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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
 72
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.
Coordination
 72
Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
Critical Thinking
 72
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Management of Personnel Resources
 72
Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Monitoring
 72
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Speaking
 72
Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Time Management
 70
Managing one's own time and the time of others.
Judgment and Decision Making
 67
Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Operation Monitoring
 67
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Complex Problem Solving
 65
Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Instructing
 65
Teaching others how to do something.
Reading Comprehension
 65
Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Social Perceptiveness
 65
Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Quality Control Analysis
 62
Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
Service Orientation
 62
Actively looking for ways to help people.
Writing
 62
Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Active Learning
 60
Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Negotiation
 60
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Operation and Control
 60
Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
Persuasion
 60
Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.

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