Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for those working in the Counseling Psychology field from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Counseling Psychology majors need many skills, but most especially Social Perceptiveness. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Counseling Psychology majors need more than the average amount of Social Perceptiveness, Science, Service Orientation, Persuasion, Operations Analysis, Active Listening, Negotiation, Learning Strategies, Speaking, Active Learning, Instructing, Complex Problem Solving, Monitoring, Writing, Reading Comprehension, Judgment and Decision Making, Critical Thinking, Management of Personnel Resources, Coordination, Systems Evaluation, Time Management, Systems Analysis, Mathematics, Management of Material Resources, Management of Financial Resources, Technology Design, Programming, Quality Control Analysis, Troubleshooting, Operation Monitoring, Equipment Selection, Installation, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, 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 Counseling Psychology 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 Social Perceptiveness, Active Listening, Speaking, Reading Comprehension, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation, Writing, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Judgment and Decision Making, Monitoring, Persuasion, Instructing, Learning Strategies, Science, Negotiation, Coordination, Time Management, Systems Evaluation, Systems Analysis, Management of Personnel Resources, Operations Analysis, Mathematics, Management of Financial Resources, Management of Material Resources, Quality Control Analysis, Technology Design, Operation Monitoring, Programming, Troubleshooting, Equipment Selection, Installation, Operation and Control, Equipment Maintenance, and Repairing are the three most important skills for people in the field.