- transmitting own ideas/skills effectively and contributing to discussions
- respecting / empathising / supporting others
- managing / facilitating / training a group
- mediating between people
- helping to solve problems
Employers always look for team players and even the blandest of CVs usually has a reference to teamwork. So if everybody is a team player, how do employers decide? Most graduate employers will use a series of tests to determine how much a team player you are. In the interview and application forms they will look for strong examples of when you performed well in a team. There are different roles within a team and a strong example doesn't always imply you are the leader.
Improving your teamwork skills