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Nurse Researchers

ANZSCO ID 254212

Overview

All Nurse Educators and Researchers

  • $2,192 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Nurse Researchers

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 51% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 47 years Average age
  • 94% female Gender Share

Nurse Researchers design, conduct and evaluate nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and promote the implementation of research findings into clinical nursing practice.

You usually need a bachelor degree in nursing and extensive nursing experience to work as a Nurse Researcher. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

Tasks
  • Undertakes and promotes nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminates research information.
  • Promotes utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management.
  • Promotes the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management.
  • Provides support and education for other nurses undertaking research.

Prospects

Pathways

You usually need a bachelor degree in nursing and extensive nursing experience to work as a Nurse Researcher. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

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.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Nurse Educators and Researchers who are caring, compassionate, empathetic and work well in a team.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. English language

    63% Skill level

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

  2. Administration and management

    60% Skill level

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

  3. Medicine and dentistry

    55% Skill level

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

  4. Clerical

    53% Skill level

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

  5. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  6. Biology

    47% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    47% Skill level

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

  8. Customer and personal service

    47% Skill level

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

  9. Education and training

    44% Skill level

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

  10. Law and government

    43% Skill level

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

  11. Personnel and human resources

    42% Skill level

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

  12. Psychology

    40% Skill level

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

  13. Therapy and counselling

    34% Skill level

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

  14. Public safety and security

    28% Skill level

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

  15. Chemistry

    28% Skill level

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

  16. Communications and media

    25% Skill level

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

  17. Economics and accounting

    24% Skill level

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

  18. Foreign language

    22% Skill level

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

  19. Production and processing

    16% Skill level

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

  20. Telecommunications

    15% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Coordination with others

    61% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  3. Active listening

    59% Skill level

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

  4. Writing

    59% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  5. Active learning

    59% Skill level

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

  6. Critical thinking

    57% Skill level

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

  7. Speaking

    55% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Monitoring

    55% Skill level

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

  9. Social perceptiveness

    55% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  10. Complex problem solving

    54% Skill level

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

  11. Management of personnel resources

    54% Skill level

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

  12. Time management

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Judgment and decision making

    50% Skill level

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

  14. Negotiation

    50% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  15. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  16. Learning strategies

    50% Skill level

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

  17. Systems evaluation

    50% Skill level

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

  18. Instructing

    48% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  19. Persuasion

    48% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Management of material resources

    41% Skill level

    Providing the right equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do work.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Written comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  3. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  4. Problem spotting

    59% Skill level

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

  5. Written expression

    59% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  6. Deductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Inductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

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

  8. Speech clarity

    54% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  9. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  10. Sorting or ordering

    54% Skill level

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

  11. Near vision

    52% Skill level

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

  12. Categorising

    52% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Originality

    48% Skill level

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

  14. Selective attention

    46% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Brainstorming

    45% Skill level

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

  16. Mathematics

    45% Skill level

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

  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. Flexibility of closure

    41% Skill level

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

  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. Planning and prioritising work

    90% Skill level

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

  2. Collecting and organising information

    83% Skill level

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

  3. Making decisions and solving problems

    82% Skill level

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

  4. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    81% Skill level

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

  5. Scheduling work and activities

    81% Skill level

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

  6. Building good relationships

    80% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  7. Coordinating the work of a team

    78% Skill level

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

  8. Looking for changes over time

    77% Skill level

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

  9. Communicating within a team

    74% Skill level

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

  10. Researching and investigating

    71% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  11. Monitoring people, processes and things

    70% Skill level

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

  12. Managing payments and orders

    69% Skill level

    Monitoring and controlling resources and the spending of money.

  13. Training and teaching others

    68% Skill level

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

  14. Communicating with the public

    68% Skill level

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

  15. Guiding and directing staff

    67% Skill level

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

  16. Leading and encouraging a team

    67% Skill level

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

  17. Documenting or recording information

    66% Skill level

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

  18. Checking compliance with standards

    65% Skill level

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

  19. Explaining things to people

    62% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Working with computers

    53% 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, 11-9121.01 - Clinical Research Coordinators.

Work Environment

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

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  2. Electronic mail

    98% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  3. Contact with people

    95% Important

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

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    94% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Teamwork

    93% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  6. Being exact or accurate

    87% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    87% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Indoors, heat controlled

    87% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  9. Unstructured work

    85% Important

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

  10. Spend time sitting

    82% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  11. Lead or coordinate a team

    81% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  12. Time pressure

    78% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  13. Frequent decision making

    76% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Letters and memos

    75% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  15. Impact of decisions

    71% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Competition

    69% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  17. Contact with the public

    67% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  18. Responsible for outcomes

    63% Important

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

  19. Conflict situations

    57% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  20. Physically close to people

    56% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

Values

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

  1. Independence

    76% Important

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

  2. Achievement

    71% Important

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

  3. Working conditions

    71% Important

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

  4. 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.

  5. Relationships

    62% Important

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

  6. Support

    52% 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.

Interests

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

  1. Enterprising

    90% Important

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

  2. Analytical

    76% Important

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

  3. Administrative

    62% Important

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

  4. Creative

    38% Important

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

  5. Helping

    29% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Practical

    19% Important

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

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, 11-9121.01 - Clinical Research Coordinators.

All Nurse Educators and Researchers

  • $2,192 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth

Nurse Researchers

  • 1,100 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 51% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 42 hours Average full-time
  • 47 years Average age
  • 94% female Gender Share

Nurse Researchers design, conduct and evaluate nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and promote the implementation of research findings into clinical nursing practice.

You usually need a bachelor degree in nursing and extensive nursing experience to work as a Nurse Researcher. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

Tasks
  • Undertakes and promotes nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminates research information.
  • Promotes utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management.
  • Promotes the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management.
  • Provides support and education for other nurses undertaking research.

You usually need a bachelor degree in nursing and extensive nursing experience to work as a Nurse Researcher. It is also common to complete postgraduate studies.

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.

Employers look for Nurse Educators and Researchers who are caring, compassionate, empathetic and work well in a team.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. English language

    63% Skill level

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

  2. Administration and management

    60% Skill level

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

  3. Medicine and dentistry

    55% Skill level

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

  4. Clerical

    53% Skill level

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

  5. Mathematics

    50% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  6. Biology

    47% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    47% Skill level

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

  8. Customer and personal service

    47% Skill level

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

  9. Education and training

    44% Skill level

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

  10. Law and government

    43% Skill level

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

  11. Personnel and human resources

    42% Skill level

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

  12. Psychology

    40% Skill level

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

  13. Therapy and counselling

    34% Skill level

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

  14. Public safety and security

    28% Skill level

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

  15. Chemistry

    28% Skill level

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

  16. Communications and media

    25% Skill level

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

  17. Economics and accounting

    24% Skill level

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

  18. Foreign language

    22% Skill level

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

  19. Production and processing

    16% Skill level

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

  20. Telecommunications

    15% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Reading comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  2. Coordination with others

    61% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  3. Active listening

    59% Skill level

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

  4. Writing

    59% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  5. Active learning

    59% Skill level

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

  6. Critical thinking

    57% Skill level

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

  7. Speaking

    55% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  8. Monitoring

    55% Skill level

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

  9. Social perceptiveness

    55% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  10. Complex problem solving

    54% Skill level

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

  11. Management of personnel resources

    54% Skill level

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

  12. Time management

    54% Skill level

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

  13. Judgment and decision making

    50% Skill level

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

  14. Negotiation

    50% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  15. Serving others

    50% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  16. Learning strategies

    50% Skill level

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

  17. Systems evaluation

    50% Skill level

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

  18. Instructing

    48% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  19. Persuasion

    48% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  20. Management of material resources

    41% Skill level

    Providing the right equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do work.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Written comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  3. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  4. Problem spotting

    59% Skill level

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

  5. Written expression

    59% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  6. Deductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Inductive reasoning

    55% Skill level

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

  8. Speech clarity

    54% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  9. Speech recognition

    54% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  10. Sorting or ordering

    54% Skill level

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

  11. Near vision

    52% Skill level

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

  12. Categorising

    52% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  13. Originality

    48% Skill level

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

  14. Selective attention

    46% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Brainstorming

    45% Skill level

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

  16. Mathematics

    45% Skill level

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

  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. Flexibility of closure

    41% Skill level

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

  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. Planning and prioritising work

    90% Skill level

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

  2. Collecting and organising information

    83% Skill level

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

  3. Making decisions and solving problems

    82% Skill level

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

  4. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    81% Skill level

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

  5. Scheduling work and activities

    81% Skill level

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

  6. Building good relationships

    80% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  7. Coordinating the work of a team

    78% Skill level

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

  8. Looking for changes over time

    77% Skill level

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

  9. Communicating within a team

    74% Skill level

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

  10. Researching and investigating

    71% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  11. Monitoring people, processes and things

    70% Skill level

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

  12. Managing payments and orders

    69% Skill level

    Monitoring and controlling resources and the spending of money.

  13. Training and teaching others

    68% Skill level

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

  14. Communicating with the public

    68% Skill level

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

  15. Guiding and directing staff

    67% Skill level

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

  16. Leading and encouraging a team

    67% Skill level

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

  17. Documenting or recording information

    66% Skill level

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

  18. Checking compliance with standards

    65% Skill level

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

  19. Explaining things to people

    62% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Working with computers

    53% 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, 11-9121.01 - Clinical Research Coordinators.

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

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  2. Electronic mail

    98% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  3. Contact with people

    95% Important

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

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    94% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Teamwork

    93% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  6. Being exact or accurate

    87% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    87% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Indoors, heat controlled

    87% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  9. Unstructured work

    85% Important

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

  10. Spend time sitting

    82% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  11. Lead or coordinate a team

    81% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  12. Time pressure

    78% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  13. Frequent decision making

    76% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Letters and memos

    75% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  15. Impact of decisions

    71% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Competition

    69% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  17. Contact with the public

    67% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  18. Responsible for outcomes

    63% Important

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

  19. Conflict situations

    57% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  20. Physically close to people

    56% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

Values

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

  1. Independence

    76% Important

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

  2. Achievement

    71% Important

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

  3. Working conditions

    71% Important

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

  4. 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.

  5. Relationships

    62% Important

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

  6. Support

    52% 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.

Interests

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

  1. Enterprising

    90% Important

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

  2. Analytical

    76% Important

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

  3. Administrative

    62% Important

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

  4. Creative

    38% Important

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

  5. Helping

    29% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Practical

    19% Important

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

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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, 11-9121.01 - Clinical Research Coordinators.
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