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

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Clerical Skills List in Admin, Secretarial & Pa

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Clerical role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Clerical job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 60% of Clerical job descriptions contained admin as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

admin
60%
secretary
34%
administration
34%
administrator
27%
clerical officer
20%
clerical
20%
microsoft office
20%
light accounting duties
14%
attention to details
14%
booking meetings
14%
department
14%
diary management
14%
minute
14%
government
14%
public sector
14%
accounts
7%
architect
7%
construction
7%
manager
7%
office administrator
7%
office manager
7%
pa
7%
office assistant
7%
receptionist
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.

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