Today, strong people skills are preferred or even required in many fields of expertise, making these skills useful whether you are a recent LIS graduate or a current librarian. With so many ways to define and score on “strong people skills”, you may have trouble knowing your level of expertise. To understand your people skills, you can rate yourself based on several key indicators, including listening, team player and communication skills. Developing and understanding your people skills will better prepare you for interviews in which these skills need to shine. Here’s how you can develop and master strong people skills for your career.