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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This page provides data, sourced from the United States Occupational Information Network (O*Net) on skills, knowledge, abilities, interests, job environment, work values, activities and tasks for the best fit O*Net occupation.

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Skills

Skills are developed capacities that facilitate learning and the performance of activities that occur across jobs. The most important skills for this occupation are shown below.

SkillImportance (%)Description
Active Listening
 62
Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Service Orientation
 60
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Speaking
 60
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Critical Thinking
 55
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Coordination
 52
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Monitoring
 52
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Reading Comprehension
 52
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Social Perceptiveness
 52
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Time Management
 50
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Active Learning
 47
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Instructing
 47
Teaching others how to do something.
Judgment and Decision Making
 47
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Negotiation
 47
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Complex Problem Solving
 45
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Operation Monitoring
 45
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Persuasion
 45
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Mathematics
 42
Using mathematics to solve problems.
Operation and Control
 42
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Quality Control Analysis
 42
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Writing
 42
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

O*NETTM is a trademark of the US Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration. The information on this site is derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 12.0.
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