This is the Agility for working with machines, tools, and devices.
Agilities are combinations of your work skills and interests. Use them to work more effectively in your career.
People with the talent for operating objects are uniquely gifted when working with machines, tools, and equipment. They are able to work faster and more effectively in their careers because they work well with their hands and think logically. They can repair and service complex equipment and devices and utilize various technologies in the process. They can be skilled at manual labor that requires physical strength, dexterity, or both.
PEOPLE WHO OPERATE OBJECTS USE THESE SKILLS:
"I constructed a fence using the proper equipment for the job."
"I fixed broken items around the house by inspecting the broken item and then selecting the correct tool for the job."
"Operating certain machines for the job requires coordination."
"My level of dexterity is high when operating certain equipment for the job."
TIP: Use these words in career conversations, resumés, and cover letters.
WATCH OPERATING OBJECTS IN ACTION
Many industries have careers that feature “Operating Objects” as one of the top 3 Agilities.
Choose from the list below to watch a video showing how:
Architecture and Construction
Arts and Communication
Telecommunications Equipment Installers & Repairers
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Hospitality and Tourism
Laundry & Dry-Cleaning Workers
Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Operators
Law, Public Safety, and Corrections
Forensic Science Technicians
Marketing, Sales, and Service
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Industrial Engineering Technicians
Transportation and Logistics
Heavy and Tractor-Trailer Truck Drivers
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