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Herbalists (Western)

ANZSCO ID 451513

Overview

All Personal Care Consultants

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Herbalists (Western)

  • 150 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 35% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 55 years Average age
  • 82% female Gender Share

Herbalists (Western) utilise plants and plant based material to create medicines to help prevent or treat various illnesses.

You usually need a bachelor degree, diploma or advanced diploma in health science to work as a Herbalist (Western).

Tasks
  • Interviews clients to work out their needs.
  • Treats emotional, psychological and physical imbalances of the body, using natural techniques and diagnostic methods.
  • Monitors and corrects imbalances in the body using herbal supplements.
  • Records clients' weight and measurements.
  • Instructs clients on the use of herbal supplements.

Prospects

Pathways

You usually need a bachelor degree, diploma or advanced diploma in health science to work as a Herbalist (Western).

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 Health Industry VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Personal Care Consultants who are caring, compassionate and empathetic and can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Psychology

    81% Skill level

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

  2. Medicine and dentistry

    80% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  3. Therapy and counselling

    80% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  4. Biology

    71% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  5. Customer and personal service

    67% Skill level

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

  6. Clerical

    67% Skill level

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

  7. English language

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Administration and management

    59% Skill level

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

  9. Chemistry

    56% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  10. Sales and marketing

    53% Skill level

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

  11. Sociology and anthropology

    53% Skill level

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

  12. Computers and electronics

    52% Skill level

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

  13. Education and training

    50% Skill level

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

  14. Philosophy and theology

    49% Skill level

    Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

  15. Personnel and human resources

    47% Skill level

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

  16. Mathematics

    42% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  17. Law and government

    38% Skill level

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

  18. Economics and accounting

    37% Skill level

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

  19. Communications and media

    34% Skill level

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

  20. Public safety and security

    27% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    73% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Social perceptiveness

    68% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  3. Active listening

    64% Skill level

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

  4. Active learning

    63% Skill level

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

  5. Critical thinking

    63% Skill level

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

  6. Judgment and decision making

    61% Skill level

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

  7. Serving others

    59% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  8. Speaking

    59% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Writing

    59% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  10. Monitoring

    57% Skill level

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

  11. Complex problem solving

    55% Skill level

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

  12. Learning strategies

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Systems evaluation

    52% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  14. Persuasion

    52% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  15. Coordination with others

    50% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  16. Science

    46% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  17. Instructing

    46% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  18. Systems analysis

    46% Skill level

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

  19. Management of personnel resources

    43% Skill level

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

  20. Time management

    43% Skill level

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

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Inductive reasoning

    75% Skill level

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

  2. Problem spotting

    75% Skill level

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

  3. Oral comprehension

    71% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Oral expression

    71% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  5. Deductive reasoning

    70% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  6. Written comprehension

    70% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Near vision

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Written expression

    59% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    57% Skill level

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

  10. Categorising

    57% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  11. Flexibility of closure

    57% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  12. Speech clarity

    55% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  13. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  14. Brainstorming

    55% Skill level

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

  15. Originality

    50% Skill level

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

  16. Speed of recognition

    45% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  17. Far vision

    43% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  18. Perceptual speed

    43% Skill level

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

  19. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  20. Multitasking

    41% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

Activities

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

  1. Researching and investigating

    84% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  2. Helping and caring for others

    81% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  3. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    78% Skill level

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

  4. Making decisions and solving problems

    76% Skill level

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

  5. Looking for changes over time

    76% Skill level

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

  6. Building good relationships

    76% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  7. Making sense of information and ideas

    67% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  8. Thinking creatively

    67% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  9. Collecting and organising information

    65% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring people, processes and things

    65% Skill level

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

  11. Communicating with the public

    62% Skill level

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

  12. Coaching and developing others

    61% Skill level

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

  13. Explaining things to people

    61% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  14. Documenting or recording information

    61% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  15. Working with the public

    58% Skill level

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

  16. Influencing people

    57% Skill level

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

  17. Giving expert advice

    56% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  18. Communicating within a team

    52% Skill level

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

  19. Checking compliance with standards

    52% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    46% Skill level

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

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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, 29-1199.04 - Naturopathic Physicians.

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. Contact with people

    99% Important

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

  2. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  3. Telephone

    98% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Frequent decision making

    96% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  5. Electronic mail

    94% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  6. Freedom to make decisions

    94% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  7. Unstructured work

    93% Important

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

  8. Disease or infection

    92% Important

    Be exposed to disease or infections.

  9. Physically close to people

    90% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  10. Impact of decisions

    85% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  11. Indoors, heat controlled

    85% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  12. Letters and memos

    84% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  13. Contact with the public

    83% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  14. Being exact or accurate

    82% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  15. Spend time sitting

    82% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  16. Consequence of error

    79% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  17. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    71% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  18. Teamwork

    67% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  19. Health and safety of others

    59% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  20. Time pressure

    59% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    90% 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. Achievement

    81% Important

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

  3. Independence

    81% 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. Working conditions

    74% 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. Support

    71% 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.

  6. Recognition

    67% 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. Analytical

    95% Important

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

  2. Helping

    90% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  3. Creative

    57% Important

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

  4. Practical

    48% Important

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

  5. Administrative

    24% Important

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

  6. Enterprising

    24% Important

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

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, 29-1199.04 - Naturopathic Physicians.

All Personal Care Consultants

  • Unavailable Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Herbalists (Western)

  • 150 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 35% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 55 years Average age
  • 82% female Gender Share

Herbalists (Western) utilise plants and plant based material to create medicines to help prevent or treat various illnesses.

You usually need a bachelor degree, diploma or advanced diploma in health science to work as a Herbalist (Western).

Tasks
  • Interviews clients to work out their needs.
  • Treats emotional, psychological and physical imbalances of the body, using natural techniques and diagnostic methods.
  • Monitors and corrects imbalances in the body using herbal supplements.
  • Records clients' weight and measurements.
  • Instructs clients on the use of herbal supplements.

You usually need a bachelor degree, diploma or advanced diploma in health science to work as a Herbalist (Western).

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 Health Industry VET training pathways.

Employers look for Personal Care Consultants who are caring, compassionate and empathetic and can communicate clearly with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Psychology

    81% Skill level

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

  2. Medicine and dentistry

    80% Skill level

    Diagnose and treat human injuries, diseases, and deformities, including preventive health-care measures.

  3. Therapy and counselling

    80% Skill level

    Diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and career counselling and guidance.

  4. Biology

    71% Skill level

    Plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, how they rely on and work with each other and the environment.

  5. Customer and personal service

    67% Skill level

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

  6. Clerical

    67% Skill level

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

  7. English language

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Administration and management

    59% Skill level

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

  9. Chemistry

    56% Skill level

    Chemical composition, structure, and properties. How chemicals are made, used, mixed, and can change.

  10. Sales and marketing

    53% Skill level

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

  11. Sociology and anthropology

    53% Skill level

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

  12. Computers and electronics

    52% Skill level

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

  13. Education and training

    50% Skill level

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

  14. Philosophy and theology

    49% Skill level

    Philosophical systems and religions, including their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and impact on society.

  15. Personnel and human resources

    47% Skill level

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

  16. Mathematics

    42% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  17. Law and government

    38% Skill level

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

  18. Economics and accounting

    37% Skill level

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

  19. Communications and media

    34% Skill level

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

  20. Public safety and security

    27% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    73% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Social perceptiveness

    68% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  3. Active listening

    64% Skill level

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

  4. Active learning

    63% Skill level

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

  5. Critical thinking

    63% Skill level

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

  6. Judgment and decision making

    61% Skill level

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

  7. Serving others

    59% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  8. Speaking

    59% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  9. Writing

    59% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  10. Monitoring

    57% Skill level

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

  11. Complex problem solving

    55% Skill level

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

  12. Learning strategies

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Systems evaluation

    52% Skill level

    Measuring how well a system is working and how to improve it.

  14. Persuasion

    52% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  15. Coordination with others

    50% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  16. Science

    46% Skill level

    Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.

  17. Instructing

    46% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  18. Systems analysis

    46% Skill level

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

  19. Management of personnel resources

    43% Skill level

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

  20. Time management

    43% Skill level

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

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Inductive reasoning

    75% Skill level

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

  2. Problem spotting

    75% Skill level

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

  3. Oral comprehension

    71% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Oral expression

    71% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  5. Deductive reasoning

    70% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  6. Written comprehension

    70% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  7. Near vision

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Written expression

    59% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    57% Skill level

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

  10. Categorising

    57% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  11. Flexibility of closure

    57% Skill level

    See a pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.

  12. Speech clarity

    55% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  13. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  14. Brainstorming

    55% Skill level

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

  15. Originality

    50% Skill level

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

  16. Speed of recognition

    45% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  17. Far vision

    43% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  18. Perceptual speed

    43% Skill level

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

  19. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  20. Multitasking

    41% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

Activities

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

  1. Researching and investigating

    84% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  2. Helping and caring for others

    81% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  3. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    78% Skill level

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

  4. Making decisions and solving problems

    76% Skill level

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

  5. Looking for changes over time

    76% Skill level

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

  6. Building good relationships

    76% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  7. Making sense of information and ideas

    67% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  8. Thinking creatively

    67% Skill level

    Using your own ideas for developing, designing, or creating something new.

  9. Collecting and organising information

    65% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring people, processes and things

    65% Skill level

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

  11. Communicating with the public

    62% Skill level

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

  12. Coaching and developing others

    61% Skill level

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

  13. Explaining things to people

    61% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  14. Documenting or recording information

    61% Skill level

    Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

  15. Working with the public

    58% Skill level

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

  16. Influencing people

    57% Skill level

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

  17. Giving expert advice

    56% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  18. Communicating within a team

    52% Skill level

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

  19. Checking compliance with standards

    52% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    46% 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, 29-1199.04 - Naturopathic Physicians.

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. Contact with people

    99% Important

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

  2. Face-to-face discussions

    98% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  3. Telephone

    98% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  4. Frequent decision making

    96% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  5. Electronic mail

    94% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  6. Freedom to make decisions

    94% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  7. Unstructured work

    93% Important

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

  8. Disease or infection

    92% Important

    Be exposed to disease or infections.

  9. Physically close to people

    90% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  10. Impact of decisions

    85% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  11. Indoors, heat controlled

    85% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  12. Letters and memos

    84% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  13. Contact with the public

    83% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  14. Being exact or accurate

    82% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  15. Spend time sitting

    82% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  16. Consequence of error

    79% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

  17. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    71% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  18. Teamwork

    67% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  19. Health and safety of others

    59% Important

    Take responsibility for the health and safety of others.

  20. Time pressure

    59% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    90% 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. Achievement

    81% Important

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

  3. Independence

    81% 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. Working conditions

    74% 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. Support

    71% 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.

  6. Recognition

    67% 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. Analytical

    95% Important

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

  2. Helping

    90% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  3. Creative

    57% Important

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

  4. Practical

    48% Important

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

  5. Administrative

    24% Important

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

  6. Enterprising

    24% Important

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

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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, 29-1199.04 - Naturopathic Physicians.
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