The job description of data entry operators varies depending upon the organizational sector. Though the basic nature of this job is to enter and store data in the relevant database; the kind of data that one would need to work with, may vary. For instance, a data operator working for a sales company will have to work with figures; however, if the work is for an educational institution, the operator is required to enter information which is alphabetic and numeric in nature. Therefore, it is important for the applicant to have necessary skills to handle the nature of data efficiently so that the interpretation, analysis, and entry could be done effectively.
Duties and Responsibilities
Accurate interpretation, compilation, and entering of data in the computer system. Proper analysis and verification to ensure data integrity.
Storing correct information in the desired database locations. Completion of the required task within the desired deadline. Manage additional responsibilities including troubleshooting, file back-ups, regular updating, and retrieval of data, as and when required. Maintain confidentiality regarding the information being dealt with.
Essential Skills Required
Excellent command over the language - written and oral.