Perform duties too varied and diverse to be classified in any specific office clerical occupation, requiring knowledge of office systems and procedures. Clerical duties may be assigned in accordance with the office procedures of individual establishments and may include a combination of answering telephones, bookkeeping, typing or word processing, stenography, office machine operation, and filing.
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Employment of general office clerks is projected to show little or no change from 2016 to 2026. Employment growth will vary by industry. An ageing population is expected to drive employment growth in healthcare, and more general office clerks will be needed to handle administrative tasks related to billing and insurance processing in this sector. On the other hand, employment in the manufacturing sector is projected to decline over the next decade, so manufacturing firms are expected to need fewer general office clerks. Some tasks of office clerks have been affected by technology. For example, many organizations maintain electronic documents or use automated phone systems, reducing the need for some general office clerks.Read More
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