Human Resources Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Human Resources

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Human Resources Skills List in Human Resources

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

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

hr
75%
human resources
57%
hr policies
29%
employee relations
24%
administrative
13%
payroll
13%
hr software
13%
onboarding
11%
cipd qualified
11%
admin
11%
uk employment law
8%
hr advisor
8%
communication skills
8%
strategic hr
6%
personnel records
6%
interviews
6%
recruitment process
6%
pensions
6%
sickness
6%
organisational skills
6%
employee engagement
6%
er
6%
generalist
6%
advisor
6%
er issues
6%
human resources advisor
6%
employment law
6%
influence others
3%
stakeholder management
3%
microsoft office
3%
customer service
3%
administrative duties
3%
strong administration skills
3%
powerpoint
3%
microsoft word
3%
methodical
3%
numeracy
3%
hr assistant
3%
advice
3%
computer literate
3%
consulting
3%
negotiating
3%
administrative support
3%
crm
3%
drafting
3%
pragmatic
3%
templates
3%
compliance
3%
coaching
3%
recruitment
3%
business strategy
3%
global reach
3%
human resource planning
3%
leadership
3%
schools
3%
freight forwarding
3%
logistics
3%
multiple sites
3%
mental health
3%
personal development
3%
hris
3%
general administration
3%
highly detailed
3%
senior management
3%
tupe
3%
tupe transfers
3%
chinese
3%
sourcing
3%
performance management
3%
hr business partner
3%
administration duties
3%
ms office
3%
organization
3%
confidentiality
3%
fast paced environment
3%
flexibility
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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