For Career Seekers
Judging and Estimating
This is the Agility for having sound judgment and critical thinking.
Agilities are combinations of your work skills and interests. Use them to work more effectively in your career.
The ability for judging and estimating helps people work more effectively in their careers by making accurate estimations of resources, time, and effort needed to accomplish goals. People who are good at judging and estimating use critical and analytical thinking to evaluate the quality and value of products, services, materials, supplies, physical and social conditions, and people. Individuals with these abilities can capably forecast material needs and conditions to make effective decisions.
PEOPLE WHO JUDGE AND ESTIMATE HAVE THESE SKILLS:
"I test all variables to ensure the accuracy of a final product."
"My critical-thinking skills help me consider ways to create positive outcomes."
"I evaluate all potential solutions before deciding which one to pursue."
"A perceptive viewpoint allows me to troubleshoot situations before problems arise."
TIP: Use these words in career conversations, resumés, and cover letters.
WATCH JUDGING AND ESTIMATING IN ACTION
Many industries have careers that feature “Judging and Estimating” as one of the top 3 Agilities.
Choose from the list below to watch a video showing how:
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Architecture and Construction
Cement Masons & Concrete Finishers
Arts and Communication
Painting, Coating, & Decorating Workers
Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators
Education and Training
Judges and Magistrates
Government and Public Administration
General and Operations Managers
Hospitality and Tourism
Waiters and Waitresses
Tailors, Dressmakers, & Custom Sewers
Computer & Information Systems Managers
Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, & Weighers
Marketing, Sales, and Service
Wholesale and Retail Buyers, Except Farm Products
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists
Transportation and Logistics
Light Truck or Delivery Services Drivers
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