Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant (Spanish)

Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant (Spanish)

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)


Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant (Spanish)

Provide high-level administrative support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, and handling information requests, as well as performing routine administrative functions such as preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. May also train and supervise lower-level clerical staff.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Getting Information
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work - plan or organize work
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization - write business correspondence
  • Performing Administrative Activities - maintain records, reports, or files
  • Interacting With Computers - use computers to enter, access or retrieve data
  • Manage and maintain executives' schedules.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant (Spanish) Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Executive Secretary / Administrative Assistant (Spanish) test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations. This test also contains an automatically-scored essay component. Writing is a key skill for many jobs and also demonstrates the ability to generate, organize, and communicate relevant ideas effectively.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Pensamiento analítico
  • Atención al detalle
  Knowledge and Skills
  • Ingreso de información
  • Velocidad y precisión para teclear
  • Redacción
  • Adaptabilidad
  • Busca la perfección
  • Civismo Corporativo
  • Competitivo
  • Desarrolla relaciones
  • Disfruta resolviendo problemas
  • Expresivo y extrovertido
  • Innovador y creativo
  • Muestra una actitud positiva ante el trabajo
  • Requiere de una estructura
  Emotional Intelligence
  • Autoconsciencia emocional
  • Autocontrol emocional
  • Empatía
Behavioral History
  • Estudio de historial – desempeño
  • Estudio de historial - permanencia en el puesto

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:Español (México)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:43-6011.00
Simulation Context:Medium-Level Administrative
O*Net Context:Office and Administrative Support
Note:This test contains questions that are difficult to complete on small screens. A large screen device, such as a laptop, desktop, or tablet is recommended. Test-takers using small devices will be advised to optionally change to a larger screen device.
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$39,350 or less
Bottom 25%:
$49,890 or less
$63,110 (Average)
Top 25%:
$78,410 or more
Top 10%:
$94,830 or more

Hourly US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$18.92 or less
Bottom 25%:
$23.98 or less
$30.34 (Average)
Top 25%:
$37.70 or more
Top 10%:
$45.59 or more

US Employment Statistics
2030 (projected):
Annual U.S. Job Openings:42,100

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Clerical
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel and Human Resources
Top Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Service Orientation
  • Coordination
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Time Management
Top Abilities
  • Written Comprehension
  • Oral Expression
  • Written Expression
  • Oral Comprehension
  • Speech Recognition
  • Speech Clarity
  • Near Vision
  • Information Ordering
Education Requirements
High School Diploma:
Some College:
Associate's Degree (2 yr):
Bachelor's Degree:
Post-Masters Certificate:
Professional Degree:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
6 Months - 1 Year:
1 - 2 Years:
2 - 4 Years:
4 - 6 Years:
6 - 8 Years:
More than 10 Years:
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

Alternate Titles for this Role: Administrative Aide, Administrative Assistant, Administrative Associate, Administrative Coordinator, Administrative Liaison, Administrative Office Assistant, Administrative Office Specialist, Administrative Officer, Administrative Secretary, Administrative Services Assistant, Administrative Specialist, Administrative Support Specialist, Assistant to the Director, Assistant to the President, Assistant to the Vice President, Clerical Specialist, Confidential Secretary, Corporate Secretary, Director's Assistant, Executive Administrative Assistant, Executive Administrator, Executive Assistant, Executive Secretary, Executive Staff Assistant, Financial Secretary, Management Assistant, Office Administrator, Office Assistant, Personal Assistant, Personal Secretary, President's Assistant, Program Support Assistant, Program Support Specialist, Project Assistant, Protocol Officer, Scheduler, Secretary to the Vice President, Staff Assistant, Trust Manager Assistant, Vice President's Assistant (VP Assistant)

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