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

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Sales Skills List in Human Resources

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Sales role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Sales job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 38% of Sales job descriptions contained sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

sales
38%
training
30%
recruitment
30%
sales manager
30%
hr
25%
manager
25%
hr partner
21%
hr administrator
21%
hr advisor
21%
hr consultant
21%
human resources advisor
21%
operations manager
21%
retail manager
21%
hr support
17%
human resources
17%
sales training
13%
medical
13%
compliance
13%
learning and development
13%
trainer
13%
l&d
13%
business development
13%
assurance
9%
insurance
9%
admin
9%
timber
9%
salesperson
9%
sales executive
9%
sales advisor
9%
production
9%
environmental
9%
account manager
9%
finance
5%
account management
5%
resourcer
5%
management
5%
hr director
5%
works councils
5%
transformation
5%
technology
5%
software
5%
account
5%
stakeholder management
5%
corporate trainer
5%
development
5%
learning & development
5%
organisational leadership
5%
talent management
5%
new business development
5%
resourcing
5%
operations
5%
administrative support
5%
social media
5%
vacancies
5%
work autonomously
5%
consultant
5%
people development
5%
communication skills
5%
databases
5%
employment law
5%
excel
5%
general admin
5%
microsoft office
5%
planning
5%
coaching
5%
retail
5%
compensation
5%
bristol
5%
head of hr
5%
engineering
5%
graduate
5%
junior
5%
principal
5%
progression
5%
senior
5%
somerset
5%
south west
5%
tech
5%
technical
5%
trainee
5%
emea
5%

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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