Supervisors of office and administrative support,
  • Receptionists and information clerks, and
  • Office clerks.

Administrative support managers, supervisors, and staff have different education and skill requirements based on their particular task assignments within a company. In general, a high school diploma and knowledge of basic office skills, including computer word processing, may qualify an individual for an entry-level position. Career advancement may require further specialized education and training, including attainment of appropriate industry-based certification or a postsecondary degree.

Collectively, the various occupations that makeup business administrative support combine to provide this industry subsector with one of the largest areas of employment opportunities in the entire U.S. economy. Every major U.S. industry sector is comprised of firms that have a business management requirement, and all but the smallest of these firms have a need for administrative support. Due to business growth and employee turnover, job opportunities can be expected to remain readily available.

Based on this broad potential for entry-level jobs as well as career development, business administrative support may well be worth serious consideration for your future.

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