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Models and Sales Demonstrators

ANZSCO ID 6391

Overview

All Models and Sales Demonstrators

  • $958 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • 11,200 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 20% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 41 hours Average full-time
  • 45 years Average age
  • 81% female Gender Share

Models and Sales Demonstrators wear and display clothing and accessories and pose for art and photography, and demonstrate goods at commercial premises, exhibitions and private homes.

You can work as a Model or Sales Demonstrator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Putting together a portfolio might help you showcase your skills.

Tasks
  • modelling garments, footwear and fashion accessories for customers, sales personnel and fashion designers
  • posing for television, video and cinema commercials and for still photographs which appear in magazines, newspapers, catalogues and on billboards
  • posing as subjects for paintings, sculptures and other types of art
  • setting up displays and demonstrating goods to commercial customers and guests in private homes
  • answering questions and offering advice on the use of goods
  • selling goods or directing purchasers to sales counters
  • undertaking merchandising of goods in retail outlets and ensuring there is adequate stock attractively presented for sale
  • taking orders and making arrangements for payment, delivery and collection
  • offering sample goods and distributing catalogues and other literature advertising goods for sale

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Model or Sales Demonstrator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Putting together a portfolio might help you showcase your skills.

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

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

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Models and Sales Demonstrators who interact well with others, provide good customer service and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    58% Skill level

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

  2. English language

    53% Skill level

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

  3. Sales and marketing

    52% Skill level

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

  4. Food production

    47% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

  5. Public safety and security

    40% Skill level

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

  6. Computers and electronics

    40% Skill level

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

  7. Communications and media

    39% Skill level

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

  8. Clerical

    37% Skill level

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

  9. Psychology

    37% Skill level

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

  10. Education and training

    36% Skill level

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

  11. Administration and management

    35% Skill level

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

  12. Mathematics

    35% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  13. Sociology and anthropology

    28% Skill level

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

  14. Transportation

    27% Skill level

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

  15. Production and processing

    25% Skill level

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

  16. Personnel and human resources

    25% Skill level

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

  17. Technical design

    18% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  18. Telecommunications

    14% Skill level

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

  19. Economics and accounting

    12% Skill level

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

  20. Law and government

    11% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Speaking

    55% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  2. Persuasion

    55% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  3. Active listening

    52% Skill level

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

  4. Reading comprehension

    46% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  5. Coordination with others

    46% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  6. Social perceptiveness

    46% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  7. Serving others

    45% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  8. Monitoring

    45% Skill level

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

  9. Active learning

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Critical thinking

    43% Skill level

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

  11. Writing

    43% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  12. Instructing

    43% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  13. Time management

    41% Skill level

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

  14. Negotiation

    41% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  15. Learning strategies

    39% Skill level

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

  16. Judgment and decision making

    37% Skill level

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

  17. Complex problem solving

    34% Skill level

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

  18. Management of personnel resources

    34% Skill level

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

  19. Systems evaluation

    30% Skill level

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

  20. Mathematics

    27% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Speech clarity

    57% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  2. Oral expression

    55% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  3. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  4. Oral comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  5. Near vision

    48% Skill level

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

  6. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  7. Visualization

    45% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  8. Brainstorming

    43% Skill level

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

  9. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  10. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

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

  12. Multitasking

    43% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  13. Originality

    43% Skill level

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

  14. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

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

  15. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  16. Written comprehension

    43% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  17. Written expression

    43% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  18. Selective attention

    41% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  19. Auditory attention

    37% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  20. Colour discrimination

    32% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

Activities

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

  1. Working with the public

    70% Skill level

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

  2. Influencing people

    70% Skill level

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

  3. Building good relationships

    67% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Communicating with the public

    56% Skill level

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

  5. Making decisions and solving problems

    53% Skill level

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

  6. Handling and moving objects

    50% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    48% Skill level

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

  8. Looking for changes over time

    46% Skill level

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

  9. Communicating within a team

    45% Skill level

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

  10. Researching and investigating

    44% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  11. Assessing and evaluating things

    43% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  12. Thinking creatively

    43% Skill level

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

  13. Training and teaching others

    41% Skill level

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

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    38% Skill level

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

  15. Doing physically active work

    36% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  16. Checking for errors or defects

    35% Skill level

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

  17. Leading and encouraging a team

    33% Skill level

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

  18. Making sense of information and ideas

    31% Skill level

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

  19. Explaining things to people

    27% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Documenting or recording information

    24% Skill level

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

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, 41-9011.00 - Demonstrators and Product Promoters.

Work Environment

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

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Contact with people

    96% Important

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

  2. Spend time standing

    90% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  3. Contact with the public

    89% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    85% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    82% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

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

    81% Important

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

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    81% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Teamwork

    77% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  9. Time pressure

    76% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  10. Frequent decision making

    75% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  11. Impact of decisions

    74% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  12. Physically close to people

    74% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  13. Making repetitive motions

    74% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  14. Electronic mail

    73% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  15. Unstructured work

    72% Important

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

  16. Angry or unpleasant people

    69% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  17. Being exact or accurate

    67% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  18. Telephone

    67% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    64% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Letters and memos

    63% Important

    Write letters and memos.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    81% 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

    48% 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. Recognition

    43% 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.

  4. Working conditions

    40% 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

    38% Important

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

  6. Support

    38% 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

    100% Important

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

  2. Administrative

    71% Important

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

  3. Practical

    52% Important

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

  4. Helping

    38% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  5. Creative

    29% Important

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

  6. Analytical

    14% Important

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

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-9011.00 - Demonstrators and Product Promoters.

All Models and Sales Demonstrators

  • $958 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth
  • 11,200 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 20% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 41 hours Average full-time
  • 45 years Average age
  • 81% female Gender Share

Models and Sales Demonstrators wear and display clothing and accessories and pose for art and photography, and demonstrate goods at commercial premises, exhibitions and private homes.

You can work as a Model or Sales Demonstrator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Putting together a portfolio might help you showcase your skills.

Tasks
  • modelling garments, footwear and fashion accessories for customers, sales personnel and fashion designers
  • posing for television, video and cinema commercials and for still photographs which appear in magazines, newspapers, catalogues and on billboards
  • posing as subjects for paintings, sculptures and other types of art
  • setting up displays and demonstrating goods to commercial customers and guests in private homes
  • answering questions and offering advice on the use of goods
  • selling goods or directing purchasers to sales counters
  • undertaking merchandising of goods in retail outlets and ensuring there is adequate stock attractively presented for sale
  • taking orders and making arrangements for payment, delivery and collection
  • offering sample goods and distributing catalogues and other literature advertising goods for sale

You can work as a Model or Sales Demonstrator without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Putting together a portfolio might help you showcase your skills.

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

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

Employers look for Models and Sales Demonstrators who interact well with others, provide good customer service and are reliable.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    58% Skill level

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

  2. English language

    53% Skill level

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

  3. Sales and marketing

    52% Skill level

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

  4. Food production

    47% Skill level

    Planting, growing, and harvesting food (both plant and animal), including storage and handling.

  5. Public safety and security

    40% Skill level

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

  6. Computers and electronics

    40% Skill level

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

  7. Communications and media

    39% Skill level

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

  8. Clerical

    37% Skill level

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

  9. Psychology

    37% Skill level

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

  10. Education and training

    36% Skill level

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

  11. Administration and management

    35% Skill level

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

  12. Mathematics

    35% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  13. Sociology and anthropology

    28% Skill level

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

  14. Transportation

    27% Skill level

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

  15. Production and processing

    25% Skill level

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

  16. Personnel and human resources

    25% Skill level

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

  17. Technical design

    18% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  18. Telecommunications

    14% Skill level

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

  19. Economics and accounting

    12% Skill level

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

  20. Law and government

    11% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Speaking

    55% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  2. Persuasion

    55% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  3. Active listening

    52% Skill level

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

  4. Reading comprehension

    46% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  5. Coordination with others

    46% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  6. Social perceptiveness

    46% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  7. Serving others

    45% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  8. Monitoring

    45% Skill level

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

  9. Active learning

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Critical thinking

    43% Skill level

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

  11. Writing

    43% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  12. Instructing

    43% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  13. Time management

    41% Skill level

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

  14. Negotiation

    41% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  15. Learning strategies

    39% Skill level

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

  16. Judgment and decision making

    37% Skill level

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

  17. Complex problem solving

    34% Skill level

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

  18. Management of personnel resources

    34% Skill level

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

  19. Systems evaluation

    30% Skill level

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

  20. Mathematics

    27% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Speech clarity

    57% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  2. Oral expression

    55% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  3. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  4. Oral comprehension

    54% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  5. Near vision

    48% Skill level

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

  6. Far vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  7. Visualization

    45% Skill level

    Imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed.

  8. Brainstorming

    43% Skill level

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

  9. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  10. Deductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  11. Inductive reasoning

    43% Skill level

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

  12. Multitasking

    43% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  13. Originality

    43% Skill level

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

  14. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

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

  15. Sorting or ordering

    43% Skill level

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

  16. Written comprehension

    43% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  17. Written expression

    43% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  18. Selective attention

    41% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  19. Auditory attention

    37% Skill level

    Pay attention to a certain sound when there are other distracting sounds.

  20. Colour discrimination

    32% Skill level

    Notice differences between colours, including shades of colour and brightness.

Activities

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

  1. Working with the public

    70% Skill level

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

  2. Influencing people

    70% Skill level

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

  3. Building good relationships

    67% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Communicating with the public

    56% Skill level

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

  5. Making decisions and solving problems

    53% Skill level

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

  6. Handling and moving objects

    50% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  7. Planning and prioritising work

    48% Skill level

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

  8. Looking for changes over time

    46% Skill level

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

  9. Communicating within a team

    45% Skill level

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

  10. Researching and investigating

    44% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  11. Assessing and evaluating things

    43% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  12. Thinking creatively

    43% Skill level

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

  13. Training and teaching others

    41% Skill level

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

  14. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    38% Skill level

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

  15. Doing physically active work

    36% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  16. Checking for errors or defects

    35% Skill level

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

  17. Leading and encouraging a team

    33% Skill level

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

  18. Making sense of information and ideas

    31% Skill level

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

  19. Explaining things to people

    27% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  20. Documenting or recording information

    24% Skill level

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

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, 41-9011.00 - Demonstrators and Product Promoters.

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

Filter Work Environment

Demands

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

  1. Contact with people

    96% Important

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

  2. Spend time standing

    90% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  3. Contact with the public

    89% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    85% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Indoors, heat controlled

    82% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

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

    81% Important

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

  7. Freedom to make decisions

    81% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  8. Teamwork

    77% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  9. Time pressure

    76% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  10. Frequent decision making

    75% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  11. Impact of decisions

    74% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  12. Physically close to people

    74% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  13. Making repetitive motions

    74% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  14. Electronic mail

    73% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  15. Unstructured work

    72% Important

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

  16. Angry or unpleasant people

    69% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  17. Being exact or accurate

    67% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  18. Telephone

    67% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    64% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Letters and memos

    63% Important

    Write letters and memos.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    81% 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

    48% 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. Recognition

    43% 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.

  4. Working conditions

    40% 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

    38% Important

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

  6. Support

    38% 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

    100% Important

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

  2. Administrative

    71% Important

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

  3. Practical

    52% Important

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

  4. Helping

    38% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  5. Creative

    29% Important

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

  6. Analytical

    14% Important

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

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 41-9011.00 - Demonstrators and Product Promoters.
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