Experience- No previous work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, a person can become a cashier even if he/she has never worked before.
Education- These occupations may require a high school diploma or GED certificate. Some may require a formal training course to obtain a license.
Job Training- Employees in these occupations need anywhere from a few days to a few months of training. Usually, an experienced worker could show you how to do the job.
Examples- These occupations involve following instructions and helping others. Examples include taxi drivers, amusement and recreation attendants, counter and rental clerks, cashiers, and waiters/waitresses.
Although there are no minimum educational requirements for this occupation, high school graduates have a greater chance of being employed than those who do not graduate. For related information and recommended courses to prepare for this occupation, Tennessee high school students may visit the Agriculture Standards, Competency Profiles, and Resource Links online.
Handling and Moving Objects - Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things.
Performing General Physical Activities - Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Moral Values - Workers on this job are never pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
Independence - Workers on this job do their work alone.
Support-Mean Extent - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Company Policies and Practices - Workers on this job are treated fairly by the company.
Supervision, Human Relations - Workers on this job have supervisors who back up their workers with management.
Supervision, Technical - Workers on this job have supervisors who train their workers well.
Activity - Workers on this job are busy all the time.
Tennessee Board of Regents is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. Full Non-Discrimation Policy.