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updated on 11 November 2021
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Download these interview questions and record sheet, and use alongside the interview tasks, to help you recruit the best person for an admin position, such as a receptionist, admin assistant or officer, and PA. Plus, understand what good answers look like.

Download our interview questions

Here's a list of questions suitable for any admin post, plus tips for what to look for in answers.

Use this template during interviews to record the responses and score evidence.

KeyDoc: interview record sheet for admin staff

Use these exercises to test different skills

Download the tasks and choose the one that's most appropriate to the role you're hiring for:

  • In-tray exercise task
  • IT skills task

In the download, you'll find:

  • A summary of each task
  • What you need to prepare
  • The task itself to hand to the candidate

KeyDoc: admin staff interview tasks

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