What is it like working as a Receptionist?
Receptionist in Durban:
Pros: The people are amiable and management is very generous. Tasks vary and there is little monotony.
Cons: Getting all of the dirty work because I am in one of the lowest positions in the company.
Receptionist in Margate:
Pros: I like talking to new people all the time, the owners are very lenient at times and I can dress casually.
Cons: We sit around for hours waiting for clients to come in, we sit and do nothing and that irritates me. I have no contract, no UIF, no pay slips.
Receptionist in Cape Town:
Pros: I like everything that I do. I learn more everyday.
Cons: When other departments push more work onto you thinking that you're not doing anything.
Receptionist in Johannesburg:
Pros: Meeting new people everyday, talking to clients and they will thank you on how you do your job. They will even send you something just to show you how much they appreciate working with you. I know how to speak to people or may be say clients. I love my job so much, getting to learn new things everyday.
Cons: When people take advantage of me, I don't like it.