Executive assistant skill test for potential job candidates

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Question: I'm the HR representative in a small financial-planning firm. We're looking for a really good executive assistant to support our three principals, but we're having trouble weeding out the candidates who sound good from the ones who really are.

Has anyone used a type of skill test to give at an interview, or can you point me in the right direction?

We're not asking for anything more than a very good, competent, organized person, and I know they're out there. Does anyone have any advice for this situation?  -- jodietz


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There are firms that test secretarial candidates for you. I had to test with such a firm before I was hired at the corporation where I work. The test consisted of typing and proofing tests which were timed.

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