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