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Interviewers

Also called: Admissions Clerk, Admissions Representative, Interviewer, Registration Clerk

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What they do:
Interview persons by telephone, mail, in person, or by other means for the purpose of completing forms, applications, or questionnaires. Ask specific questions, record answers, and assist persons with completing form. May sort, classify, and file forms.
On the job, you would:
  • Ask questions in accordance with instructions to obtain various specified information, such as person's name, address, age, religious preference, or state of residency.
  • Identify and report problems in obtaining valid data.
  • Ensure payment for services by verifying benefits with the person's insurance provider or working out financing options.

Knowledge

Business
  • customer service
  • administrative services
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
Ideas and Logic
  • order or arrange things
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include data, detail, and regular routines.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Dependability

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Enterprise resource planning ERP software Hot Technology
  • Oracle PeopleSoft Hot Technology
  • SAP Business Objects
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint Hot Technology
Project management software
  • Creative Research Systems The Survey System
  • SaaS SurveyMonkey

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
associate's degree
usually needed

Get started on your career:

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$36,170
$24,980
$52,550
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