Authors and Writers (5121)
The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Copywriters plan, research and write copy for advertisements and commercials.
Note: The codes in brackets and under the Aptitudes heading are for career development specialists. Under the Interests heading, the code is in upper or lower case letters depending on the degree of importance.
Innovative persons like to explore things in depth and arrive at solutions to problems by experimenting. They are interested in initiating and creating different ways to solve questions and present information. They enjoy scientific subjects. Innovative persons prefer to be challenged with new and unexpected experiences. They adjust to change easily.
Methodical persons like to have clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities. They prefer working under the direction or supervision of others according to given instructions, or to be guided by established policies and procedures. Methodical persons like to work on one thing until it is completed. They enjoy following a set routine and prefer work that is free from the unexpected.
Directive persons like to take charge and control situations. They like to take responsibility for projects that require planning, decision making and co-ordinating the work of others. They are able to give direction and instructions easily. They enjoy organizing their own activities. They see themselves as independent and self-directing.
Near vision (V2)
Work activities are performed near the worker. The scope of the visual field is broader than in Close visual acuity (1).
Not relevant (C0)
Colour discrimination is not relevant in the performance of the work.
Hearing is limited to short and/or infrequent verbal interactions in order to perform the work.
Work activities primarily involve sitting. Standing and/or walking (2) may occur but is incidental to the work being performed.
Upper limb co-ordination (L1)
Work activities involve co-ordination of upper limbs.
Work activities involve handling loads up to 5 kg.
Integrating analyses of data to discover facts and/or develop knowledge, concepts and interpretations.
Influencing others in favour of a product, service or point of view.
Not significant (C8)
Regulated inside climate (L1)
A normal controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.
Authors and writers may specialize in a particular subject or type of writing.