|Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
|Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
|Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
|Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
|Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
|Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
|Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
|Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
|Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
|Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
|Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
|Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
|Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
|Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
|Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
|Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
|Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
|Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
|Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
|Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
|Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
|Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
|Law and Government - Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
|English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
|Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
|History and Archeology - Knowledge of historical events and their causes, indicators, and effects on civilizations and cultures.
|Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
|Communications and Media - Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods. This includes alternative ways to inform and entertain via written, oral, and visual media.
|Sociology and Anthropology - Knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures, and their history and origins.
|Geography - Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
|Philosophy and Theology - Knowledge of different philosophical systems and religions. This includes their basic principles, values, ethics, ways of thinking, customs, practices, and their impact on human culture.
|Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
|Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
|Foreign Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of a foreign (non-English) language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition and grammar, and pronunciation.
|Administrative - Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and workplace terminology.
|Economics and Accounting - Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
|Analytical Thinking - Job requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
|Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
|Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
|Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
|Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
|Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
|Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
|Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
|Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
|Stress Tolerance - Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high-stress situations.
|Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
|Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
|Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
|Leadership - Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
|Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
|Social Orientation - Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.