closeup of two people in business suits - one seated at a desk working on a laptop, the other leaning on the desk facing the seated personBehind every organized and efficient office, there are people who make it all possible – your office administrators. They ensure clients have all the information they need, day-to-day operations run smoothly and managers are able to stay on task. Simply put, office administrators make life easier for everybody else and are often the glue that holds companies together.

Whatever the task or project, you probably don’t know what you would do without your office administrative staff. However, if you know one of your employees is about to go on maternity or paternity leave, it can leave you feeling a little panicked. Fortunately, Contemporaries can help by finding experienced, professional temporary employees that are ready to step in and keep the day-to-day running smoothly. We are a temp agency in the Washington DC Metro area. We can help.

You may only have a short period of time to find the ideal candidate, but you need them to be a seamless fit for your business. Here are a few of the characteristics Contemporaries looks for in temporary office administrative staff:

  • Ability to stay organized
  • Self-motivated and independent
  • Trustworthy with important information
  • Ability to handle pressure well
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to manage projects and prioritize time
  • Strong technical skills

Contemporaries pre-evaluates candidates who are able to fill in for several months until your full-time employee returns. Plus, working with a temporary candidate long-term provides a great opportunity for you to evaluate his/her on-the-job performance if you ever need to fill a similar position in the future.

A good office administrator possesses a skill set that often seems irreplaceable. It’s such an essential job that you may be worried if you know your administrator will be out for a prolonged period of time. Don’t worry, Contemporaries has you covered. Call us today at 301-565-0445 and let’s discuss your needs.