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  • Communication/People Skills

    Addressed

    Advertised

    Arbitrated

    Arranged

    Articulated

    Authored

    Clarified

    Collaborated

    Communicated

    Composed

    Condensed

    Conferred

    Consulted

    Contacted

    Conveyed

    Convinced

    Corresponded

    Debated

    Defined

    Developed

    Directed

    Discussed

    Drafted

    Edited

    Elicited

    Enlisted

    Explained

    Expressed

    Formulated

    Furnished

    Incorporated

    Influenced

    Interacted

    Interpreted

    Interviewed

    Involved

    Joined

    Judged

    Lectured

    Listened

    Marketed

    Mediated

    Moderated

    Negotiated

    Observed

    Outlined

    Participated

    Persuaded

    Presented

    Promoted

    Proposed

    Publicized

    Reconciled

    Recruited

    Referred

    Reinforced

    Reported

    Resolved

    Responded

    Solicited

    Specified

    Spoke

    Suggested

    Summarized

    Synthesized

    Translated

    Wrote

  • Creative Skills

    Acted

    Adapted

    Began

    Combined

    Composed

    Conceptualized

    Condensed

    Created

    Customized

    Designed

    Developed

    Directed

    Displayed

    Drew

    Entertained

    Established

    Fashioned

    Formulated

    Founded

    Illustrated

    Initiated

    Instituted

    Integrated

    Introduced

    Invented

    Modeled

    Modified

    Originated

    Performed

    Photographed

    Planned

    Revised

    Revitalized

    Shaped

    Solved

  • Data/Financial Skills

    Administered

    Adjusted

    Allocated

    Analyzed

    Appraised

    Assessed

    Audited

    Balanced

    Budgeted

    Calculated

    Computed

    Conserved

    Corrected

    Determined

    Developed

    Estimated

    Forecasted

    Managed

    Marketed

    Measured

    Netted

    Planned

    Prepared

    Programmed

    Projected

    Qualified

    Reconciled

    Reduced

    Researched

    Retrieved

  • Helping Skills

    Adapted

    Advocated

    Aided

    Answered

    Arranged

    Assessed

    Assisted

    Clarified

    Coached

    Collaborated

    Contributed

    Cooperated

    Counseled

    Demonstrated

    Diagnosed

    Educated

    Encouraged

    Ensured

    Expedited

    Facilitated

    Familiarized

    Furthered

    Guided

    Helped

    Insured

    Intervened

    Motivated

    Prevented

    Provided

    Referred

    Rehabilitated

    Represented

    Resolved

    Simplified

    Supplied

    Supported

    Volunteered

  • Management/Leadership Skills

    Administered

    Analyzed

    Appointed

    Approved

    Assigned

    Attained

    Authorized

    Chaired

    Considered

    Consolidated

    Contracted

    Controlled

    Converted

    Coordinated

    Decided

    Delegated

    Developed

    Directed

    Eliminated

    Emphasized

    Enforced

    Enhanced

    Established

    Executed

    Generated

    Handled

    Headed

    Hired

    Hosted

    Improved

    Incorporated

    Increased

    Initiated

    Inspected

    Instituted

    Led

    Managed

    Merged

    Motivated

    Navigated

    Organized

    Originated

    Overhauled

    Oversaw

    Planned

    Presided

    Prioritized

    Produced

    Recommended

    Reorganized

    Replaced

    Restored

    Reviewed

    Scheduled

    Secured

    Selected

    Streamlined

    Strengthened

    Supervised

    Terminated

  • Organizational Skills

    Approved

    Arranged

    Catalogued

    Categorized

    Charted

    Classified

    Coded

    Collected

    Compiled

    Corrected

    Corresponded

    Distributed

    Executed

    Filed

    Generated

    Incorporated

    Inspected

    Logged

    Maintained

    Monitored

    Obtained

    Operated

    Ordered

    Organized

    Prepared

    Processed

    Provided

    Purchased

    Recorded

    Registered

    Reserved

    Responded

    Reviewed

    Routed

    Scheduled

    Screened

    Submitted

    Supplied

    Standardized

    Systematized

    Updated

    Validated

    Verified

  • Research Skills

    Analyzed

    Clarified

    Collected

    Compared

    Conducted

    Critiqued

    Detected

    Determined

    Diagnosed

    Evaluated

    Examined

    Experimented

    Explored

    Extracted

    Formulated

    Gathered

    Inspected

    Interviewed

    Invented

    Investigated

    Located

    Measured

    Organized

    Researched

    Reviewed

    Searched

    Solved

    Summarized

    Surveyed

    Systematized

    Tested

  • Teaching Skills

    Adapted

    Advised

    Clarified

    Coached

    Communicated

    Conducted

    Coordinated

    Critiqued

    Developed

    Enabled

    Encouraged

    Evaluated

    Explained

    Facilitated

    Focused

    Guided

    Individualized

    Informed

    Instilled

    Instructed

    Motivated

    Persuaded

    Simulated

    Stimulated

    Taught

    Tested

    Trained

    Transmitted

    Tutored

  • Technical Skills

    Adapted

    Applied

    Assembled

    Built

    Calculated

    Computed

    Conserved

    Constructed

    Converted

    Debugged

    Designed

    Determined

    Developed/

     

    Engineered

    Fabricated

    Fortified

    Installed

    Maintained

    Operated

    Overhauled

    Printed

    Programmed

    Rectified

    Remodeled

    Repaired

    Replaced

    Restored

    Solved

    Specialized

    Standardized

    Studied

    Upgraded

    Utilized