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Skills & Knowledge


Most Important Skills for Sociologists


Most Important Knowledge Areas for Sociologists


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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.

  • Analyzing data or information.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Using computers.
  • Interpreting information for others.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new knowledge.
  • Training and teaching other people.
  • Compiling, calculating, tabulating, or otherwise processing information.
  • Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.


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The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Sociologists.


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