Career Calling

January 13, 2013

Define Your Communication Skills

Most jobs require communication skills.  It’s not enough to speak in general terms.  A good resume will inform prospective employers about specific ways you communication on the job.  Here are some verbs that indicate communication skills:

Present (lead presentations)

Demonstrate

Negotiate

Recommend

Train

Instruct (teach)

Interview

Interpret

Translate

Motivate

Listen

Ask in-depth questions

Write

Draft

Compose

Edit

This list is not complete.  My purpose in providing this list is to help you think about ways to describe your communication skills in the most powerful way.

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