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Money Market Clerks

ANZSCO ID 552313

Overview

All Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks

  • $1,217 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Money Market Clerks

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 79% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 41 hours Average full-time
  • 37 years Average age
  • 67% female Gender Share

Money Market Clerks process documentation and maintain records of securities transactions and registrations.

Also known as: Scrip Clerk (Stockbroking), or Securities Clerk.

You can work as a Money Market Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as banking, finance and accounting.

Tasks
  • Obtains information on the form of competitors by research, attending trials and liaising with contacts.
  • Reviews, checks, verifies and issues transaction documentation for securities.
  • Claims accruing dividends and processing dividend payments.
  • Compiles results of calculations into tables, graphs and charts to be used in analysis.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Money Market Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as banking, finance and accounting.

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 Financial Services VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Insurance, Money Market and Statistical 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

    66% Skill level

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

  2. English language

    60% Skill level

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

  3. Computers and electronics

    57% Skill level

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

  4. Mathematics

    56% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Sales and marketing

    49% Skill level

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

  6. Clerical

    46% Skill level

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

  7. Economics and accounting

    40% Skill level

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

  8. Law and government

    38% Skill level

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

  9. Personnel and human resources

    33% Skill level

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

  10. Administration and management

    32% Skill level

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

  11. Communications and media

    32% Skill level

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

  12. Education and training

    29% Skill level

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

  13. Telecommunications

    25% Skill level

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

  14. Foreign language

    24% Skill level

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

  15. Public safety and security

    23% Skill level

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

  16. Transportation

    21% Skill level

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

  17. Psychology

    19% Skill level

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

  18. Production and processing

    17% Skill level

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

  19. Geography

    12% Skill level

    Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.

  20. Engineering and technology

    9% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    55% Skill level

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

  2. Reading comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  3. Speaking

    52% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  4. Critical thinking

    52% Skill level

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

  5. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  6. Writing

    50% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  7. Time management

    45% Skill level

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

  8. Serving others

    45% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  9. Active learning

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

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

  11. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Complex problem solving

    41% Skill level

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

  13. Coordination with others

    41% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  14. Judgment and decision making

    41% Skill level

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

  15. Learning strategies

    39% Skill level

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

  16. Negotiation

    36% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  17. Systems analysis

    30% Skill level

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

  18. Management of personnel resources

    30% Skill level

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

  19. Persuasion

    30% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Instructing

    29% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Near vision

    55% Skill level

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

  3. Oral comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Written comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Deductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  6. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  7. Working with numbers

    54% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  8. Written expression

    52% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  9. Speech clarity

    50% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  10. Problem spotting

    45% Skill level

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

  11. Inductive reasoning

    45% Skill level

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

  12. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  13. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Mathematics

    43% Skill level

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

  15. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  16. Flexibility of closure

    39% Skill level

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

  17. Multitasking

    39% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  18. Finger dexterity

    37% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  19. Perceptual speed

    37% Skill level

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

  20. Brainstorming

    34% Skill level

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

Activities

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

  1. Building good relationships

    69% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Researching and investigating

    63% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  3. Collecting and organising information

    56% Skill level

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

  4. Communicating with the public

    54% Skill level

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

  5. Checking compliance with standards

    53% Skill level

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

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    53% Skill level

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

  7. Looking for changes over time

    50% Skill level

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

  8. Planning and prioritising work

    49% Skill level

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

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    46% Skill level

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

  10. Making sense of information and ideas

    46% Skill level

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

  11. Working with computers

    45% Skill level

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

  12. Communicating within a team

    44% Skill level

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

  13. Explaining things to people

    43% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  14. Documenting or recording information

    41% Skill level

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

  15. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    38% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  16. Providing office support

    37% Skill level

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

  17. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    37% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  18. Monitoring people, processes and things

    35% Skill level

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

  19. Influencing people

    32% Skill level

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

  20. Training and teaching others

    30% Skill level

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

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, 43-4011.00 - Brokerage Clerks.

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. Electronic mail

    100% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Contact with people

    97% Important

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

  4. Being exact or accurate

    95% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Time pressure

    92% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  7. Indoors, heat controlled

    91% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  8. Repeating same tasks

    90% Important

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

  9. Contact with the public

    89% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  10. Teamwork

    87% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Spend time sitting

    82% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  12. Unstructured work

    82% Important

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

  13. Frequent decision making

    78% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Freedom to make decisions

    78% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  15. Impact of decisions

    77% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Physically close to people

    74% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    69% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    69% Important

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

  19. Automation of tasks

    66% Important

    Do tasks that are mostly automated.

  20. Conflict situations

    64% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

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

    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.

  3. Independence

    62% 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

    60% 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

    57% Important

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

  6. Recognition

    48% 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. Administrative

    100% 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. Helping

    43% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Practical

    38% Important

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

  5. Analytical

    24% Important

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

  6. Creative

    14% Important

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

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, 43-4011.00 - Brokerage Clerks.

All Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks

  • $1,217 Weekly Pay
  • Decline Future Growth

Money Market Clerks

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 79% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 41 hours Average full-time
  • 37 years Average age
  • 67% female Gender Share

Money Market Clerks process documentation and maintain records of securities transactions and registrations.

Also known as: Scrip Clerk (Stockbroking), or Securities Clerk.

You can work as a Money Market Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as banking, finance and accounting.

Tasks
  • Obtains information on the form of competitors by research, attending trials and liaising with contacts.
  • Reviews, checks, verifies and issues transaction documentation for securities.
  • Claims accruing dividends and processing dividend payments.
  • Compiles results of calculations into tables, graphs and charts to be used in analysis.

You can work as a Money Market Clerk without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as banking, finance and accounting.

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 Financial Services VET training pathways.

Employers look for Insurance, Money Market and Statistical 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

    66% Skill level

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

  2. English language

    60% Skill level

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

  3. Computers and electronics

    57% Skill level

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

  4. Mathematics

    56% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Sales and marketing

    49% Skill level

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

  6. Clerical

    46% Skill level

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

  7. Economics and accounting

    40% Skill level

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

  8. Law and government

    38% Skill level

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

  9. Personnel and human resources

    33% Skill level

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

  10. Administration and management

    32% Skill level

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

  11. Communications and media

    32% Skill level

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

  12. Education and training

    29% Skill level

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

  13. Telecommunications

    25% Skill level

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

  14. Foreign language

    24% Skill level

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

  15. Public safety and security

    23% Skill level

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

  16. Transportation

    21% Skill level

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

  17. Psychology

    19% Skill level

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

  18. Production and processing

    17% Skill level

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

  19. Geography

    12% Skill level

    Describing land, sea, and air, including their physical characteristics, locations, how they work together, and the location of plant, animal, and human life.

  20. Engineering and technology

    9% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    55% Skill level

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

  2. Reading comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  3. Speaking

    52% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  4. Critical thinking

    52% Skill level

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

  5. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  6. Writing

    50% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  7. Time management

    45% Skill level

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

  8. Serving others

    45% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  9. Active learning

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    43% Skill level

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

  11. Social perceptiveness

    43% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  12. Complex problem solving

    41% Skill level

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

  13. Coordination with others

    41% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  14. Judgment and decision making

    41% Skill level

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

  15. Learning strategies

    39% Skill level

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

  16. Negotiation

    36% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  17. Systems analysis

    30% Skill level

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

  18. Management of personnel resources

    30% Skill level

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

  19. Persuasion

    30% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Instructing

    29% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    57% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Near vision

    55% Skill level

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

  3. Oral comprehension

    55% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  4. Written comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  5. Deductive reasoning

    54% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  6. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  7. Working with numbers

    54% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

  8. Written expression

    52% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  9. Speech clarity

    50% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  10. Problem spotting

    45% Skill level

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

  11. Inductive reasoning

    45% Skill level

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

  12. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  13. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  14. Mathematics

    43% Skill level

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

  15. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  16. Flexibility of closure

    39% Skill level

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

  17. Multitasking

    39% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  18. Finger dexterity

    37% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  19. Perceptual speed

    37% Skill level

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

  20. Brainstorming

    34% Skill level

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

Activities

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

  1. Building good relationships

    69% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Researching and investigating

    63% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  3. Collecting and organising information

    56% Skill level

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

  4. Communicating with the public

    54% Skill level

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

  5. Checking compliance with standards

    53% Skill level

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

  6. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    53% Skill level

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

  7. Looking for changes over time

    50% Skill level

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

  8. Planning and prioritising work

    49% Skill level

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

  9. Making decisions and solving problems

    46% Skill level

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

  10. Making sense of information and ideas

    46% Skill level

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

  11. Working with computers

    45% Skill level

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

  12. Communicating within a team

    44% Skill level

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

  13. Explaining things to people

    43% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  14. Documenting or recording information

    41% Skill level

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

  15. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    38% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  16. Providing office support

    37% Skill level

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

  17. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    37% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  18. Monitoring people, processes and things

    35% Skill level

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

  19. Influencing people

    32% Skill level

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

  20. Training and teaching others

    30% Skill level

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

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, 43-4011.00 - Brokerage Clerks.

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. Electronic mail

    100% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Contact with people

    97% Important

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

  4. Being exact or accurate

    95% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  5. Face-to-face discussions

    93% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  6. Time pressure

    92% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  7. Indoors, heat controlled

    91% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  8. Repeating same tasks

    90% Important

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

  9. Contact with the public

    89% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  10. Teamwork

    87% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  11. Spend time sitting

    82% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  12. Unstructured work

    82% Important

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

  13. Frequent decision making

    78% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Freedom to make decisions

    78% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  15. Impact of decisions

    77% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Physically close to people

    74% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    69% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Loud or uncomfortable sounds

    69% Important

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

  19. Automation of tasks

    66% Important

    Do tasks that are mostly automated.

  20. Conflict situations

    64% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

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

    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.

  3. Independence

    62% 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

    60% 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

    57% Important

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

  6. Recognition

    48% 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. Administrative

    100% 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. Helping

    43% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  4. Practical

    38% Important

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

  5. Analytical

    24% Important

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

  6. Creative

    14% Important

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

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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, 43-4011.00 - Brokerage Clerks.
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