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

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Clerical Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Clerical role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Clerical job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 36% of Clerical job descriptions contained clerical as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

clerical
36%
administration
33%
admin
33%
data input
13%
temporary
13%
previous experience in a similar role
13%
hr
10%
communication
10%
microsoft office
10%
scanning
10%
compliance
7%
international
7%
organisation
7%
telephone
7%
university
7%
clerical officer
7%
visa
7%
enrolment
7%
human resources
7%
typing
7%
student
7%
students
7%
communication skills
7%
administrative duties
4%
full time
4%
police
4%
data
4%
spreadsheets
4%
adaptable
4%
organized
4%
nhs clerical officer
4%
team player
4%
banking
4%
attention to detail
4%
computer literate
4%
general administration
4%
clerical/admin officer
4%
legal services
4%
administrative
4%
administrator
4%
reception
4%
customer service
4%
diary management
4%
network rail
4%
public sector
4%
admin assistant
4%
railway
4%
organisational skills
4%
administration assistant
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.

Including the right keywords in your CV will help you get past Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and win more job interviews from employers and recruiters.


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