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Office professionals can be successful if they have the right traits and characteristics. Pursuing a successful career will require that you possess beneficial qualities and skills. Training is necessary for obtaining the knowledge and skills that will be needed in combination with your personal qualities. Associate degree training is necessary for certain careers in the field and lasts two years. Bachelor degrees can be obtained if you wish to complete four years of higher education, and master degrees are attainable with six years of study. With the right characteristics and personality you can pursue the career you dream of.

Professional careers that can be pursued include office professional, secretary, or office manager. Secretarial careers are best suited if you wish to work in schools, medical facilities, nonprofit organizations, and other offices. In order to work in these settings you need to have certain qualities that can be used with the skills you obtain. To have a successful career you need to:
  • have a positive attitude
  • be a good problem solver
  • take initiative
  • be responsible
  • be customer service oriented
  • be friendly
Having these qualities allows you to enter a profession as a secretary. Receiving appropriate training will also help you become a secretarial professional. Training can be completed at various levels and will include coursework in areas like filing, payroll, inventory, accounts payable, appointment scheduling, and computers. These course topics will help skills be obtained by those looking to seek a professional career as a Certified Professional Secretary (CPS).

Office professionals are responsible for maintaining business records, writing correspondences, ordering supplies, and scheduling meetings. You can find work in government agencies, corporations, and in legal offices. If you wish to do so you can become Certified Administrative Professionals (CAP's) and pursue the future you desire by completing training. In addition to quality training, you will also need to be adaptive, organized, confident, and responsible. With a personality like ISFJ (Introverted Sensing Feeling Judging) and ENTJ (Extraverted Intuitive Thinking Judging) you can enter into the successful future and career you long for.

Accredited colleges and schools allow you the chance to complete office professional degree programs. Completion of appropriate training will help you use your skills, knowledge, and characteristics to seek successful careers. Learning to work with programs such as Outlook, Microsoft Office, Word, Access, and Excel are all beneficial to you seeking careers as office professionals. Qualified training programs can provide more information about career options and the needed traits and characteristics of office professionals.

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