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Tribunal Members

ANZSCO ID 271213

Overview

All Judicial and Other Legal Professionals

  • $1,978 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth

Tribunal Members

  • 670 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 51% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 47 hours Average full-time
  • 59 years Average age
  • 53% female Gender Share

Tribunal Members hear industrial, administrative or other disputes to assist in resolving differences and to arbitrate on issues.

Specialisations: Administrative Appeals Tribunal Member, Industrial Relations Commissioner.

Tribunal Members are usually appointed by a State or Federal Governor or Attorney-General. To be eligible, you need to have completed a law degree and have been licensed to practise law for a minimum of eight years.

Tasks
  • Exercises arbitral powers if resolution is not achieved or seems improbable through conciliation.
  • Prepares settlement memoranda and obtains signatures of parties.
  • Advises government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafts bills and attends committee meetings during consideration of bills.

Prospects

Pathways

Tribunal Members are usually appointed by a State or Federal Governor or Attorney-General. To be eligible, you need to have completed a law degree and have been licensed to practise law for a minimum of eight years.

Registration or licencing may be required.

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Skills & Knowledge

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Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. English language

    67% Skill level

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

  2. Psychology

    64% Skill level

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

  3. Law and government

    63% Skill level

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

  4. Customer and personal service

    54% Skill level

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

  5. Sociology and anthropology

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Clerical

    50% Skill level

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

  7. Personnel and human resources

    47% Skill level

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

  8. Education and training

    46% Skill level

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

  9. Therapy and counselling

    42% Skill level

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

  10. Administration and management

    42% Skill level

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

  11. Philosophy and theology

    39% Skill level

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

  12. Mathematics

    38% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  13. Sales and marketing

    36% Skill level

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

  14. Computers and electronics

    34% Skill level

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

  15. Economics and accounting

    32% Skill level

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

  16. Communications and media

    24% Skill level

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

  17. Public safety and security

    19% Skill level

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

  18. Geography

    19% 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.

  19. Production and processing

    17% Skill level

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

  20. Telecommunications

    7% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Negotiation

    71% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  2. Active listening

    70% Skill level

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

  3. Critical thinking

    66% Skill level

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

  4. Persuasion

    66% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  5. Speaking

    64% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Reading comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  7. Writing

    59% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  8. Judgment and decision making

    57% Skill level

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

  9. Active learning

    54% Skill level

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

  10. Social perceptiveness

    54% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  11. Monitoring

    54% Skill level

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

  12. Complex problem solving

    50% Skill level

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

  13. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  14. Serving others

    46% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  15. Instructing

    41% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Systems evaluation

    41% Skill level

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

  17. Time management

    41% Skill level

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

  18. Systems analysis

    41% Skill level

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

  19. Learning strategies

    39% Skill level

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

  20. Management of personnel resources

    27% Skill level

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

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    71% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Oral expression

    71% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  3. Written comprehension

    64% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  4. Written expression

    64% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Near vision

    64% Skill level

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

  6. Deductive reasoning

    61% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Inductive reasoning

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Problem spotting

    57% Skill level

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

  9. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  10. Speech clarity

    54% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  11. Brainstorming

    52% Skill level

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

  12. Originality

    50% Skill level

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

  13. Sorting or ordering

    48% Skill level

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

  14. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  15. Flexibility of closure

    41% Skill level

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

  16. Speed of recognition

    37% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  17. Far vision

    37% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  18. Selective attention

    36% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  19. Perceptual speed

    34% Skill level

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

  20. Multitasking

    32% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

Activities

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

  1. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    91% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  2. Researching and investigating

    82% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  3. Building good relationships

    74% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Looking for changes over time

    69% Skill level

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

  5. Making decisions and solving problems

    67% Skill level

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

  6. Planning and prioritising work

    67% Skill level

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

  7. Thinking creatively

    66% Skill level

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

  8. Making sense of information and ideas

    65% Skill level

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

  9. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    64% Skill level

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

  10. Assessing and evaluating things

    59% Skill level

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

  11. Checking compliance with standards

    58% Skill level

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

  12. Collecting and organising information

    58% Skill level

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

  13. Communicating with the public

    58% Skill level

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

  14. Explaining things to people

    53% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  15. Documenting or recording information

    51% Skill level

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

  16. Coming up with systems and processes

    49% Skill level

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

  17. Providing office support

    48% Skill level

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

  18. Scheduling work and activities

    46% Skill level

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

  19. Working with the public

    43% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    35% Skill level

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

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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, 23-1022.00 - Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators.

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.

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Demands

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

  1. Freedom to make decisions

    99% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  2. Spend time sitting

    94% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  3. Conflict situations

    94% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  4. Electronic mail

    91% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  5. Telephone

    91% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  6. Unstructured work

    91% Important

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

  7. Indoors, heat controlled

    91% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  8. Face-to-face discussions

    89% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  9. Contact with people

    84% Important

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

  10. Letters and memos

    80% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  11. Being exact or accurate

    79% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  12. Angry or unpleasant people

    78% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  13. Time pressure

    73% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  14. Frequent decision making

    72% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  15. Impact of decisions

    71% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Competition

    71% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  17. Physically close to people

    71% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  18. Contact with the public

    62% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    60% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Consequence of error

    56% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    90% 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. Achievement

    76% Important

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

  3. Independence

    76% Important

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

  4. Recognition

    71% Important

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

  5. Working conditions

    64% Important

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

  6. Support

    48% 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. Enterprising

    90% Important

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

  3. Administrative

    57% Important

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

  4. Creative

    48% Important

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

  5. Analytical

    38% Important

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

  6. Practical

    14% 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, 23-1022.00 - Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators.

All Judicial and Other Legal Professionals

  • $1,978 Weekly Pay
  • Moderate Future Growth

Tribunal Members

  • 670 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 51% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 47 hours Average full-time
  • 59 years Average age
  • 53% female Gender Share

Tribunal Members hear industrial, administrative or other disputes to assist in resolving differences and to arbitrate on issues.

Specialisations: Administrative Appeals Tribunal Member, Industrial Relations Commissioner.

Tribunal Members are usually appointed by a State or Federal Governor or Attorney-General. To be eligible, you need to have completed a law degree and have been licensed to practise law for a minimum of eight years.

Tasks
  • Exercises arbitral powers if resolution is not achieved or seems improbable through conciliation.
  • Prepares settlement memoranda and obtains signatures of parties.
  • Advises government of legal, constitutional and parliamentary matters and drafts bills and attends committee meetings during consideration of bills.

Tribunal Members are usually appointed by a State or Federal Governor or Attorney-General. To be eligible, you need to have completed a law degree and have been licensed to practise law for a minimum of eight years.

Registration or licencing may be required.

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.
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Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. English language

    67% Skill level

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

  2. Psychology

    64% Skill level

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

  3. Law and government

    63% Skill level

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

  4. Customer and personal service

    54% Skill level

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

  5. Sociology and anthropology

    52% Skill level

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

  6. Clerical

    50% Skill level

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

  7. Personnel and human resources

    47% Skill level

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

  8. Education and training

    46% Skill level

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

  9. Therapy and counselling

    42% Skill level

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

  10. Administration and management

    42% Skill level

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

  11. Philosophy and theology

    39% Skill level

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

  12. Mathematics

    38% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  13. Sales and marketing

    36% Skill level

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

  14. Computers and electronics

    34% Skill level

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

  15. Economics and accounting

    32% Skill level

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

  16. Communications and media

    24% Skill level

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

  17. Public safety and security

    19% Skill level

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

  18. Geography

    19% 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.

  19. Production and processing

    17% Skill level

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

  20. Telecommunications

    7% Skill level

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

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Negotiation

    71% Skill level

    Bringing people together and trying to sort out their differences.

  2. Active listening

    70% Skill level

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

  3. Critical thinking

    66% Skill level

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

  4. Persuasion

    66% Skill level

    Talking people into changing their minds or their behaviour.

  5. Speaking

    64% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  6. Reading comprehension

    63% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

  7. Writing

    59% Skill level

    Writing things for co-workers or customers.

  8. Judgment and decision making

    57% Skill level

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

  9. Active learning

    54% Skill level

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

  10. Social perceptiveness

    54% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  11. Monitoring

    54% Skill level

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

  12. Complex problem solving

    50% Skill level

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

  13. Coordination with others

    48% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  14. Serving others

    46% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  15. Instructing

    41% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  16. Systems evaluation

    41% Skill level

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

  17. Time management

    41% Skill level

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

  18. Systems analysis

    41% Skill level

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

  19. Learning strategies

    39% Skill level

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

  20. Management of personnel resources

    27% Skill level

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

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Oral comprehension

    71% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  2. Oral expression

    71% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  3. Written comprehension

    64% Skill level

    Read and understand written information.

  4. Written expression

    64% Skill level

    Write in a way that people can understand.

  5. Near vision

    64% Skill level

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

  6. Deductive reasoning

    61% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  7. Inductive reasoning

    59% Skill level

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

  8. Problem spotting

    57% Skill level

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

  9. Speech recognition

    55% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  10. Speech clarity

    54% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  11. Brainstorming

    52% Skill level

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

  12. Originality

    50% Skill level

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

  13. Sorting or ordering

    48% Skill level

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

  14. Categorising

    43% Skill level

    Come up with different ways of grouping things.

  15. Flexibility of closure

    41% Skill level

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

  16. Speed of recognition

    37% Skill level

    Quickly make sense of and organize things you can see like letters, numbers, pictures, or other things.

  17. Far vision

    37% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  18. Selective attention

    36% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  19. Perceptual speed

    34% Skill level

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

  20. Multitasking

    32% Skill level

    Do two or more things at the same time.

Activities

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

  1. Negotiating and resolving conflicts

    91% Skill level

    Handling complaints and disagreements, and negotiating with people.

  2. Researching and investigating

    82% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  3. Building good relationships

    74% Skill level

    Building good working relationships and keeping them over time.

  4. Looking for changes over time

    69% Skill level

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

  5. Making decisions and solving problems

    67% Skill level

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

  6. Planning and prioritising work

    67% Skill level

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

  7. Thinking creatively

    66% Skill level

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

  8. Making sense of information and ideas

    65% Skill level

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

  9. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    64% Skill level

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

  10. Assessing and evaluating things

    59% Skill level

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

  11. Checking compliance with standards

    58% Skill level

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

  12. Collecting and organising information

    58% Skill level

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

  13. Communicating with the public

    58% Skill level

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

  14. Explaining things to people

    53% Skill level

    Helping people to understand and use information.

  15. Documenting or recording information

    51% Skill level

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

  16. Coming up with systems and processes

    49% Skill level

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

  17. Providing office support

    48% Skill level

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

  18. Scheduling work and activities

    46% Skill level

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

  19. Working with the public

    43% Skill level

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

  20. Working with computers

    35% 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, 23-1022.00 - Arbitrators, Mediators, and Conciliators.

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. Freedom to make decisions

    99% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  2. Spend time sitting

    94% Important

    Spend time sitting at work.

  3. Conflict situations

    94% Important

    Deal with conflict or disagreements.

  4. Electronic mail

    91% Important

    Use electronic mail.

  5. Telephone

    91% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  6. Unstructured work

    91% Important

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

  7. Indoors, heat controlled

    91% Important

    Work indoors with access to heating or cooling.

  8. Face-to-face discussions

    89% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  9. Contact with people

    84% Important

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

  10. Letters and memos

    80% Important

    Write letters and memos.

  11. Being exact or accurate

    79% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  12. Angry or unpleasant people

    78% Important

    Deal with unpleasant, angry, or rude people.

  13. Time pressure

    73% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  14. Frequent decision making

    72% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  15. Impact of decisions

    71% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  16. Competition

    71% Important

    Compete with others, or be aware of competitive pressures.

  17. Physically close to people

    71% Important

    Work physically close to other people.

  18. Contact with the public

    62% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  19. Lead or coordinate a team

    60% Important

    Lead others to do work activities.

  20. Consequence of error

    56% Important

    Work where mistakes have serious consequences.

Values

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

  1. Relationships

    90% 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. Achievement

    76% Important

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

  3. Independence

    76% Important

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

  4. Recognition

    71% Important

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

  5. Working conditions

    64% Important

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

  6. Support

    48% 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. Enterprising

    90% Important

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

  3. Administrative

    57% Important

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

  4. Creative

    48% Important

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

  5. Analytical

    38% Important

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

  6. Practical

    14% Important

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

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