Build collaborative relationships with colleagues and customers representing diverse cultures, races, ages, genders, religions, lifestyles, and viewpoints that are representative of the workforce. You can operate within a cooperative team structure, understand goals, manage conflict and understand how diversity of people and ideas adds value to your organization.

A person with teamwork skills will:

  • Listen carefully to others, taking time to understand and ask appropriate questions without interrupting.
  • Effectively manage conflict, interact with and respect diverse personalities, and meet ambiguity with resilience.
  • Employ personal strengths, knowledge, and talents to complement those of others.
  • Collaborate with others to achieve common goals.

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Looking for more ways to develop your professional skills? Consider meeting with your career coach! They will identify resources for you and help you find ways to build professional experience.

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