Sample Interpersonal Communication Skills for Resume
When applying a job, people think that they have to enter their skills. However, the most people think that the “skills” is just competencies such as programs which they have learnt, platforms, diplomas and degree. Actually, there are skills which are not less important namely interpersonal skills.
Interpersonal skills relate to emotional intelligence of a person and it includes social graces, communication, language, personality traits, personal habits, optimism, friendliness and many others. Some samples of interpersonal skills are good communication skills, flexible and adaptable, effective listening, attentiveness, appreciative, problem solving, decision making skills, team player, leadership qualities, positive attitude, strong negotiation power, presentation skills, patient personality with a high tolerance, and more.
One of the important interpersonal skills is communication. This skill is essential that must be exhibited to potential employers. Usually, hiring manager are looking for potential employees who are able to clearly articulate complex ideas to others. The job that requires verbal and non verbal communication abilities is usually any job that involves team-based collaboration, or deals directly with clients or customers. If you apply for a sale roles, strong communication is necessary and this position will require a wider range of interpersonal communication skills than most. Why? It is because to sell a product to customers, you have to convince that the product is not only high quality but also something that the customer need.
Then, how to demonstrate your communication skill on your resume? You are able to state as listed below.
- Confident, articulate, and professional speaking abilities
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Writing creative or factual
- Emphatic listener and persuasive speaker
- Speaking to groups, in public or via electronic media
- Excellent presentation an negotiation skills
When you state your communication skills, you are able to give some examples of what you achieve by having the skills when you work in the past company.
Communication skill is important skill when you are getting a job. You can mention this skill in your resume but if you apply for a job that really need this skill, you have to include it on your resume. Your communication skill will be proven good or bad when you are interviewed by the interviewers. So, you have to be able to communicate in better way with the interviewer. If not, it is not impossible that you are able to lose the opportunity of getting job even though you have the necessary skills and qualifications.
If you think that you lack in having communication skills, starting now you are able to learn to have good communication by doing and concerning to several things. First, you have to master your body language. Second, you have to learn to empathize with customers. Third, do not stop improving your knowledge. Fourth, you need to get down to specifics. Fifth, be hones to what you do not know. Sixth, you have to be inquisitive. Seventh, you need to be prepared to something that you have to speak.