Meaning of “people skills” in the English Dictionary

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"people skills" in British English

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people skillsnoun [ plural ]

/ˈpiː.pəl ˌskɪls/ /ˈpiː.pəl ˌskɪls/

(Definition of “people skills” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"people skills" in Business English

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people skillsnoun [ plural ]

uk us

HR the ability to deal with people in a friendly and effective way that achieves good results:

The successful candidate will need excellent people skills as well as the relevant qualifications.
Staff complained about their manager's lack of people skills.

(Definition of “people skills” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)