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

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Receptionist Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Receptionist role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Receptionist job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 42% of Receptionist job descriptions contained admin as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

admin
42%
receptionist
36%
receptionist duties
36%
administration
24%
administrative
18%
office assistant
12%
customer service
12%
switchboard
12%
general admin
12%
reception
12%
organisational skills
6%
greeting
6%
outlook
6%
communicator
6%
personnel
6%
photocopying
6%
ad hoc
6%
bookings
6%
contract
6%
customer
6%
temp
6%
temporary
6%
calls
6%
english
6%
work ethic
6%
microsoft office
6%
property management
6%
lettings
6%
administrative support
6%
answering phones
6%
school administrator
6%
school admin
6%
office manager
6%
administrator
6%
reception administrator
6%
interpersonal skills
6%
office admin
6%
nhs
6%
prioritisation
6%
organised
6%
customer service skills
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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