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    uktous is offline Senior Member
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    good at communication vs good at communicating

    Hi,

    I want to tell the employer that:

    I have good communication and problem solving skills.


    Question1: Would one should I say?
    1) I am good at communicating and problem solving.
    2) I am good at communication and problem solving.

    Question2: Any difference between 1) and 2)?
    Question3: Which one can convey the idea that i have communication and problem solving skills?


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    Re: good at communication vs good at communicating

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    I want to tell the employer that:

    I have good communication and problem solving skills.


    Question1: Would one should I say?
    1) I am good at communicating and problem solving.
    2) I am good at communication and problem solving.

    Question2: Any difference between 1) and 2)?
    Question3: Which one can convey the idea that i have communication and problem solving skills?


    Thanks
    Number one sounds better to me. But perhaps there is a different word than communicating. It needs a little explaining, it seems to me.

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    Re: good at communication vs good at communicating

    Quote Originally Posted by uktous View Post
    Hi,

    Question1: Which one should I say?
    1) I am good at communicating and problem solving.
    2) I am good at/with communication and problem solving.

    Question2: Any difference between 1) and 2)?
    Question3: Which one can convey the idea that i have communication and problem solving skills?


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    The ability to communicate will be proven at the interview with 1 more so than 2 I think: 1 gives me the sense of more immediate action as in speaking skills. 2 gives me the sense of more general (not being specific) kinds of communication. It might be safer to go with 2. unless you are like Tom Hopkins.

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