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Other Private Tutors and Teachers

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Overview

All Private Tutors and Teachers

  • $1,122 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Other Private Tutors and Teachers

  • 11,400 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 19% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 35 years Average age
  • 67% female Gender Share

Other Private Tutors and Teachers includes jobs like Dressmaking Teacher (Private Tuition), Handicrafts Teacher (Private Tuition), Language Tutor (Private Tuition), and Maths Tutor (Private Tuition).

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Plans programmes of study for students and groups.
  • Prepares and presents material on the theory of the subject area.
  • Instructs and demonstrates practical aspects of the subject area.
  • Assigns problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents.
  • Assesses students and offers advice, criticism and encouragement.
  • Revises curricula, course content, materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepares students for examinations, performances and assessments.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the subject area by attending conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues.
  • May arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances.
  • May organise exhibitions or performances of students' work.

Prospects

Pathways

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

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

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

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Private Tutors and Teachers who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. English language

    78% Skill level

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

  2. Mathematics

    69% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  3. Education and training

    65% Skill level

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

  4. Customer and personal service

    57% Skill level

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

  5. Clerical

    51% Skill level

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

  6. Psychology

    49% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    48% Skill level

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

  8. Sociology and anthropology

    42% Skill level

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

  9. Personnel and human resources

    38% Skill level

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

  10. Administration and management

    37% Skill level

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

  11. Biology

    37% Skill level

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

  12. Philosophy and theology

    37% Skill level

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

  13. Chemistry

    35% Skill level

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

  14. Geography

    34% 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.

  15. History and archeology

    33% Skill level

    Events of the past, their causes, how we learn about them, and how they influence the way we live today.

  16. Communications and media

    32% Skill level

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

  17. Physics

    30% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  18. Law and government

    27% Skill level

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

  19. Sales and marketing

    27% Skill level

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

  20. Therapy and counselling

    27% Skill level

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

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. Learning strategies

    55% Skill level

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

  3. Instructing

    54% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  4. Reading comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  5. Speaking

    52% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Critical thinking

    52% Skill level

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

  7. Monitoring

    52% Skill level

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

  8. Writing

    52% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  9. Active learning

    50% Skill level

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

  10. Time management

    50% Skill level

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

  11. Judgment and decision making

    48% Skill level

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

  12. Serving others

    48% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  13. Social perceptiveness

    48% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  14. Complex problem solving

    46% Skill level

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

  15. Coordination with others

    46% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  16. Persuasion

    46% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  17. Negotiation

    41% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  18. Systems analysis

    39% 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

    36% Skill level

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

  20. Mathematics

    34% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    59% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  4. Written expression

    57% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  6. Speech clarity

    54% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  7. Problem spotting

    52% Skill level

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

  8. Originality

    48% Skill level

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

  9. Brainstorming

    46% Skill level

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

  10. Deductive reasoning

    46% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    46% Skill level

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

  12. Sorting or ordering

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Near vision

    45% Skill level

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

  14. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Categorising

    41% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  16. Mathematics

    41% Skill level

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

  17. Memorization

    39% Skill level

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

  18. Flexibility of closure

    37% Skill level

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

  19. Multitasking

    37% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  20. Working with numbers

    34% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

Activities

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

  1. Building good relationships

    70% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Training and teaching others

    68% Skill level

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

  3. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    68% Skill level

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

  4. Coaching and developing others

    67% Skill level

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

  5. Explaining things to people

    63% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  6. Communicating within a team

    62% Skill level

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

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    60% Skill level

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

  8. Thinking creatively

    55% Skill level

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

  9. Researching and investigating

    53% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    53% Skill level

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

  11. Documenting or recording information

    51% Skill level

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

  12. Giving expert advice

    49% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  13. Guiding and directing staff

    48% Skill level

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

  14. Collecting and organising information

    47% Skill level

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

  15. Coming up with systems and processes

    46% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  16. Working with the public

    46% Skill level

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

  17. Helping and caring for others

    45% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  18. Monitoring people, processes and things

    43% Skill level

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

  19. Providing office support

    42% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    38% 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, 25-3099.02 - Tutors.

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

    94% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Indoors, heat controlled

    93% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  3. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  4. Contact with people

    91% Important

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

  5. Spend time sitting

    89% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  6. Physically close to people

    85% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  7. Unstructured work

    82% Important

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

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    78% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Teamwork

    76% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  10. Telephone

    75% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  11. Time pressure

    75% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  12. Being exact or accurate

    68% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  13. Frequent decision making

    66% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Lead or coordinate a team

    63% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  15. Contact with the public

    62% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  16. Letters and memos

    62% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  17. Impact of decisions

    59% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  18. Angry or unpleasant people

    52% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  19. Public speaking

    52% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

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

    52% Important

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

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    86% 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. 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.

  3. Achievement

    76% Important

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

  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. 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.

  6. Support

    33% 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. Helping

    95% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Analytical

    71% Important

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

  3. Administrative

    43% Important

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

  4. Creative

    43% Important

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

  5. Enterprising

    24% Important

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

  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, 25-3099.02 - Tutors.

All Private Tutors and Teachers

  • $1,122 Weekly Pay
  • Strong Future Growth

Other Private Tutors and Teachers

  • 11,400 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 19% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 35 years Average age
  • 67% female Gender Share

Other Private Tutors and Teachers includes jobs like Dressmaking Teacher (Private Tuition), Handicrafts Teacher (Private Tuition), Language Tutor (Private Tuition), and Maths Tutor (Private Tuition).

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

Tasks
  • Plans programmes of study for students and groups.
  • Prepares and presents material on the theory of the subject area.
  • Instructs and demonstrates practical aspects of the subject area.
  • Assigns problems and exercises relative to students' training needs and talents.
  • Assesses students and offers advice, criticism and encouragement.
  • Revises curricula, course content, materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepares students for examinations, performances and assessments.
  • Keeps abreast of developments in the subject area by attending conferences, seminars and courses, reading current literature, and talking with colleagues.
  • May arrange visits and tours to professional exhibitions and performances.
  • May organise exhibitions or performances of students' work.

This group includes jobs that might have different study pathways.

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

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

Employers look for Private Tutors and Teachers who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. English language

    78% Skill level

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

  2. Mathematics

    69% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  3. Education and training

    65% Skill level

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

  4. Customer and personal service

    57% Skill level

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

  5. Clerical

    51% Skill level

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

  6. Psychology

    49% Skill level

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

  7. Computers and electronics

    48% Skill level

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

  8. Sociology and anthropology

    42% Skill level

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

  9. Personnel and human resources

    38% Skill level

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

  10. Administration and management

    37% Skill level

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

  11. Biology

    37% Skill level

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

  12. Philosophy and theology

    37% Skill level

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

  13. Chemistry

    35% Skill level

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

  14. Geography

    34% 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.

  15. History and archeology

    33% Skill level

    Events of the past, their causes, how we learn about them, and how they influence the way we live today.

  16. Communications and media

    32% Skill level

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

  17. Physics

    30% Skill level

    The physical laws of matter, motion and energy, and how they interact through space and time.

  18. Law and government

    27% Skill level

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

  19. Sales and marketing

    27% Skill level

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

  20. Therapy and counselling

    27% Skill level

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

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. Learning strategies

    55% Skill level

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

  3. Instructing

    54% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  4. Reading comprehension

    52% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  5. Speaking

    52% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Critical thinking

    52% Skill level

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

  7. Monitoring

    52% Skill level

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

  8. Writing

    52% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  9. Active learning

    50% Skill level

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

  10. Time management

    50% Skill level

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

  11. Judgment and decision making

    48% Skill level

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

  12. Serving others

    48% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  13. Social perceptiveness

    48% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  14. Complex problem solving

    46% Skill level

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

  15. Coordination with others

    46% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  16. Persuasion

    46% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  17. Negotiation

    41% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  18. Systems analysis

    39% 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

    36% Skill level

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

  20. Mathematics

    34% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    61% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Oral comprehension

    59% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  3. Written comprehension

    57% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  4. Written expression

    57% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  6. Speech clarity

    54% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  7. Problem spotting

    52% Skill level

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

  8. Originality

    48% Skill level

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

  9. Brainstorming

    46% Skill level

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

  10. Deductive reasoning

    46% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    46% Skill level

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

  12. Sorting or ordering

    46% Skill level

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

  13. Near vision

    45% Skill level

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

  14. Selective attention

    43% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  15. Categorising

    41% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  16. Mathematics

    41% Skill level

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

  17. Memorization

    39% Skill level

    Remember things like words, numbers, pictures, and procedures.

  18. Flexibility of closure

    37% Skill level

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

  19. Multitasking

    37% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  20. Working with numbers

    34% Skill level

    Add, subtract, multiply, or divide.

Activities

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

  1. Building good relationships

    70% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  2. Training and teaching others

    68% Skill level

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

  3. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    68% Skill level

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

  4. Coaching and developing others

    67% Skill level

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

  5. Explaining things to people

    63% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  6. Communicating within a team

    62% Skill level

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

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    60% Skill level

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

  8. Thinking creatively

    55% Skill level

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

  9. Researching and investigating

    53% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  10. Making decisions and solving problems

    53% Skill level

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

  11. Documenting or recording information

    51% Skill level

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

  12. Giving expert advice

    49% Skill level

    Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups.

  13. Guiding and directing staff

    48% Skill level

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

  14. Collecting and organising information

    47% Skill level

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

  15. Coming up with systems and processes

    46% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and figuring out what you need to do to achieve them.

  16. Working with the public

    46% Skill level

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

  17. Helping and caring for others

    45% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  18. Monitoring people, processes and things

    43% Skill level

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

  19. Providing office support

    42% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    38% 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, 25-3099.02 - Tutors.

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

    94% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  2. Indoors, heat controlled

    93% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  3. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  4. Contact with people

    91% Important

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

  5. Spend time sitting

    89% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  6. Physically close to people

    85% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  7. Unstructured work

    82% Important

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

  8. Freedom to make decisions

    78% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  9. Teamwork

    76% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  10. Telephone

    75% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  11. Time pressure

    75% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  12. Being exact or accurate

    68% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  13. Frequent decision making

    66% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Lead or coordinate a team

    63% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  15. Contact with the public

    62% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  16. Letters and memos

    62% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  17. Impact of decisions

    59% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  18. Angry or unpleasant people

    52% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  19. Public speaking

    52% Important

    Talk to a group of people.

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

    52% Important

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

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    86% 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. 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.

  3. Achievement

    76% Important

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

  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. 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.

  6. Support

    33% 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. Helping

    95% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  2. Analytical

    71% Important

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

  3. Administrative

    43% Important

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

  4. Creative

    43% Important

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

  5. Enterprising

    24% Important

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

  6. Practical

    19% Important

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

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