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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
Critical Thinking
 87
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Active Listening
 85
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.
Judgment and Decision Making
 85
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Reading Comprehension
 82
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing
 82
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Complex Problem Solving
 80
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Science
 80
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Speaking
 80
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Monitoring
 77
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Service Orientation
 77
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Social Perceptiveness
 77
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Active Learning
 75
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Time Management
 72
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Coordination
 65
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Instructing
 62
Teaching others how to do something.
Learning Strategies
 62
Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
Management of Personnel Resources
 60
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Negotiation
 60
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Persuasion
 60
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Systems Analysis
 60
Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

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