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Job Activities

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

Importance*More Info
1.Getting Information92
2.Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships91
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates91
4.Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others87
Documenting/Recording Information87
Making Decisions and Solving Problems87
7.Provide Consultation and Advice to Others85
8.Analyzing Data or Information84
9.Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others83
10.Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards82
* Importance out of 100

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Getting Information
Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Follow a standard blueprintReview a budgetStudy international tax laws
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
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Write brief notes to othersReport the results of a sales meeting to a supervisorCreate a videotaped presentation of a company's internal policies
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
Documenting/Recording Information
Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
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
Making Decisions and Solving Problems
Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
Determine the meal selection for a cafeteriaSelect the location for a major department storeMake the final decision about a company's 5-year plan
Provide Consultation and Advice to Others
Providing guidance and expert advice to management or other groups on technical, systems-, or process-related topics.
Work in a position that requires little advising of othersRecommend a new software package to increase operational efficiencyProvide ideas for changing an organization to increase profitability
Analyzing Data or Information
Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Determine the location of a lost orderDetermine the interest cost to finance a new buildingAnalyze the cost of medical care services for all hospitals in the country
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
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
Review forms for completenessEvaluate a complicated insurance claim for compliance with policy termsMake a ruling in court on a complicated motion