Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Genetic Counseling field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Genetic Counseling majors need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Genetic Counseling majors need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Reading Comprehension, Writing, Complex Problem Solving, Active Learning, Science, Negotiation, Critical Thinking, Active Listening, Speaking, Judgment and Decision Making, Learning Strategies, Instructing, Service Orientation, Persuasion, Systems Evaluation, Systems Analysis, Time Management, Management of Personnel Resources, Mathematics, Coordination, Monitoring, Operation Monitoring, Programming, Technology Design, Management of Financial Resources, Operations Analysis, Quality Control Analysis, Management of Material Resources, Equipment Selection, Installation, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repairing.
These two visualizations, one a radial chart and one a bar chart, show the same information, a rating of how necessary the following skills are for Genetic Counseling majors. Toggle between "value" and "RCA" to see the absolute rating of that skill (value) and the revealed comparative advantage (RCA), or how much greater or lesser that skill's rating is than the average. The longer the bar or the closer the line comes to the circumference of the circle, the more important that skill is. The importance of Social Perceptiveness is very distinctive for majors, but the Reading Comprehension, Writing, Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Social Perceptiveness, Speaking, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Science, Instructing, Learning Strategies, Service Orientation, Time Management, Systems Analysis, Systems Evaluation, Monitoring, Coordination, Persuasion, Negotiation, Management of Personnel Resources, Mathematics, Operation Monitoring, Technology Design, Management of Financial Resources, Programming, Operations Analysis, Quality Control Analysis, Management of Material Resources, Equipment Selection, Installation, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Repairing are the three most important skills for people in the field.