The Office of Career Services: Skills to Include in your Resume

  • Accurate
  • Adaptability/Adaptable
  • Administrative skills
  • Advising
  • Ambitious
  • Analytical (good at analyzing data & problems)
  • Attentive/Attention to detail
  • Articulate
  • Assertive
  • Attention to details
  • Clerical skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Collaborating with others
  • Conceptual abilities
  • Confident
  • Consistent
  • Cooperative
  • Committed to achieving group goals
  • Communication (written and/or verbal)
  • Computer/technical proficiency (Microsoft Office Applications/MAC)
  • Conflict resolution
  • Counseling
  • Creative
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Cultural diversity
  • Dedicated
  • Decision making
  • Defining problems
  • Delegating skills
  • Dependable
  • Determination
  • Diplomacy
  • Drive
  • Efficient
  • Effective listening skills
  • Encouraging people
  • Energetic/passionate
  • Enforcing rules
  • Enterprising
  • Ethical
  • Flexible
  • Following instructions
  • Gathering information
  • Goal setting
  • Initiator
  • Handling/managing money
  • Hardworking
  • Honest
  • Identifying problems
  • Independent
  • Industrious
  • Innovative
  • Interacting with people at all levels
  • Internet navigation and research
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Interpreting languages
  • Investigating
  • Knowledge of community/government affairs
  • Language skills
  • Leadership
  • Leading teams
  • Life-long learner
  • Maintaining a high level of production
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Maintaining emotional control under stress
  • Maintaining files
  • Maintaining schedules or times
  • Managing people
  • Mediating disagreements
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Motivated, good at motivating others
  • Multi-tasking
  • Multicultural sensitivity/awareness
  • Negotiating skills
  • Optimistic
  • Organized
  • Patient
  • Persevering
  • Persuading others
  • Planning skills
  • Practical
  • Preparing written communications
  • Prioritization skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Productive
  • Professionalism
  • Proficient interaction with the public
  • Promoting events
  • Proposing ideas
  • Public speaking
  • Quick learner
  • Realistic
  • Reasoning skills
  • Reliability
  • Remembering information
  • Reporting data
  • Research skills
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Resourceful
  • Responsible
  • Results orientated
  • Risk taker
  • Sales ability
  • Self-awareness
  • Self-motivated
  • Self-management
  • Selling and promoting ideas
  • Sensitivity
  • Serving people
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Strategic thinking
  • Suggesting courses of action
  • Summarizing data
  • Supervising employees
  • Supervising operations
  • Supporting others
  • Taking decisive action
  • Taking initiative
  • Taking personal responsibility
  • Teaching skills
  • Team building
  • Teamwork skills
  • Tenacity
  • Thinking logically
  • Time management skills
  • Training skills
  • Troubleshooting
  • Versatile
  • Visualization
  • Willingness to learn
  • Work well under pressure
  • Working with numbers and statistics
  • Writing/authoring