Receptionists will be asked to take on a number of clerical roles in the office, including answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, and working face-to-face with customers. Employers are looking for candidates with excellent organizational skills and who knows how to maintain a positive, helpful attitude in the workplace. In an interview you may be asked about any bookkeeping or scheduling experience you have. Be prepared with personal anecdotes about instances when you assuaged a frustrated customer or worked around a scheduling conflict.
"How are your interpersonal communication skills dealing with VIP clientele, Executives on a day to day basis?"
"I am very comfortable with high profile Executives and clientele and communicate clearly and effectively all necessary information." I gave examples of previous positions working for a team of Executives on an all-executive floor of which I was the gatekeeper.