Working with Information

This is the Agility for working with information technology, management, and processing.

Agilities are combinations of your work skills and interests. Use them to work more effectively in your career.

People who are adept at working with information may be skilled with technology, talented with manipulating, analyzing, and interpreting data, or have expertise in both those broad areas. To be skilled with technology means having the ability to develop, operate, and maintain information technology (IT) software and hardware, which are critical for managing and processing information. To be skilled at manipulating, analyzing, and interpreting data means being able to collect and store information and to turn information into knowledge.


PEOPLE WHO WORK WITH INFORMATION USE THESE SKILLS:

Interpreting

"I spend a lot of time explaining the meaning of charts and graphs."

Analyzing

"I use statistics to compare the distributions of survey results."

Processing

"I can think about a lot of information and find patterns."

Operating

"I always know how to customize a new app on my phone."

TIP: Use these words in career conversations, resumés, and cover letters.

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