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List of Behavioral Skills

Behavioral Skills for Employment

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List of Behavioral Skills
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Behavioral skills are the skills you use to successfully interact with others in the workplace. They are competencies employees need to be successful in a job and/or in an organization.

Behavioral Skills List

A – Z

  • Accountability
  • Accurate Listening
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Answering a Complaint
  • Apologizing
  • Arranging Problems by Importance
  • Assertiveness
  • Asking for Help
  • Asking Permission
  • Asking Questions
  • Attention to Detail
  • Avoiding Trouble with Others
  • Being a Good Sport
  • Commitment
  • Communication
  • Concentration
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Conversing
  • Convincing
  • Creativity
  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Emotions
  • Delegation
  • Diplomacy
  • Decision Making
  • Directing
  • Empathy
  • Expressing Affection
  • Expressing Feeling
  • Eye Contact
  • Flexibility
  • Following Directions
  • Following Instruction
  • Gathering Information
  • Gestures
  • Giving Compliments
  • Giving Instruction
  • Goal Setting

H - M

  • Helping Others
  • Honesty
  • Improvisation
  • Initiative
  • Integrity
  • Interaction with People
  • Introducing Others
  • Introducing Yourself
  • Interviewing
  • Joining In on Events
  • Keeping out of Fights
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Management
  • Making Decisions
  • Monitoring
  • Motivation
  • Negotiation

N - S

  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Oral Communication
  • Organization
  • Recognizing Feelings
  • Patience
  • People Skills
  • Persistence
  • Persuasion
  • Planning
  • Politics
  • Problem Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Relating to Others
  • Respect
  • Sales
  • Self Esteem
  • Self Improvement
  • Self Management
  • Sensitivity
  • Speaking
  • Strategic Management
  • Strategic Perspective
  • Stress Maintenance
  • Stress Management

T - Z

  • Tact
  • Teaching
  • Teamwork
  • Time Management
  • Tension Reduction
  • Training
  • Trust
  • Written Communication

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