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A Window on women"s skills in administrative and clerical work

South Australia. Department of Labour (Women"s Adviser"s Unit)

A Window on women"s skills in administrative and clerical work

practical guide.

by South Australia. Department of Labour (Women"s Adviser"s Unit)

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Published by Department of Labour in Adelaide .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination39p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20497962M
ISBN 100730823997
OCLC/WorldCa37057130

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A Window on women"s skills in administrative and clerical work by South Australia. Department of Labour (Women"s Adviser"s Unit) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A window on women's skills in administrative and clerical work: practical guide. [South Australia. Women's Adviser's Unit.; Australia. Department of Industrial Relations.;]. My wife purchased this book because the first time she failed the clerical exam.

I later found out that half of the people who take this exam fail and she decided that she needed to purchase a study aid.

Well, she PASSED!!!!. This book really prepared her/5(6). If you are looking for clerical work, it’s crucial to have the right skills. Required clerical skills vary from position to position. However, there are a few necessary skills that pop up in nearly every job posting.

Basic office skills are commonly required, including computer. Clerical staff serve as the support for departments within a company. They perform a wide variety of tasks and handle the bulk of the paperwork coming into a business.

Clerical staff in the office answer the phones and greet visitors. They process paperwork and file necessary documents in the correct locations. Where to Get Clerical Training I know many of you are looking for that REAL, honest to goodness 'work at home' or telecommuting position.

After spending many years researching this area for a living -- let me be honest these jobs can be few and far between, and the competition is fierce. The better your skills, the more knowledgeable you are -- the better your chances. 18, Administrative Clerical Support jobs available on Apply to Administrative Assistant, Clerical Support, Human Resources Specialist and more.

Other Clerical & Administrative Workers This unit group covers Clerical and Administrative Workers not elsewhere classified. It includes Coding Clerks, Production Assistants (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Proof Readers and Radio Despatchers.

Clerical Work From Home jobs available on Apply to Data Entry Clerk, Service Associate, Patient Services Representative and more. If you have the skillset and educational background required for clerical work, you could also consider a career as a teller or an administrative assistant.

Tellers work at a bank in a customer service role, helping customers with routine transactions such as depositing money. An administrative assistant's role is similar to that of a clerical.

Other Clerical & Administrative Workers typically work in offices, but are expected to run errands as needed. Workers generally work 40 hours a week. Professional associations / Industry information.

Australian Institute of Office Professionals. Related jobs and job titles. Administrative Assistant; Data Entry Assistant; Inventory and Supply. phenomenally, and were heavily dependent on clerical work as they continue to be a century later. The growth of office work and the increase in women’s labor force partici-pation came together at a particular moment to produce the first wave of rapid feminization of.

Clerical work ballooned from towith most of the new jobs going to women, although the absolute number of men working office jobs rose as well. The division of labor that we’re still familiar with today—with routine jobs for women and more interesting work with promotion opportunities for men—had been established.

Required Skills. The skills required for clerical work will vary from job to job. At a minimum, you need to possess a basic aptitude for typing and working with computer software applications in order to be successful at clerical work.

Some clerical jobs like bookkeeping may require further training or experience dealing with business finance. Skills Needed for Administrative Jobs. by Jan Archer - Updated Novem Typically, administrative assistants work in an office and report to a supervisor or boss. A larger office may have an administrative supervisor who leads the staff in all duties related to information management.

Every office, no matter the industry, needs. Written in"The Workwoman's Guide" by simply 'A Lady,' is an excellent tutorial of a largely forgotten past-time: hand-sewing (with no machine) clothing and household items.

I write historical fiction set in the 's, so I use this book as a general reference guide /5(9). Work From Home Jobs and Administrative, Clerical & Support Services Jobs posted on Oodle.

Join millions of people using Oodle to find unique job listings, employment offers, part time jobs, and employment news. Don't miss what's happening in your neighborhood. Clerical worker synonyms, Clerical worker pronunciation, Clerical worker translation, English dictionary definition of Clerical worker.

A person who works in an office performing such tasks as keeping records, attending to correspondence, or filing. clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts) desk.

A big challenge for clerical staff who want to work smarter is interruptions. Depending on your specific job function, you may not be able to avoid people walking up with demands, but you can ask other employees to wait for a moment while you wrap up your current task—provided that task isn’t going to take more than a few seconds to complete.

Despite these changes, clerical work remains an important source of employment for women; currently employing 22 percent of the US female labor force and 25 percent in Canada. Clerical work has also further opened up to a more diverse group of women, creating new job opportunities for a broader array of women than in the past.

Anything related to office work is called clerical, especially the more menial and boring jobs such as filing and administration.

You might say "The Office" is a clerical comedy. Administrative Clerical work from home jobs from and possess the Internet search skills to make them seem like an expert even if they are not. Resourceful with a capital Full-time.

You might make a great Generalist if you: like knowing everything about absolutely everything, have an extremely broad background.GENDER & SOCIETY / June Cotter et al. / WOMEN’S WORK WOMEN’S WORK AND WORKING WOMEN The Demand for Female Labor DAVID A.

COTTER Union College JOAN M. HERMSEN University of Missouri, Columbia REEVE VANNEMAN University of Maryland The demand for female labor is a central explanatory component of macrostructural theories of gender.A clerk (/ k l ɑːr k / or / k l ɜːr k /) is a white-collar worker who conducts general office tasks, or a worker who performs similar sales-related tasks in a retail environment (a retail clerk) and is also a responsibilities of clerical workers commonly include record keeping, filing, staffing service counters, screening solicitors, and other administrative tasks.