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

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Office Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for an Office role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Office job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 18% of Office job descriptions contained microsoft excel as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

microsoft excel
18%
microsoft word
18%
office administrator
18%
pa
18%
admin
18%
communication skills
18%
executive assistant
12%
sage accounts
12%
outlook
12%
secretarial support
12%
accurate data entry
12%
accurate record keeping
12%
crm databases
12%
microsoft applications
12%
general admin
12%
multi tasking
12%
prioritize workload
12%
english
12%
polish
12%
office manager
12%
property
12%
xero
6%
travel itineraries
6%
administrative
6%
personal assistant
6%
iris
6%
growth
6%
general administration
6%
finance support
6%
executive secretary
6%
leadership
6%
utility companies
6%
coordinator
6%
coventry
6%
project manager
6%
budgeting
6%
business administration
6%
documentation
6%
human resources
6%
ea
6%
office management
6%
office operations
6%
onboarding
6%
recruitment process
6%
ambition
6%
diary management
6%
organisation
6%

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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