Receptionist jobs are open today as companies gear up for face-to-face business interaction. As the face of the business, receptionists take the role of answering phone calls or welcoming people into the building in a friendly but polite manner. The successful applicant should be able to warmly welcome visitors and provide answers to any questions they may have. At the very least, receptionists should be able to direct questions toward the people who can properly extend the necessary help.
Receptionists must also maintain an accurate record of any guest entering the premises. Calls received and messages left are part of the receptionist’s responsibilities. Receptionists are also expected to take on the following roles: