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How do you write "the clients (plural) needs? Is it the clients' needs?

Example sentence: "I utilized interpersonal skills to identify the clients' needs." Is this sentence correct?

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I utilized interpersonal skills to identify the clients' needs

Yes, this is grammatically correct. You put the apostrophe after the word in plural (i.e. clients) to indicate possession:

To show plural possession, simply put an apostrophe after the s.

Correct: guys' night out (guy + s + apostrophe)

Incorrect: guy's night out (implies only one guy)

Correct: two actresses' roles (actress + es + apostrophe)

Incorrect: two actress's roles

(http://www.grammarbook.com/punctuation/apostro.asp)

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Yes. The ' comes after the plural word. In this case

**clients' needs

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