Aims: people skills

People skills

Gaining a broad range of people, team, and client skills, whilst maximising the learning from individuals in a variety of work situations. Here are some examples:

  • Develop a network of useful contacts. Meet lots of people and make new friends
  • Learn to delegate
  • Improve team working skills
  • Improve communication skills, such as giving presentations and listening
  • Improve interpersonal skills, such as your ability to interact with a wider range of people
  • Develop an ability to lead others, for example, manage people in a team
  • Learn to deal with colleagues, including the difficult ones
  • Develop persuasion skills
  • Develop effective negotiation skills
  • Learn to accept and apply criticism
  • Develop assertiveness
  • Recognise group dynamics and team roles

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SMILE Preparing for placement by Leeds Metropolitan University Employability Office, modified by Marion Kelt GCU is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Based on a work at