Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer

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My experiences in the military have given me plenty of leadership (management) time, but my personality better suits me to be a contract negotiator. A manager makes a final decision which I can do, but I would rather have a person with more experience make that choice. Different actions would be gathered and then presented to management. Listening, taking notes, reading body language (due to college), compromising, and organizing our most recognized personality traits. These traits have made me interested with working through teamwork to get the mission accomplished in the safest and most efficient ways possible.

As an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainer (ASIST) in the U.S. Army, the skill of listening and taking notes has allowed me to talk twenty people out of suicide attempts. Reading body language of that person gives me the ability to know if a person is telling the truth and how he or she feels about a certain circumstance. According to Kelchner (n.d.), “Active listening involves the ability to read body language as well as verbal communication.” (para. 4). This can be useful as a contract negotiator because we need to talk to both new job incumbents and representatives from cleaning companies to meet our needs.
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Doug will conduct his part first and then the two employee interview. The peer interview will help the new employee decide if he or she wants to this position because it give insight into the daily performed tasks. (Salemi, 2015, para. 2). The questions will generally be open ended concerning what they can bring to the team and what the person would do in certain circumstances (i.e. how would you react if you got a discharge, but did not finish your normal duties?). Once Doug and the two employees came to a decision on what employee to hire, I would do the contract negotiation with human resources and the person to come to an agreement on

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