Shop Assistant Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Retail

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Shop Assistant Skills List in Retail

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Shop Assistant role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Shop Assistant job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 82% of Shop Assistant job descriptions contained retail sales as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

retail sales
82%
charity
64%
customer service
58%
sales assistant
54%
shop assistant
54%
assistant manager
31%
customer services
31%
sunday
25%
retail
14%
sales
8%
management
7%
team leader
7%
interior design
3%
communications
3%
saturday
3%
store management
3%
sales executive
3%
blinds
3%
senior retail assistant
2%
charity retail
2%
retail supervisor
2%
flowers
2%
brand ambassadors
2%
pos
2%
shopping
2%
admissions
2%
customer aid
2%
customer care
2%
visitors centre assistant
2%
stock replen
2%
store assistant
2%

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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