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Job Activities

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

Importance*More Info
1.Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships97
2.Developing Objectives and Strategies95
3.Assisting and Caring for Others94
4.Training and Teaching Others92
5.Developing and Building Teams90
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others90
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others90
8.Performing for or Working Directly with the Public88
9.Thinking Creatively87
10.Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates86
* Importance out of 100

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Job Activity Scores

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
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
Developing Objectives and Strategies
Establishing long-range objectives and specifying the strategies and actions to achieve them.
Plan the holiday schedule for an airline workforceDevelop the plan to complete the merger of two organizations over a 3-year periodDevelop a 10-year business plan for an organization
Assisting and Caring for Others
Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients.
Help a coworker complete an assignmentAssist a stranded traveler in finding lodgingCare for seriously injured persons in an emergency room
Training and Teaching Others
Identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
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
Developing and Building Teams
Encouraging and building mutual trust, respect, and cooperation among team members.
Encourage two coworkers to stick with a tough assignmentLead an assembly team in an automobile plantLead a large team to design and build a new aircraft
Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
Handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others.
Apologize to a customer who complains about waiting too longGet two subordinates to agree about vacation schedulesNegotiate a major labor-management contract
Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
Translating or explaining what information means and how it can be used.
Interpret a blood pressure readingInterpret how foreign tax laws apply to U.S. exportsInterpret a complex experiment in physics for general audiences
Performing for or Working Directly with the Public
Performing for people or dealing directly with the public. This includes serving customers in restaurants and stores, and receiving clients or guests.
Tend a highway toll boothSell shoes in a popular shoe storePerform a monologue on national TV
Thinking Creatively
Developing, designing, or creating new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including artistic contributions.
Change the spacing on a printed reportAdapt popular music for a high school marching bandCreate new computer software
Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates
Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Work occasionally as a backup supervisorSupervise a small number of subordinates in a well-paid industryManage a severely downsized unit