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

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Secretarial Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Secretarial role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Secretarial job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 40% of Secretarial job descriptions contained administrative as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

administrative
40%
microsoft excel
20%
diary management
20%
customer service
14%
secretarial
14%
typing
14%
minute taking
14%
administrative support
14%
hr
14%
microsoft office
14%
calls
14%
case management
7%
management system
7%
telephony
7%
telephone manner
7%
diary
7%
sharepoint
7%
powerpoint
7%
hard copy
7%
numeracy
7%
documentation
7%
law
7%
temporary
7%
executive team
7%
pa
7%
scheduling
7%
events
7%
executive assistant
7%
foundation
7%
general administration
7%
research
7%
secretarial support
7%
travel arrangements
7%
compliance
7%
business administration
7%
human resources
7%
office management
7%
office manager
7%
office operations
7%
onboarding
7%
recruitment process
7%
outlook
7%
project management
7%
reporting
7%
accountancy
7%
company secretarial work
7%
legal
7%
professional services
7%
admin
7%
administrator
7%
business support
7%
data entry
7%
data input
7%
education
7%
immediate start
7%
liverpool
7%
budgeting
7%
university
7%

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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