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Key skills
Highlighting this section will save the person reading a lot of effort and time.

On this administrative assistant sample resume this section is used to summarise and highlight:
• Key skills and abilities
• Key qualification
• Key achievements


Key skills which can be included on this administrative assistant sample resume are:
• Keyboard skills – 45 wpm
• Minutes taking skills
• Audio typing
• Basic book keeping
• Operation of
o Photocopies
o Fax machine
• Drafting and typing correspondence
• Carrying clerical work
o Updating database
o distributing with incoming mail
o Dealing with incoming calls

Key qualifications
• OCR Text Processing – Text production
• OCR Text Processing – Word Processing (Basic)
• OCR Text Processing – Word Processing (Intermediate)


Key achievements
• Produce departmental newsletter
• Set up reminder system for students of upcoming courses which resulted in fewer no-shows.

Career History
This section tells employers what you’ve done, where you done it, when you did it and with which company.
Sections to include:


Name of the company
• Dates you where employed there
• Job title
• Main duties and responsibilities
• Any achievements made during this time

City and West London Mental Health Trust
Clerical Assistant
Provided clerical support to the IT training department.
Designed forms to elicit students opinions on service provided by department.

Education and training

Focus on this section if you have just left school or college. However if you have been working for two years or more emphasis you work history.

Sections to include:
• Academic qualifications, diplomas and degrees
• Technical qualifications
• Professional qualifications
• Vocational qualifications
• Significant company training
• Computer training and skills
• Professional membership of pertinent associations
• Language skills


Start with your most recent or most relevant qualifications.

Croydon College
Pitman Intermediate Office Practice

Clapham college
Initial Text Processing
OCR Text Production – word-processing (basic)

Croydon Girl School
7 GCSE’s including English, Maths, and History

Personal Details
In this small section include

• Date of Birth (optional – bear in mind recent age discrimination law)
• Possession of clean driving license
• Reference available on request

• Overall of interest that will support the image of yourself you are trying to project

• Just type “available on request”

Date of birth: 30/02/1972
Driver: Full clean driving license
Interests: Team sports – volleyball, women’s football
References: Available on request

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