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Learn about the most important abilities for Clergy. Also, find out how proficient you have to be in each ability.

Importance*More Info
1.Speech Clarity91
Oral Expression91
3.Speech Recognition88
4.Written Comprehension84
5.Oral Comprehension81
6.Problem Sensitivity78
7.Inductive Reasoning75
Originality75
Fluency of Ideas75
Written Expression75
* Importance out of 100

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

Ability Area Scores

Speech Clarity
The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
91
79
Call numbers in a bingo gameMake announcements over the loudspeaker at a sports eventGive a lecture to a large audience
Oral Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
91
68
Cancel newspaper delivery by phoneGive instructions to a lost motoristExplain advanced principles of genetics to college freshmen
Speech Recognition
The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
88
66
Recognize the voice of a coworkerIdentify a former customer's voice over the telephoneUnderstand a speech presented by someone with a strange accent
Written Comprehension
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
84
63
Understand signs on the highwayUnderstand an apartment leaseUnderstand an instruction book on repairing missile guidance systems
Oral Comprehension
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
81
64
Understand a television commercialUnderstand a coach's oral instructions for a sportUnderstand a lecture on advanced physics
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.
78
64
Recognize that an unplugged lamp won't workRecognize from the mood of prisoners that a prison riot is likely to occurRecognize an illness at an early stage of a disease when there are only a few symptoms
Inductive Reasoning
The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
75
55
Decide what to wear based on the weather reportDetermine the prime suspect based on crime scene evidenceDiagnose a disease using results of many different lab tests
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.
75
50
Use a credit card to open a locked doorRedesign job tasks to be interesting for employeesInvent a new type of man-made fiber
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).
75
59
Name four different uses for a screwdriverThink of as many ideas as possible for the name of a new companyName all the possible strategies for a military battle
Written Expression
The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
75
63
Write a note to remind someone to take food out of the freezerWrite a job recommendation for a subordinateWrite an advanced economics textbook