Transferable Skills

Communication as a Vice President in Consulting

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?
As a self-employed consultant, clear and effective communication is critical for me in the acquisition and maintenance of client relationships.
What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Written communication skills

Communication as a Market Assessment Consultant in Consulting

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Communication is critical to consulting because your clients are incredibly busy and need you to communicate key project points clearly and help them to focus on the most important pieces of information. Depending on the type of consulting, being able to comfortably switch between technical and business jargon is quite helpful in building credibility with scientific colleagues of your clients.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Oral communication skills
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Written communication skills

How else do you use this transferable skill?
Communicating technical info to business people and vice versa

Communication as a Design Strategist in Consulting

How do you apply this transferable skill in your position?

Simplifying user feedback into insights so we can then translate that into something we build. Helping folks who are the closest to the problem drawback and see overarching problem areas requires communication skills around insightful questioning and facilitation.

What specific skills are part of how you apply this transferable skill?
  • Basic writing and editing
  • Oral communication skills
  • Speaking clearly and effectively
  • Written communication skills

How else do you use this transferable skill?
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