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, 29% of Office job descriptions contained admin as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

admin
29%
communication skills
22%
customer service
19%
organisational skills
16%
office manager
16%
office administrator
16%
microsoft office
14%
pa
11%
administrative
11%
health safety
8%
general administration
8%
administrator
6%
telephone manner
6%
receptionist
6%
human resources
6%
office assistant
6%
property
6%
construction
6%
compliance
6%
diary management
6%
office management
6%
ms office
6%
microsoft excel
6%
time management
6%
documentation
6%
general admin
6%
filing
6%
leadership
6%
data
3%
construction industry
3%
office manger
3%
receptionist duties
3%
financial services
3%
flights
3%
events
3%
administrative support
3%
ecology
3%
business administration
3%
recruitment process
3%
onboarding
3%
office operations
3%
property administrator
3%
project manager
3%
front of house
3%
coventry
3%
coordinator
3%
accurate data entry
3%
budgeting
3%
utility companies
3%
prioritize workload
3%
multi tasking
3%
microsoft word
3%
microsoft applications
3%
crm databases
3%
accurate record keeping
3%
accounts
3%
communication
3%
calls
3%
office skills
3%
office support
3%
administration
3%
data entry
3%
office administration
3%
office coordinator
3%
customer service skills
3%
organised
3%
problem solving
3%
self management
3%
admin support
3%
executive assistant
3%
architecture
3%
architect
3%
manager
3%
orders
3%
sage
3%
answering telephones
3%
databases
3%
attention to detail
3%
travel arrangements
3%
collaboration
3%
multiple priorities
3%
client liaison
3%
crm
3%
organization
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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