Being the first point of contact for visitors, receptionists are in charge of greeting visitors, answering the phone, taking messages and giving advice.

Trying to describe your competency at doing all of these in a CV is not easy. However, don’t panic, help is at hand. Use the advice on this page to sell yourself as an efficient receptionist who can be the face of any office.

By the end of article, you’ll have a good idea of how to write a CV that puts forward your most impressive skills, experience, and knowledge of the job.


How to write a receptionist CV


In a Receptionist CV show you can:

  • Professionally and warmly welcome guests who come to the office.
  • Manage the schedules, appointments, and meetings of senior executives.
  • Keep the reception area, clean, organised, and welcoming.
  • Reply to enquiries via phone, through email or in person.
  • Receiving, sorting out and then forwarding on the offices daily mail.
  • Directing visitors to the correct person or office.
  • Arrange travel and accommodation bookings for senior managers.
  • Carry out routine clerical tasks such as filing, photocopying, and checking software licences.


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