Office & Administrative

Whether you’re looking to find a great office administrative job, or looking to find the best candidate to fill an open position, you’ve come to the right place.

Job Seekers: Land a great office admin job

Per the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there will be nearly 500,000 new secretarial, admin assistant, office clerk and office supervisor jobs by 2022. If you’re interested in jobs like those, that’s good news. Want more good news? We can help you find the temporary or permanent office admin job that’s right for you.

Jobs We Offer

  • Administrative Assistant

    Manages the planning, developing and implementing of HR activities, policies, procedures and programs.

  • Receptionist

    Analyzes HR data and carries out responsibilities in staffing, employee relations, compensation, training, safety and more.

  • Office Manager

    Manages employee benefits program designed to insure employees against loss of income due to injury, illness, layoff or retirement.

  • Customer Service Representative

    Responsible for the overall design, implementation, communication and administration of health and welfare program.

  • Front Desk Manager

    Assesses and performs analysis on collected wage data to facilitate compensation and management functions.

  • Call Center Supervisor

    Implements and manages strategic recruitment and employment programs.

Office & Administrative job search advice

Getting a job can be tough. Getting the job you really want—from receptionist to office manager to anything in between—can be even tougher. Fortunately, the unemployment rate is pretty low, meaning job seekers like you have some leverage. With a careful approach, you’re more than capable of landing the office admin job you want.

You start by writing a top-notch resume that highlights your practical office skills and communication skills, followed by applying for jobs, practicing for interviews, being interviewed and accepting an offer. Working with us makes the entire experience easier—especially that “accepting an offer” part!

Prep for these common interview questions

  1. Why are you looking for a new administrative job?
  2. What skills do you possess that you think will help you for this administrative assistant role?
  3. How do you keep up with benefits and compensation industry trends?
  4. In your experience in this industry, what do you think is the most challenging part of the job?
  5. What do you know about our company and what we do here?
  6. Why do you want to work at this company?
  7. What is your biggest professional accomplishment so far?
  8. Why are you a good fit for this administrative position?
  9. How advanced are you with Microsoft Office?
  10. How do you prefer to communicate with your colleagues and why?
  11. What working environment is ideal for you?
  12. What does a typical day look like as an administrator at your last company?
  13. Why are you leaving your current administrative or office role?
  14. Can you tell me about a situation that you had in your previous position as an administrative professional in which you overcame an obstacle?
  15. What do you enjoy most about your work as an office administrator?

How much do you earn in Office & Administrative work?

There are lots of factors that determine pay: job description, company size and location to name a few. Whatever the case, when you land a job, you should earn a competitive salary. The thing is, typical salaries for office and admin jobs vary, ranging from $25,000 to over $50,000. Know what your current—or future—salary should be by using our handy calculator.

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*This figure, which is produced in conjunction with our salary data partner, CareerBliss, is based on total cash compensation, not base salary. Total cash compensation includes base salary plus bonuses, profit sharing and other employee earnings. The content on this page is protected by copyright. Ajilon makes no guarantees and assumes no responsibility for the content or conduct of its users.

Employers: Hire an office admin star

With the economy humming along, receptionists, secretaries, admin assistants and office managers are in high demand. They are, after all, the glue to our offices. If you’re not already looking to fill open temp and perm administrative positions, you inevitably will be. Fortunately, we can help you fill them efficiently and quickly—and with the best candidates.

Prioritizing office & administrative staffing

Identifying the need for a new office administrative professional, writing a job description, researching pay, posting ads, sifting through resumes, interviewing, offering, negotiating and onboarding is an arduous process. To make the wrong hire—and do that process over and over—is expensive, time consuming and headache inducing.

That’s exactly why you—or really, your office and admin staffing provider—must work hard to find office job candidates who not only fit your position requirements, but also fit your culture. Avoid trying to fit a square peg in a round hole at all costs; only hire administrative job candidates who make for seamless, productive fits.

Even during the labor market’s most competitive times, it’s possible to find the right fits. How? By reengaging past associates and by tapping into our expansive and diverse talent pool of potential new associates. Think of our talent pool as your business’s on-demand source for eager office administrative workers.

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Some of the positions we fill

You name the office admin job, and chances are, we’re hiring for it. Whether you have decades of experience and a bachelor’s degree or zero experience and a high school diploma, we can find your fit. Here are some of the most popular positions.

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Office Manager
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Front Desk Manager
  • Call Center Supervisor
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We have considerable office and administrative labor market knowledge and staffing experience. Partner with us to get the talent you need today and tomorrow.

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