Automation Impact

Medium

Salary Level
Not Available
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 (34.65) percent of respondents had : Bachelor's Degree
  • Some (20.3) percent of respondents had :High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)
  • Some (13.92) percent of respondents had :Less than a High School Diploma

Interest Code : EC

  • 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.
  • Conventional-Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
  • Oral Comprehension-The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Oral Expression-The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension-The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Deductive Reasoning-The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Problem Sensitivity-The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Speech Clarity-The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Cooperation-Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Adaptability/Flexibility-Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Dependability-Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  • Attention to Detail-Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Integrity-Job requires being honest and ethical.
  • Stress Tolerance-Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.

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.
  • Relationships-Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
  • Support-Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
  • Negotiation-Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
  • 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.
  • Speaking-Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical Thinking-Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Persuasion-Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
  • Active Learning-Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • 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.
  • Customer and Personal Service-Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • English Language-Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Mathematics-Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • 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.
  • Computers and Electronics-Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Buy merchandise or commodities for resale to wholesale or retail consumers.
  • Negotiate prices, discount terms, or transportation arrangements with suppliers.
  • Consult with store or merchandise managers about budgets or goods to be purchased.
  • Examine, select, order, or purchase merchandise consistent with quality, quantity, specification requirements, or other factors, such as environmental soundness.
  • Provide clerks with information to print on price tags, such as price, mark-ups or mark-downs, manufacturer number, season code, or style number.
  • Recommend mark-up rates, markdown rates, or merchandise selling prices.
  • Obtain information about customer needs or preferences by conferring with sales or purchasing personnel.
  • Authorize payment of invoices or return of merchandise.
  • Monitor and analyze sales records, trends, or economic conditions to anticipate consumer buying patterns and determine what the company will sell and how much inventory is needed.
  • Collaborate with vendors to obtain or develop desired products.
  • Getting Information-Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates-Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  • Interacting With Computers-Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
  • Processing Information-Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events-Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Communicating with Persons Outside Organization-Communicating with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources. This information can be exchanged in person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
  • Telephone-Mostly you have telephone conversations in this job
  • 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?
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled-Mostly this job require working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate-Required to be very exact or highly accurate in performing this job
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results-The decisions an employee makes impact the results of co-workers, clients or the company
  • Work With Work Group or Team-Important to work with others in a group or team in this job
  • Frequency of Decision Making-The worker is required to make decisions that affect other people, the financial resources, and/or the image and reputation of the organization
  • Face-to-Face Discussions-Mostly you have to have face-to-face discussions with individuals or teams in this job?
  • Accounting software
  • Point of sale POS software e.g. Advanced Retail Management Systems Retail Pro
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software e.g. Biztrak Business Solutions Biztrak
  • Point of sale POS software e.g. CAM Commerce Solutions Retail STAR Point of Sale POS
  • Customer relationship management CRM software e.g. Claritas ConsumerPoint
  • Calendar and scheduling software e.g. Contact management software
  • Development environment software e.g. Eclipse IDE
  • Electronic mail software e.g. Email software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Web page creation and editing software e.g. Facebook
  • Desktop calculator e.g.10-key calculators
  • Desktop computers
  • Personal computers
  • Point of sale POS terminal e.g.Point of sale POS systems
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