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Artistic Directors, Media Producers & Presenters

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
 80
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.
Speaking
 80
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Complex Problem Solving
 77
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Coordination
 77
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Judgment and Decision Making
 77
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Critical Thinking
 75
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Management of Personnel Resources
 75
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Active Learning
 70
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Reading Comprehension
 70
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Time Management
 70
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Monitoring
 67
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Instructing
 65
Teaching others how to do something.
Operations Analysis
 65
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Social Perceptiveness
 65
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Writing
 65
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Learning Strategies
 60
Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Persuasion
 60
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Service Orientation
 60
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Management of Material Resources
 57
Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
Negotiation
 57
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

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