Receptionist Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Hospitality & Catering

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Receptionist Skills List in Hospitality & Catering

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, 35% of Receptionist job descriptions contained customer service as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

customer service
35%
receptionist duties
35%
receptionist
27%
hospitality
16%
front house
16%
receptions
12%
administrative
12%
reception
12%
reception duties
12%
corporate hospitality
12%
bookings
12%
visitors
12%
dealership
12%
hotel
8%
computer literate
8%
hotel reception
8%
assistant manager
8%
calls
8%
front office
8%
hosting
8%
reliable
8%
office administration
8%
organisational skills
8%
front of house
8%
brand ambassador
8%
fine dining
4%
reservation
4%
etiquette
4%
opera
4%
telephone manner
4%
problem solving
4%
ms office
4%
airline
4%
microsoft office
4%
beauty
4%
health
4%
luxury
4%
wellness
4%
admin
4%
office duties
4%
law firm
4%
legal
4%
5* hotel
4%
hotel booking
4%
corporate
4%
great customer service
4%
private members club
4%
welcome host
4%
4* hotel
4%
administration
4%
college
4%
hotels
4%
english language skills
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.

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