Property and Real Estate Managers
People in this career need to:
- Listen to others, understand, and ask questions.
- Read and understand written materials.
- Express ideas clearly when speaking or writing.
- Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
- Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.
- Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
- Identify problems and review information. Develop, review, and apply solutions.
- Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
- Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
- Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
- Develop rules or follow guidelines for arranging items.
- Think of original, unusual, or creative ways to solve problems.
- Use math skills to solve problems.
- Manage the time of self and others.
- Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work.
- Decide how to spend money to get the work done and keep track of how the money was used.
- Check how well one is learning or doing something.
- Obtain needed equipment, facilities, and materials and oversee their use.
- Be aware of others' reactions and change behavior in relation to them.
- Look for ways to help people.
- Solve problems by bringing others together to discuss differences.
- Use several methods to learn or teach others how to do something.
- Persuade others to approach things differently.
- Determine the causes of technical problems and find solutions for them.
Reason and Problem Solve
Use Math and Science
Manage Oneself, People, Time and Things
Work with People
Work with Things
People in this career need knowledge in the following areas:
- Customer and Personal Service: Knowledge of providing special services to customers based on their needs.
- Administration and Management: Knowledge of managing the operations of a business, company, or group.
- Sales and Marketing: Knowledge of advertising and selling products and services.
- Clerical: Knowledge of general office work such as filing and recording information.
- English Language: Knowledge of the meaning, spelling, and use of the English language.
- Mathematics: Knowledge of the rules and uses of numbers. Areas of knowledge include arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and statistics.
- Economics and Accounting: Knowledge of producing, supplying, and using goods and services. Also includes knowledge of the methods for keeping business records.
- Personnel and Human Resources: Knowledge of the department that is in charge of the relationship between a company and its employees. In particular, includes knowledge of the activities performed by the department.
People in this career are people who tend to:
- Consider independence important. They like to make decisions and try out ideas on their own. They prefer jobs where they can plan their work with little supervision.
- Consider achievement important. They like to see the results of their work and to use their strongest abilities. They like to get a feeling of accomplishment from their work.
- Consider good working conditions important. They like jobs offering steady employment and good pay. They want employment that fits their individual work style. They may prefer doing a variety of tasks, working alone, or being busy all the time.
- Consider recognition important. They like to work in jobs which have opportunities for them to advance, be recognized for their work, and direct and instruct others. They usually prefer jobs in which they are looked up to by others.
- Consider relationships important. They like to work in a friendly, non-competitive environment. They like to do things for other people. They prefer jobs where they are not pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
- Have enterprising interests. They like work activities that involve starting up and carrying out projects, especially in business. They like to lead and persuade others, make decisions, and take risks for profit.
- Have conventional interests. They like work activities that follow set procedures, routines, and standards. They like to work with data and detail. They prefer working where there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Source: Minnesota Department of Education.