Copyright 2006 by the Wyoming Department of Employment, Research & Planning
WYOMING LABOR FORCE TRENDS
Vol. 42 No. 12

 

Table 3: Index of Skills Needs Reflecting Changes in the Projected Staffing Pattern for Occupations in Industries With the Greatest Forecasted Short-Term Employment Growth, 2003 - 2005
  Index of Importance
O*Net Skill 2003 2005
 
Active Listening 1.5 1.5
Speaking 1.5 1.5
Reading Comprehension 1.4 1.4
Problem Identification 1.3 1.3
Mathematics 1.3 1.3
Information Organization 1.3 1.3
Product Inspection 1.3 1.3
Writing 1.2 1.2
Information Gathering 1.2 1.2
Equipment Selection 1.2 1.2
Coordination 1.2 1.2
Social Perceptiveness 1.2 1.2
Monitoring 1.2 1.2
Operation and Control 1.2 1.2
Service Orientation 1.1 1.1
Judgment and Decision Making 1.1 1.1
Solution Appraisal 1.1 1.1
Identification of Key Causes 1.1 1.1
Critical Thinking 1.0 1.0
Time Management 1.0 1.0
Idea Evaluation 1.0 1.0
Active Learning 1.0 1.0
Implementation Planning 0.9 0.9
Idea Generation 0.9 0.9
Equipment Maintenance 0.9 0.9
Learning Strategies 0.9 0.9
Operation Monitoring 0.9 0.9
Management of Material Resources 0.9 0.9
Troubleshooting 0.9 0.9
Synthesis/Reorganization 0.9 0.9
Visioning 0.9 0.9
Instructing 0.8 0.8
Installation 0.8 0.8
Repairing 0.8 0.8
Systems Perception 0.8 0.8
Identifying Downstream Consequences 0.8 0.8
Operations Analysis 0.8 0.8
Science 0.8 0.8
Systems Evaluation 0.8 0.8
Management of Personnel Resources 0.8 0.8
Testing 0.8 0.8
Management of Financial Resources 0.8 0.8
Persuasion 0.8 0.8
Technology Design 0.7 0.7
Negotiation 0.7 0.7
Programming 0.5 0.5

 

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