Salary LevelAbove Average
|Title||Job Zone Three: Medium Preparation Needed|
|Experience||Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is required for these occupations. For example, an electrician must have completed three or four years of apprenticeship or several years of vocational training, and often must have passed a licensing exam, in order to perform the job.|
|Education||Most occupations in this zone require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.|
|Job Training||Employees in these occupations usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with these occupations.|
|Examples||These occupations usually involve using communication and organizational skills to coordinate, supervise, manage, or train others to accomplish goals. Examples include food service managers, electricians, agricultural technicians, legal secretaries, interviewers, and insurance sales agents.|
|SVP Range||(6.0 to 7.0)|
- Majority (36.17) percent of respondents had : Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree)
- Some (25.39) percent of respondents had :Some College Courses
- Some (23.98) percent of respondents had :Bachelor's Degree
Interest Code : AER
- Artistic-Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
- Enterprising-Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
- Realistic-Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
- Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
- Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
- Originality-The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
- Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
- Fluency of Ideas-The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
- Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
- Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
- Innovation-Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
- Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
- Initiative-Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
- Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
- Achievement/Effort-Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Top 3 Values
- Achievement-Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
- Working Conditions-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
- Independence-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
- Active Listening-Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
- Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
- Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
- Active Learning-Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
- Social Perceptiveness-Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
- Coordination-Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
- Design-Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
- English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
- Production and Processing-Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
- Administration and Management-Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
- Sales and Marketing-Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
- Education and Training-Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
- Direct and coordinate workers involved in drawing and cutting patterns and constructing samples or finished garments.
- Examine sample garments on and off models, modifying designs to achieve desired effects.
- Sketch rough and detailed drawings of apparel or accessories, and write specifications such as color schemes, construction, material types, and accessory requirements.
- Confer with sales and management executives or with clients to discuss design ideas.
- Identify target markets for designs, looking at factors such as age, gender, and socioeconomic status.
- Attend fashion shows and review garment magazines and manuals to gather information about fashion trends and consumer preferences.
- Select materials and production techniques to be used for products.
- Provide sample garments to agents and sales representatives, and arrange for showings of sample garments at sales meetings or fashion shows.
- Design custom clothing and accessories for individuals, retailers, or theatrical, television, or film productions.
- Adapt other designers' ideas for the mass market.
- Thinking Creatively-Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
- Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships-Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
- Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work-Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
- Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
- Judging the Qualities of Things, Services, or People-Assessing the value, importance, or quality of things or people.
- Scheduling Work and Activities-Scheduling events, programs, and activities, as well as the work of others.
- Contact With Others-This job require the worker to be in contact with others (face-to-face, by telephone, or otherwise) in order to perform it?
- Structured versus Unstructured Work-Job is structured for the worker, rather than allowing the worker to determine tasks, priorities, and goals
- Electronic Mail-Mostly you use electronic mail in this job
- Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
- Letters and Memos-Mostly the job require written letters and memos
- Spend Time Sitting-Mostly this job requires sitting
- Time Pressure-This job require the worker to meet strict deadlines
- Freedom to Make Decisions-The job offers decision making freedom without supervision
- Document management software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Autodesk AutoCAD Design Suite
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Autodesk SketchBook Pro
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. C-DESIGN Fashion
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Corel CorelDraw Graphics Suite
- Computer aided design CAD software e.g. Fashion Toolbox
- Accounting software e.g. Financial accounting software
- Graphics or photo imaging software e.g. Lectra Prima Vision Print Repeat
- Spreadsheet software e.g. Microsoft Excel
- Scanners e.g.Computer data input scanners
- Graphics tablets e.g.Computer drawing tablets
- Laser printers e.g.Computer laser printers
- Desktop computers
- Curves e.g.Drafting curves
- Scales e.g.Drawing scales
- Full body form or mannequin e.g.Dress forms
- Ironing machines or presses e.g.Fabric pressing equipment
- Shears e.g.Fabric shears
- Steam pressing machines e.g.Fabric steamers