People in this career need to:
- Listen to others, understand, and ask questions.
- Express ideas clearly when speaking.
- Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.
- Develop rules or follow guidelines for arranging items.
- Think of new ideas or original and creative ways to solve problems.
- Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
- Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
- Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.
- Check how well one is learning or doing something.
- Manage the time of self and others.
- Be aware of others' reactions and change behavior in relation to them.
- Use several methods to learn or teach others how to do something.
- Look for ways to help people.
- Solve problems by bringing others together to discuss differences.
- Persuade others to approach things differently.
- Imagine how something will look if it is moved around or its parts are rearranged.
Reason and Problem Solve
Manage Oneself, People, Time and Things
Work with People
Perceive and Visualize
People in this career need knowledge in the following areas:
- Fine Arts: Knowledge of the methods and concepts needed to create or perform works of art. Areas of knowledge may include music, dance, visual arts, drama, and sculpture.
People in this career are people who tend to:
- 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 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.
- 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.
- Have artistic interests. They like work activities that deal with artistic forms, designs, and patterns. They prefer work which allows for self expression.
- Have realistic interests. They like work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They like to work with plants, animals, and physical materials such as wood, tools, and machinery. They often prefer to work outside.
Source: Minnesota Department of Education.