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Industrial-Organizational Psychologists

Skills & Knowledge


Most Important Skills for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists


Most Important Knowledge Areas for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists


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Describe Your Skills

People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Creating and maintaining interpersonal relationships.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Analyzing data or information.
  • Communicating with people outside your organization.
  • Interpreting information for others.
  • Judging the qualities of things, services, or people.
  • Consult with or advise other people.


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The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists.


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