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Social Skills

Social skills are the developed capacities used to work with people to achieve goals (O*NET). Click the links below to be directed to specific social skills and tools to help foster them in yourself or others!!

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Team Work

Team work is the ability to work in a team as well as lead a team. This skill is crucial in today's knowledge economy where most projects require collaboration across various functional units (i.e. research, accounting, marketing, and sales). Demonstrated capacity to work in a team is crucial for today's job applicant.  


  • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions (O*NET)


  • Teaching others how to do something (O*NET)


  • Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences (O*NET)


  • Persuading others to change their minds or behavior (O*NET)

Service Orientation 

  • Actively looking for ways to help people (O*NET)

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    Emotional Intelligence

    Four Steps to Emotional Intelligence

    1. Recognizing your own feelings
    2. Managing your emotions (not letting them get the best of you)
    3. Recognizing other's emotions
    4. Responding to others' emotions in a manner that promotes relationship building
    Individuals who are emotionally intelligent possess strong abilities to empathize with other and as a result are able to develop productive relationships. By successfully managing their own emotions, an emotionally intelligent person limits the number of negative reactions with others commonly associated with "being out of control" thereby gaining the trust of others
    • Social Perceptiveness

      • Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do (O*NET)


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