Administrative Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

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Administrative Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Administrative role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Administrative job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 42% of Administrative job descriptions contained administrative as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

administrative
42%
customer service
27%
administrator
21%
communication skills
18%
administrative assistant
18%
data entry
15%
office assistant
12%
law firm
12%
admin
12%
office administrator
12%
executive assistant
12%
secretary
9%
receptionist
9%
administrative support
9%
microsoft office
9%
personal assistant
9%
accurate record keeping
6%
itc
6%
general administration
6%
answering telephones
6%
data processing
6%
data
6%
organisational skills
6%
computer literate
6%
law
6%
energy
6%
business support
6%
client contact
3%
travel arrangements
3%
communications
3%
customer service administrator
3%
customer service assistant
3%
general admin
3%
ms office
3%
office admin
3%
office associate
3%
office support
3%
recruiting
3%
sales
3%
clerical
3%
legal
3%
property law
3%
solicitors
3%
management
3%
inquiries
3%
telephone manner
3%
finance
3%
expenses
3%
events
3%
diary management
3%
prepping
3%
coordinating meetings
3%
customer service advisor
3%
extracurricular activities
3%
performing arts
3%
import
3%
merchandising
3%
pa
3%
analyse
3%
personnel
3%
queries
3%
administration
3%
receptionist duties
3%
commercial
3%
planner
3%
contact centre
3%
contact centre agent
3%
minutes
3%
assistant
3%
imanage
3%
secretarial
3%
typist
3%
adminstration
3%
information governance
3%
information management
3%
quality control
3%
scanning
3%
onsite
3%
microsoft excel
3%
records management
3%
committees
3%
governance
3%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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