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Private Detectives and Investigators

Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Private Detectives and Investigators


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Private Detectives and Investigators



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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.
  • Identifying information by categorizing, comparing, or detecting changes in circumstances or events.
  • Documenting or recording information.
  • Using computers.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Analyzing data or information.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Evaluating information to determine compliance with standards.

 

Careers that Use Similar Skills


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

 

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