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
42%
selection
24%
advisor
18%
graduate recruitment
18%
law firm
18%
hr manager
12%
communication skills
12%
sourcing
12%
stakeholder engagement
12%
stakeholder management
12%
coordinator
12%
recruitment coordinator
12%
recruitment manager
12%
talent acquisition
12%
administrative duties
12%
screening
6%
recruitment advisor
6%
hospitality
6%
retail
6%
interviewing
6%
advertising
6%
recruitment process
6%
experienced sales professional
6%
b2b sales
6%
coordination
6%
client management
6%
apprenticeship
6%
apprentice
6%
business services
6%
vacancies
6%
social media
6%
human resources
6%

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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