Administration jobs often require people to be well presented, and possess good written and spoken communication skills.


Have you done / got any of these – if so include them in your CV.

  • Staffed reception
  • Meet and Greet
  • Switchboard
  • Answered calls and directed them to staff
  • IT skills
  • Word, Excel, powerpoint
  • Managed databases
  • Typing speed
  • Managed the collection of mail
  • Liaised with Royal Mail
  • Filing, electronically and physical
  • Prepared for meetings
  • Organised refreshments


Catering is a demanding job, you need to be able to work in a busy kitchen as part of a team and work quickly to meet orders.


If you have done these include them in your CV

Have you worked in a:

Cafe, restaurant, school, hotel, fast food chain?

Have you

  • Prepared
  • Chopped
  • Washed
  • Cooked
  • Displayed
  • Arranged
  • Served
  • Cleared away
  • Washed up
  • Put away
  • Cleansed

What? Where? For/with whom?

Any certificates?

  • Food and Hygiene
  • Health and Safety

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