Business Development Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Recruitment Consultancy

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Business Development Skills List in Recruitment Consultancy

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Business Development role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Business Development job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 75% of Business Development job descriptions contained business development as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

business development
75%
sales
67%
b2b sales
38%
business development manager
34%
consultant
34%
recruitment consultant
34%
recruitment
30%
commission
15%
sales executive
12%
consultative sales
12%
entrepreneurship
8%
new business opportunities
8%
key clients
8%
recruitment process
8%
bdm
8%
client development
8%
calls
4%
building relationships
4%
creative
4%
communication skills
4%
telephone manner
4%
customer service
4%
telesales
4%
client relations
4%
healthcare industry
4%
business development director
4%
management
4%
motivation
4%
service delivery
4%
contract recruitment
4%

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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