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Antique Dealers

ANZSCO ID 142112

Overview

All Retail Managers

  • $1,440 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Antique Dealers

  • 710 workers Employment Size
  • High skill Skill level rating
  • 54% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 49 hours Average full-time
  • 58 years Average age
  • 46% female Gender Share

Antique Dealers buy and sell antiques such as furniture, art, jewellery and china. They may also clean, restore and value antiques.

You can work as an Antique Dealer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Determines product mix, stock levels and service standards.
  • Formulates and implements purchasing and marketing policies, and sets prices.
  • Promotes and advertises the establishment's goods and services.
  • Sells goods to customers and advises them on product use.
  • Maintains records of stock levels and financial transactions.
  • Undertakes budgeting for the establishment.
  • Controls selection, training and supervision of staff.
  • Ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as an Antique Dealer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Retail Services VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Retail Managers who provide good customer service, have strong people skills, are organised and well presented. Employers also value responsible and trustworthy managers.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    77% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  2. Education and training

    61% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  3. Administration and management

    60% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  4. Sales and marketing

    59% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  5. English language

    54% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  6. Mathematics

    53% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  7. Personnel and human resources

    49% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  8. Clerical

    47% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  9. Psychology

    41% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  10. Economics and accounting

    37% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  11. Public safety and security

    37% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  12. Computers and electronics

    33% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  13. Production and processing

    33% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  14. Communications and media

    28% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  15. Law and government

    25% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  16. Mechanical

    25% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  17. Sociology and anthropology

    23% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  18. Transportation

    21% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  19. Telecommunications

    19% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  20. Food production

    13% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Monitoring

    57% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  2. Critical thinking

    54% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Social perceptiveness

    54% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  4. Speaking

    54% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  5. Persuasion

    54% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  6. Reading comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  7. Management of personnel resources

    52% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  8. Time management

    52% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  9. Instructing

    52% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  10. Negotiation

    52% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  11. Coordination with others

    50% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  12. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  13. Active learning

    50% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  14. Complex problem solving

    50% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  15. Learning strategies

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  16. Writing

    50% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  17. Active listening

    48% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  18. Judgment and decision making

    45% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  19. Mathematics

    45% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  20. Systems analysis

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    59% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Near vision

    54% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  4. Written expression

    54% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Deductive reasoning

    52% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  6. Problem spotting

    52% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  7. Speech recognition

    52% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  8. Brainstorming

    48% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  9. Written comprehension

    48% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  10. Speech clarity

    46% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  11. Categorising

    46% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  12. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  13. Originality

    46% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    46% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Mathematics

    45% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  16. Working with numbers

    43% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  17. Inductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  18. Colour discrimination

    39% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  19. Finger dexterity

    37% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  20. Manual dexterity

    34% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Planning and prioritising work

    67% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  2. Handling and moving objects

    67% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  3. Working with the public

    64% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  4. Building good relationships

    63% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  5. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    63% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  6. Coaching and developing others

    62% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  7. Communicating within a team

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  8. Scheduling work and activities

    55% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  9. Researching and investigating

    54% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    53% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Guiding and directing staff

    52% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  12. Coordinating the work of a team

    52% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  13. Assessing and evaluating things

    51% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    51% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  15. Collecting and organising information

    50% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  16. Looking for changes over time

    50% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  17. Influencing people

    49% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  18. Training and teaching others

    49% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  19. Leading and encouraging a team

    46% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  20. Working with computers

    34% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  2. Contact with people

    97% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  3. Contact with the public

    94% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    92% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Teamwork

    90% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  7. Frequent decision making

    89% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    89% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Responsible for outcomes

    89% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  10. Unstructured work

    85% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  11. Spend time standing

    84% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  12. Lead or coordinate a team

    83% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  13. Time pressure

    83% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  14. Physically close to people

    81% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  15. Impact of decisions

    80% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Walking and running

    79% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  17. Angry or unpleasant people

    78% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  18. Conflict situations

    77% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  19. Being exact or accurate

    76% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  20. Health and safety of others

    73% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Independence

    67% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  2. Relationships

    62% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Support

    57% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  4. Working conditions

    57% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Achievement

    52% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Recognition

    52% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Enterprising

    100% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  2. Administrative

    76% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Helping

    62% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Practical

    43% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  5. Creative

    24% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Analytical

    14% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers.

All Retail Managers

  • $1,440 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Antique Dealers

  • 710 workers Employment Size
  • High skill Skill level rating
  • 54% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 49 hours Average full-time
  • 58 years Average age
  • 46% female Gender Share

Antique Dealers buy and sell antiques such as furniture, art, jewellery and china. They may also clean, restore and value antiques.

You can work as an Antique Dealer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

Tasks
  • Determines product mix, stock levels and service standards.
  • Formulates and implements purchasing and marketing policies, and sets prices.
  • Promotes and advertises the establishment's goods and services.
  • Sells goods to customers and advises them on product use.
  • Maintains records of stock levels and financial transactions.
  • Undertakes budgeting for the establishment.
  • Controls selection, training and supervision of staff.
  • Ensures compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.

You can work as an Antique Dealer without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • Course Seeker to search and compare higher education courses.
  • ComparED to compare undergraduate and postgraduate student experiences and outcomes.
  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Retail Services VET training pathways.

Employers look for Retail Managers who provide good customer service, have strong people skills, are organised and well presented. Employers also value responsible and trustworthy managers.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    77% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  2. Education and training

    61% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  3. Administration and management

    60% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  4. Sales and marketing

    59% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  5. English language

    54% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  6. Mathematics

    53% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  7. Personnel and human resources

    49% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  8. Clerical

    47% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  9. Psychology

    41% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  10. Economics and accounting

    37% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

  11. Public safety and security

    37% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  12. Computers and electronics

    33% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  13. Production and processing

    33% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  14. Communications and media

    28% Skill level

    Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

  15. Law and government

    25% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  16. Mechanical

    25% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  17. Sociology and anthropology

    23% Skill level

    Group behaviour and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures and their history and origins.

  18. Transportation

    21% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  19. Telecommunications

    19% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  20. Food production

    13% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Monitoring

    57% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  2. Critical thinking

    54% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  3. Social perceptiveness

    54% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  4. Speaking

    54% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  5. Persuasion

    54% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  6. Reading comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  7. Management of personnel resources

    52% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  8. Time management

    52% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  9. Instructing

    52% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  10. Negotiation

    52% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  11. Coordination with others

    50% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  12. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  13. Active learning

    50% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  14. Complex problem solving

    50% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  15. Learning strategies

    50% Skill level

    Figuring out the best way to teach or learn something new.

  16. Writing

    50% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  17. Active listening

    48% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  18. Judgment and decision making

    45% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  19. Mathematics

    45% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  20. Systems analysis

    43% Skill level

    Figuring out how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect it.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    59% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Near vision

    54% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  4. Written expression

    54% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Deductive reasoning

    52% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  6. Problem spotting

    52% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  7. Speech recognition

    52% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  8. Brainstorming

    48% Skill level

    Come up with a number of ideas about a topic, even if the ideas aren't very good.

  9. Written comprehension

    48% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  10. Speech clarity

    46% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  11. Categorising

    46% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  12. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  13. Originality

    46% Skill level

    Come up with unusual or clever ideas, or creative ways to solve a problem.

  14. Sorting or ordering

    46% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  15. Mathematics

    45% Skill level

    Choose the right maths method or formula to solve a problem.

  16. Working with numbers

    43% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  17. Inductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

  18. Colour discrimination

    39% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

  19. Finger dexterity

    37% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  20. Manual dexterity

    34% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Planning and prioritising work

    67% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  2. Handling and moving objects

    67% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  3. Working with the public

    64% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  4. Building good relationships

    63% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  5. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    63% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  6. Coaching and developing others

    62% Skill level

    Working out the needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or helping them to improve.

  7. Communicating within a team

    57% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  8. Scheduling work and activities

    55% Skill level

    Working out the timing of events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.

  9. Researching and investigating

    54% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    53% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  11. Guiding and directing staff

    52% Skill level

    Guiding and directing staff, including setting and monitoring performance standards.

  12. Coordinating the work of a team

    52% Skill level

    Getting members of a group to work together to finish a task.

  13. Assessing and evaluating things

    51% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    51% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  15. Collecting and organising information

    50% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  16. Looking for changes over time

    50% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  17. Influencing people

    49% Skill level

    Convincing people to buy something or to change their minds or actions.

  18. Training and teaching others

    49% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

  19. Leading and encouraging a team

    46% Skill level

    Encouraging and building trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.

  20. Working with computers

    34% Skill level

    Using computers to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  2. Contact with people

    97% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  3. Contact with the public

    94% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    92% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  6. Teamwork

    90% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  7. Frequent decision making

    89% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    89% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Responsible for outcomes

    89% Important

    Take responsibility for the results of other people's work.

  10. Unstructured work

    85% Important

    Have freedom to decide on tasks, priorities, and goals.

  11. Spend time standing

    84% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  12. Lead or coordinate a team

    83% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  13. Time pressure

    83% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  14. Physically close to people

    81% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  15. Impact of decisions

    80% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Walking and running

    79% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  17. Angry or unpleasant people

    78% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  18. Conflict situations

    77% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  19. Being exact or accurate

    76% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  20. Health and safety of others

    73% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Independence

    67% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  2. Relationships

    62% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Support

    57% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  4. Working conditions

    57% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

  5. Achievement

    52% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  6. Recognition

    52% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Enterprising

    100% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  2. Administrative

    76% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Helping

    62% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Practical

    43% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  5. Creative

    24% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

  6. Analytical

    14% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-1011.00 - First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers.
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