What does an Assistant Manager do?
Assistant managers provide direct assistance and reporting to managers. This role may require overseeing day-to-day operations within an organization, providing direct feedback to staff, managing payroll and personnel databases, interview and hiring new staff. Other duties will vary, depending on industry. Advancement into assistant manager positions may be based on successful years of experience within an organization or industry. Advancement beyond assistant manager to senior management positions may depend on successful years in previous management roles and attainment of any industry-specific licenses, certificates, or other forms of training.
Assistant managers should have a high school diploma or equivalent (such as a G.E.D.) at a minimum in some industries. An Associate's degree in business administration or a field related to the hiring industry may be preferred. Various certificates and licenses may also be necessary and can be obtained through outside coursework and licensure programs. Assistant managers should have notable skills in leadership and communication. This role also requires individuals with effective interpersonal skills.
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