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Shelf Fillers

ANZSCO ID 8912

Overview

All Shelf Fillers

  • $1,025 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • 62,200 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 20% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 40 hours Average full-time
  • 25 years Average age
  • 39% female Gender Share

Shelf Fillers fill up shelves and display areas in stores and supermarkets.

Also known as: Night Filler.

You can work as a Shelf Filler without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

Tasks
  • placing goods neatly in bins and on racks, and stacking bulky goods on floors
  • filling shelves with goods ensuring goods with the earliest use-by dates are at the front of shelves
  • noting what has been sold and collecting goods needed from the stockroom using a trolley
  • maintaining shelf order by removing stock belonging to a different location
  • may help customers find goods they need
  • may price goods

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Shelf Filler without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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 Transport and Logistics Training Package VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Shelf Fillers who are reliable, hardworking and motivated.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    39% Skill level

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

  2. Sales and marketing

    31% Skill level

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

  3. English language

    26% Skill level

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

  4. Mathematics

    24% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Administration and management

    23% Skill level

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

  6. Public safety and security

    23% Skill level

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

  7. Education and training

    19% Skill level

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

  8. Clerical

    18% Skill level

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

  9. Computers and electronics

    15% Skill level

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

  10. Mechanical

    14% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  11. Economics and accounting

    13% Skill level

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

  12. Transportation

    12% Skill level

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

  13. Chemistry

    12% Skill level

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

  14. Production and processing

    11% Skill level

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

  15. Food production

    9% Skill level

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

  16. Personnel and human resources

    9% Skill level

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

  17. Law and government

    8% Skill level

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

  18. Communications and media

    7% Skill level

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

  19. Medicine and dentistry

    6% Skill level

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

  20. Telecommunications

    5% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    43% Skill level

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

  2. Speaking

    43% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  3. Critical thinking

    43% Skill level

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

  4. Coordination with others

    37% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Active learning

    36% Skill level

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

  6. Serving others

    36% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  7. Reading comprehension

    36% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  8. Social perceptiveness

    34% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  9. Judgment and decision making

    32% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    32% Skill level

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

  11. Time management

    32% Skill level

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

  12. Persuasion

    32% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  13. Complex problem solving

    30% Skill level

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

  14. Writing

    30% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  15. Instructing

    30% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Mathematics

    29% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  17. Negotiation

    27% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  18. Learning strategies

    23% Skill level

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

  19. Management of personnel resources

    23% Skill level

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

  20. Quality control analysis

    16% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    50% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Extent flexibility

    46% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  3. Near vision

    45% Skill level

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

  4. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  5. Oral comprehension

    43% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  6. Trunk strength

    43% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  7. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

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

  8. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    41% Skill level

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

  10. Speech clarity

    41% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  11. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  12. Written comprehension

    39% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  13. Inductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

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

  14. Far vision

    37% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  15. Static strength

    36% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  16. Visualization

    36% Skill level

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

  17. Manual dexterity

    34% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  18. Multitasking

    30% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  19. Stamina

    30% Skill level

    Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.

  20. Multilimb coordination

    29% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

Activities

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

  1. Handling and moving objects

    71% Skill level

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

  2. Working with the public

    67% Skill level

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

  3. Building good relationships

    62% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Doing physically active work

    53% Skill level

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

  5. Looking for changes over time

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Planning and prioritising work

    52% Skill level

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

  7. Researching and investigating

    45% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  8. Influencing people

    44% Skill level

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

  9. Communicating within a team

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    43% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  11. Controlling equipment or machines

    40% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  12. Collecting and organising information

    40% Skill level

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

  13. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    40% Skill level

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

  14. Making decisions and solving problems

    39% Skill level

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

  15. Helping and caring for others

    37% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  16. Assessing and evaluating things

    36% Skill level

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

  17. Leading and encouraging a team

    36% Skill level

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

  18. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    35% Skill level

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

  19. Checking for errors or defects

    32% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    30% 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, 43-5081.01 - Stock Clerks, Sales Floor.

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

    97% Important

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

  2. Face-to-face discussions

    96% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  3. Indoors, heat controlled

    93% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  4. Spend time standing

    92% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  5. Telephone

    92% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  6. Frequent decision making

    92% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  7. Teamwork

    91% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Contact with the public

    90% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  9. Physically close to people

    87% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  10. Repeating same tasks

    82% Important

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

  11. Freedom to make decisions

    80% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

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

    79% Important

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

  13. Being exact or accurate

    78% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  14. Impact of decisions

    77% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  15. Walking and running

    77% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  16. Making repetitive motions

    76% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  17. Unstructured work

    74% Important

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

  18. Angry or unpleasant people

    74% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  19. Time pressure

    66% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  20. Letters and memos

    65% 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

    76% Important

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

  2. Support

    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.

  3. Independence

    33% Important

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

  4. Working conditions

    31% 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

    24% Important

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

  6. Recognition

    24% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

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

  1. Administrative

    86% Important

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

  2. Practical

    76% Important

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

  3. Enterprising

    67% Important

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

  4. Helping

    38% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  5. Analytical

    19% Important

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

  6. Creative

    19% Important

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

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-5081.01 - Stock Clerks, Sales Floor.

All Shelf Fillers

  • $1,025 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth
  • 62,200 workers Employment Size
  • Entry level Skill level rating
  • 20% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 40 hours Average full-time
  • 25 years Average age
  • 39% female Gender Share

Shelf Fillers fill up shelves and display areas in stores and supermarkets.

Also known as: Night Filler.

You can work as a Shelf Filler without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

Tasks
  • placing goods neatly in bins and on racks, and stacking bulky goods on floors
  • filling shelves with goods ensuring goods with the earliest use-by dates are at the front of shelves
  • noting what has been sold and collecting goods needed from the stockroom using a trolley
  • maintaining shelf order by removing stock belonging to a different location
  • may help customers find goods they need
  • may price goods

You can work as a Shelf Filler without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided.

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 Transport and Logistics Training Package VET training pathways.

Employers look for Shelf Fillers who are reliable, hardworking and motivated.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Customer and personal service

    39% Skill level

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

  2. Sales and marketing

    31% Skill level

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

  3. English language

    26% Skill level

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

  4. Mathematics

    24% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  5. Administration and management

    23% Skill level

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

  6. Public safety and security

    23% Skill level

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

  7. Education and training

    19% Skill level

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

  8. Clerical

    18% Skill level

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

  9. Computers and electronics

    15% Skill level

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

  10. Mechanical

    14% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  11. Economics and accounting

    13% Skill level

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

  12. Transportation

    12% Skill level

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

  13. Chemistry

    12% Skill level

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

  14. Production and processing

    11% Skill level

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

  15. Food production

    9% Skill level

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

  16. Personnel and human resources

    9% Skill level

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

  17. Law and government

    8% Skill level

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

  18. Communications and media

    7% Skill level

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

  19. Medicine and dentistry

    6% Skill level

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

  20. Telecommunications

    5% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Active listening

    43% Skill level

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

  2. Speaking

    43% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  3. Critical thinking

    43% Skill level

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

  4. Coordination with others

    37% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  5. Active learning

    36% Skill level

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

  6. Serving others

    36% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  7. Reading comprehension

    36% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  8. Social perceptiveness

    34% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  9. Judgment and decision making

    32% Skill level

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

  10. Monitoring

    32% Skill level

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

  11. Time management

    32% Skill level

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

  12. Persuasion

    32% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  13. Complex problem solving

    30% Skill level

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

  14. Writing

    30% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  15. Instructing

    30% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Mathematics

    29% Skill level

    Using maths to solve problems.

  17. Negotiation

    27% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  18. Learning strategies

    23% Skill level

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

  19. Management of personnel resources

    23% Skill level

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

  20. Quality control analysis

    16% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral expression

    50% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  2. Extent flexibility

    46% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  3. Near vision

    45% Skill level

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

  4. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  5. Oral comprehension

    43% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  6. Trunk strength

    43% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  7. Problem spotting

    43% Skill level

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

  8. Speech recognition

    43% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  9. Sorting or ordering

    41% Skill level

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

  10. Speech clarity

    41% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  11. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  12. Written comprehension

    39% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  13. Inductive reasoning

    37% Skill level

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

  14. Far vision

    37% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  15. Static strength

    36% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  16. Visualization

    36% Skill level

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

  17. Manual dexterity

    34% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  18. Multitasking

    30% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

  19. Stamina

    30% Skill level

    Exercise for a long time without getting winded or out of breath.

  20. Multilimb coordination

    29% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

Activities

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

  1. Handling and moving objects

    71% Skill level

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

  2. Working with the public

    67% Skill level

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

  3. Building good relationships

    62% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Doing physically active work

    53% Skill level

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

  5. Looking for changes over time

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Planning and prioritising work

    52% Skill level

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

  7. Researching and investigating

    45% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  8. Influencing people

    44% Skill level

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

  9. Communicating within a team

    43% Skill level

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

  10. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    43% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  11. Controlling equipment or machines

    40% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  12. Collecting and organising information

    40% Skill level

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

  13. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    40% Skill level

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

  14. Making decisions and solving problems

    39% Skill level

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

  15. Helping and caring for others

    37% Skill level

    Providing personal assistance, medical attention, or emotional support.

  16. Assessing and evaluating things

    36% Skill level

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

  17. Leading and encouraging a team

    36% Skill level

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

  18. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    35% Skill level

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

  19. Checking for errors or defects

    32% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    30% 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, 43-5081.01 - Stock Clerks, Sales Floor.

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

    97% Important

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

  2. Face-to-face discussions

    96% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  3. Indoors, heat controlled

    93% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  4. Spend time standing

    92% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  5. Telephone

    92% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  6. Frequent decision making

    92% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  7. Teamwork

    91% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Contact with the public

    90% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  9. Physically close to people

    87% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  10. Repeating same tasks

    82% Important

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

  11. Freedom to make decisions

    80% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

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

    79% Important

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

  13. Being exact or accurate

    78% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  14. Impact of decisions

    77% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  15. Walking and running

    77% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  16. Making repetitive motions

    76% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  17. Unstructured work

    74% Important

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

  18. Angry or unpleasant people

    74% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  19. Time pressure

    66% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  20. Letters and memos

    65% 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

    76% Important

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

  2. Support

    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.

  3. Independence

    33% Important

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

  4. Working conditions

    31% 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

    24% Important

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

  6. Recognition

    24% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

Interests

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

  1. Administrative

    86% Important

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

  2. Practical

    76% Important

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

  3. Enterprising

    67% Important

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

  4. Helping

    38% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  5. Analytical

    19% Important

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

  6. Creative

    19% Important

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

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 43-5081.01 - Stock Clerks, Sales Floor.
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