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Post a job for Receptionists today and turn your office life around. A receptionist is an administrative professional who plays an integral role in the daily operations of a business. Receptionists are hired to undertake a variety of administrative tasks. Receptionists greet clients and visitors in a friendly manner, direct visitors appropriately, answer phone calls, attend to correspondence, schedule appointments, and respond to general inquiries. They work with staff members at all levels, including executive staff, senior management, and company owners. Receptionists earn a base salary of $40,924 per year along with attractive perks such as employee discounts, paid time off, a flexible schedule, and health insurance. Generally, a large number of organizations across all industry types, both public and private, hire for the role. There are many opportunities for professionals looking to start a career as a receptionist. Career advancement is often found by moving into roles in marketing, sales, or office management.

Responsibilities of a receptionist

While hiring for the role, it is essential to list out the responsibilities that are critical to the position. The primary duties of a receptionist are to promptly and warmly meet and greet visitors to the office and direct callers to the appropriate representative or department. Additional responsibilities include attending to calls and inquiries, entering new inventory data into the accounting system, distributing mail (interoffice, courier, and post mail), and coordinating courier pickups. They organize and process all vital documents as needed. Some companies cross-train the receptionist to perform other duties such as scheduling and coordinating meetings, creating agendas, and taking meeting minutes.

Requirements of a receptionist

Many employers simply require a high school diploma or its equivalent, though some may prefer a bachelor's degree. Qualified applicants can strengthen their resume with professional certifications. Previous administrative experience is valued, though some employers are open to on the job training. The applicant must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office. Hiring managers seek out candidates that have proper phone etiquette and give preference to candidates with strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Another essential skill the candidate should possess is the ability and tact to deal with all kinds of people. They should also be detail oriented and display a professional, warm, and approachable demeanor. A receptionist should be able to work independently and be able to follow instructions. The ability to multi-task and perform duties discretely is key to the role. Experience working in diverse backgrounds and the capability to adapt to a variety of workplace cultures give candidates an added advantage.

22 Receptionists  applied for jobs in the last 24 hours on Workstream.

U***** U*****(202)-4**-***1
Receptionists for Hire in Oakland, CA
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Receptionists for Hire in Hooksett, NH
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Receptionists for Hire in Atlanta, GA
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Receptionists for Hire in New York City, NY
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Receptionists for Hire in Culver City, CA
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Receptionists for Hire in Brandon, FL
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H***** H*****(929)-8**-***1
Receptionists for Hire in Brooklyn, NY
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I***** N*****(503)-6**-***0
Receptionists for Hire in Portland, OR
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I***** U*****(615)-9**-***0
Receptionists for Hire in Nashville, TN
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A***** U*****(916)-4**-***7
Receptionists for Hire in Roseville, CA
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Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Receptionist

What is the best way to find and hire a Receptionist near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Receptionist applicants. Employers posting their Receptionist job on Indeed get about 16 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Receptionist applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Receptionist are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 22 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Receptionist positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Receptionist role?
SMS has 84% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Receptionist job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Receptionists are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 102% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Receptionist applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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