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Learn about the most important job activities for Adult Literacy, Remedial Education, and GED Teachers and Instructors. Also, find out how proficient you have to be in each job activity.

Importance*More Info
1.Training and Teaching Others94
2.Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others76
3.Getting Information75
4.Coaching and Developing Others74
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates74
6.Thinking Creatively73
7.Making Decisions and Solving Problems72
8.Documenting/Recording Information71
9.Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships70
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work70
* Importance out of 100

Score Key
  Importance for success in this profession
  Level of proficiency needed

Job Activity Scores

Training and Teaching Others
Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
94
71
Give coworkers brief instructions on a simple procedural changeTeach a social sciences course to high school studentsDevelop and conduct training programs for a medical school
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
76
58
Interpret a blood pressure readingInterpret how foreign tax laws apply to U.S. exportsInterpret a complex experiment in physics for general audiences
Getting Information
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
75
54
Follow a standard blueprintReview a budgetStudy international tax laws
Coaching and Developing Others
Identifying the developmental needs of others and coaching, mentoring, or otherwise helping others to improve their knowledge or skills.
74
69
Show a coworker how to operate a piece of equipmentProvide on-the-job training for clerical workersCoach a college athletic team
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
74
59
Write brief notes to othersReport the results of a sales meeting to a supervisorCreate a videotaped presentation of a company's internal policies
Thinking Creatively
Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
73
61
Change the spacing on a printed reportAdapt popular music for a high school marching bandCreate new computer software
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
72
57
Determine the meal selection for a cafeteriaSelect the location for a major department storeMake the final decision about a company's 5-year plan
Documenting/Recording Information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
71
46
Record the weights of trucks that use the highwaysDocument the results of a crime scene investigationMaintain information about the use of orbiting satellites for private industry communications
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
70
69
Exchange greetings with a coworkerMaintain good working relationships with almost all coworkers and clientsGain cooperation from a culturally diverse group of executives hostile to your company
Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
70
70
Organize a work schedule that is repetitive and easy to planPlan and organize your own activities that often changePrioritize and plan multiple tasks several months ahead