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

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Recruitment Skills List in Human Resources

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Recruitment role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Recruitment job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 77% of Recruitment job descriptions contained recruitment as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

recruitment
77%
resourcing
36%
selection
15%
recruitment coordinator
12%
graduate recruitment
9%
law firm
9%
advisor
9%
communication skills
9%
stakeholder management
9%
human resources
9%
administrative duties
6%
sales
6%
recruitment advisor
6%
hr
6%
training
6%
talent acquisition
6%
recruitment manager
6%
hr manager
6%
coordinator
6%
stakeholder engagement
6%
applications
6%
general admin
6%
sourcing
6%
microsoft office
3%
numeracy
3%
methodical
3%
briefs
3%
recruitment process
3%
social media
3%
vacancies
3%
business services
3%
influence others
3%
highly detailed
3%
apprentice
3%
apprenticeship
3%
client management
3%
coordination
3%
b2b sales
3%
experienced sales professional
3%
recruitment administrator
3%
advertising
3%
interviewing
3%
screening
3%
hospitality
3%
retail
3%
boston
3%
human resources advisor
3%
human resources executive
3%
internal recruitment
3%
people assistant
3%
recruitment assistant
3%
recruitment officer
3%
supervisor recruiter
3%
account management
3%
resourcer
3%
contract
3%
interim
3%
manchester
3%
onboarding
3%
new business development
3%
administration
3%
flexibility
3%
grantham
3%
lincoln
3%
lincolnshire
3%
sleaford
3%
administrative
3%
documentation
3%
german
3%
interviews
3%
italian
3%
scheduling
3%
hr generalist
3%
trainee recruitment administrator
3%
business development
3%
confidentiality
3%
fast paced environment
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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