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Betting Agency Counter Clerks

ANZSCO ID 561111

Overview

All Betting Clerks

  • $961 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Betting Agency Counter Clerks

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 40% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 51 years Average age
  • 66% female Gender Share

Betting Agency Counter Clerks record and process customer bets, payments and payouts over the counter at betting agencies, for horse and dog racing, and other sports and events.

You can work as a Betting Agency Counter Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as accounting.

Tasks
  • Takes bets and debits credit accounts and bank accounts electronically, as well as receiving cash.
  • Records and enters bets electronically and in transaction ledgers.
  • Issues tickets and prepares summaries of transactions.
  • Monitors amounts of money placed on race entrants.
  • Checks details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers and electronic records, and pays out money on winning tickets.
  • Verifies the identity and account balances of betting agency customers.
  • Answers betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Betting Agency Counter Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as accounting.

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

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Racing VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Betting Clerks who have a high attention to detail, provide good customer service and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    51% Skill level

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

  2. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  3. English language

    40% Skill level

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

  4. Sales and marketing

    39% Skill level

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

  5. Economics and accounting

    36% Skill level

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

  6. Administration and management

    34% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    33% Skill level

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

  8. Psychology

    31% Skill level

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

  9. Education and training

    31% Skill level

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

  10. Production and processing

    28% Skill level

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

  11. Clerical

    26% Skill level

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

  12. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

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

  13. Personnel and human resources

    25% Skill level

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

  14. Communications and media

    24% Skill level

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

  15. Sociology and anthropology

    19% Skill level

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

  16. Law and government

    19% Skill level

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

  17. Telecommunications

    12% Skill level

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

  18. Engineering and technology

    12% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  19. Foreign language

    11% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  20. Transportation

    10% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    45% Skill level

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

  2. Monitoring

    45% Skill level

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

  3. Reading comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  4. Coordination with others

    43% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Critical thinking

    41% Skill level

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

  6. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  7. Speaking

    41% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Mathematics

    39% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  9. Writing

    39% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  10. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  11. Management of personnel resources

    37% Skill level

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

  12. Active learning

    36% Skill level

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

  13. Judgment and decision making

    36% Skill level

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

  14. Persuasion

    36% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  15. Complex problem solving

    32% Skill level

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

  16. Instructing

    32% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  17. Learning strategies

    30% Skill level

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

  18. Time management

    30% Skill level

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

  19. Negotiation

    29% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  20. Operation monitoring

    25% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Oral expression

    55% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  3. Near vision

    50% Skill level

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

  4. Sorting or ordering

    45% Skill level

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

  5. Speech clarity

    45% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  6. Deductive reasoning

    45% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Written comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  8. Far vision

    43% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  9. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  10. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

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

  11. Speech recognition

    41% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  12. Inductive reasoning

    39% Skill level

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

  13. Multitasking

    39% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  14. Perceptual speed

    39% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  15. Written expression

    39% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  16. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  17. Working with numbers

    37% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  18. Finger dexterity

    34% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  19. Mathematics

    34% Skill level

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

  20. Manual dexterity

    30% 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. Working with the public

    71% Skill level

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

  2. Building good relationships

    60% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  3. Communicating within a team

    54% Skill level

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

  4. Researching and investigating

    52% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  5. Collecting and organising information

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    51% Skill level

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

  7. Making decisions and solving problems

    49% Skill level

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

  8. Communicating with the public

    49% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  9. Helping and caring for others

    49% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  10. Training and teaching others

    45% Skill level

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

  11. Looking for changes over time

    45% Skill level

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

  12. Monitoring people, processes and things

    44% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  13. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    39% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    39% Skill level

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

  15. Influencing people

    39% Skill level

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

  16. Checking for errors or defects

    38% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  17. Checking compliance with standards

    35% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  18. Working with computers

    33% Skill level

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

  19. Providing office support

    32% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  20. Explaining things to people

    32% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use 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, 39-3012.00 - Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners.

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. Indoors, heat controlled

    94% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  2. Contact with people

    92% Important

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

  3. Teamwork

    89% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  4. Physically close to people

    88% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    87% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Repeating same tasks

    86% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  7. Face-to-face discussions

    84% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  8. Contact with the public

    83% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  9. Making repetitive motions

    81% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  10. Spend time standing

    79% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  11. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    79% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  12. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    74% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  13. Impact of decisions

    71% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  14. Angry or unpleasant people

    67% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  15. Frequent decision making

    66% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  16. Unstructured work

    65% Important

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

  17. Walking and running

    65% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  18. Exposure to contaminants

    64% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    63% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Competition

    62% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    76% 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.

  2. Support

    76% 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.

  3. Independence

    33% 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.

  4. Achievement

    29% Important

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

  5. Recognition

    29% 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.

  6. Working conditions

    29% Important

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

Interests

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

  1. Administrative

    95% Important

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

  2. Enterprising

    76% Important

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

  3. Practical

    62% Important

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

  4. Helping

    43% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  5. Creative

    19% 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, 39-3012.00 - Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners.

All Betting Clerks

  • $961 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Betting Agency Counter Clerks

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 40% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 45 hours Average full-time
  • 51 years Average age
  • 66% female Gender Share

Betting Agency Counter Clerks record and process customer bets, payments and payouts over the counter at betting agencies, for horse and dog racing, and other sports and events.

You can work as a Betting Agency Counter Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as accounting.

Tasks
  • Takes bets and debits credit accounts and bank accounts electronically, as well as receiving cash.
  • Records and enters bets electronically and in transaction ledgers.
  • Issues tickets and prepares summaries of transactions.
  • Monitors amounts of money placed on race entrants.
  • Checks details and numbers on winning betting tickets against those in betting ledgers and electronic records, and pays out money on winning tickets.
  • Verifies the identity and account balances of betting agency customers.
  • Answers betting inquiries over the telephone, via email and in person.

You can work as a Betting Agency Counter Clerk without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualifications in areas such as accounting.

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

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Racing VET training pathways.

Employers look for Betting Clerks who have a high attention to detail, provide good customer service and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    51% Skill level

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

  2. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  3. English language

    40% Skill level

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

  4. Sales and marketing

    39% Skill level

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

  5. Economics and accounting

    36% Skill level

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

  6. Administration and management

    34% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    33% Skill level

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

  8. Psychology

    31% Skill level

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

  9. Education and training

    31% Skill level

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

  10. Production and processing

    28% Skill level

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

  11. Clerical

    26% Skill level

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

  12. Public safety and security

    26% Skill level

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

  13. Personnel and human resources

    25% Skill level

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

  14. Communications and media

    24% Skill level

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

  15. Sociology and anthropology

    19% Skill level

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

  16. Law and government

    19% Skill level

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

  17. Telecommunications

    12% Skill level

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

  18. Engineering and technology

    12% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  19. Foreign language

    11% Skill level

    Foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.

  20. Transportation

    10% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    45% Skill level

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

  2. Monitoring

    45% Skill level

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

  3. Reading comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  4. Coordination with others

    43% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Critical thinking

    41% Skill level

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

  6. Social perceptiveness

    41% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  7. Speaking

    41% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Mathematics

    39% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  9. Writing

    39% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  10. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  11. Management of personnel resources

    37% Skill level

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

  12. Active learning

    36% Skill level

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

  13. Judgment and decision making

    36% Skill level

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

  14. Persuasion

    36% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  15. Complex problem solving

    32% Skill level

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

  16. Instructing

    32% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  17. Learning strategies

    30% Skill level

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

  18. Time management

    30% Skill level

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

  19. Negotiation

    29% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  20. Operation monitoring

    25% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Oral expression

    55% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  3. Near vision

    50% Skill level

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

  4. Sorting or ordering

    45% Skill level

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

  5. Speech clarity

    45% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  6. Deductive reasoning

    45% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Written comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  8. Far vision

    43% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  9. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  10. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

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

  11. Speech recognition

    41% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  12. Inductive reasoning

    39% Skill level

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

  13. Multitasking

    39% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  14. Perceptual speed

    39% Skill level

    Use your eyes to quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  15. Written expression

    39% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  16. Categorising

    39% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  17. Working with numbers

    37% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  18. Finger dexterity

    34% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  19. Mathematics

    34% Skill level

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

  20. Manual dexterity

    30% 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. Working with the public

    71% Skill level

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

  2. Building good relationships

    60% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  3. Communicating within a team

    54% Skill level

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

  4. Researching and investigating

    52% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  5. Collecting and organising information

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    51% Skill level

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

  7. Making decisions and solving problems

    49% Skill level

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

  8. Communicating with the public

    49% Skill level

    Giving information to the public, business or government by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  9. Helping and caring for others

    49% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  10. Training and teaching others

    45% Skill level

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

  11. Looking for changes over time

    45% Skill level

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

  12. Monitoring people, processes and things

    44% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  13. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    39% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  14. Coordinating the work of a team

    39% Skill level

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

  15. Influencing people

    39% Skill level

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

  16. Checking for errors or defects

    38% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  17. Checking compliance with standards

    35% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  18. Working with computers

    33% Skill level

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

  19. Providing office support

    32% Skill level

    Doing day-to-day office work such as filing and processing paperwork.

  20. Explaining things to people

    32% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use 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, 39-3012.00 - Gaming and Sports Book Writers and Runners.

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. Indoors, heat controlled

    94% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  2. Contact with people

    92% Important

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

  3. Teamwork

    89% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  4. Physically close to people

    88% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    87% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Repeating same tasks

    86% Important

    Repeat the same tasks or activities (e.g., key entry) over and over, without stopping.

  7. Face-to-face discussions

    84% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  8. Contact with the public

    83% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  9. Making repetitive motions

    81% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  10. Spend time standing

    79% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  11. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    79% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  12. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    74% Important

    Be exposed to noises and sounds that are distracting or uncomfortable.

  13. Impact of decisions

    71% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  14. Angry or unpleasant people

    67% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  15. Frequent decision making

    66% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  16. Unstructured work

    65% Important

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

  17. Walking and running

    65% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  18. Exposure to contaminants

    64% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    63% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Competition

    62% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    76% 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.

  2. Support

    76% 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.

  3. Independence

    33% 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.

  4. Achievement

    29% Important

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

  5. Recognition

    29% 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.

  6. Working conditions

    29% Important

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

Interests

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

  1. Administrative

    95% Important

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

  2. Enterprising

    76% Important

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

  3. Practical

    62% Important

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

  4. Helping

    43% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  5. Creative

    19% 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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