Chief Executives


Determine and formulate policies and provide overall direction of companies or private and public sector organizations within guidelines set up by a board of directors or similar governing body. Plan, direct, or coordinate operational activities at the highest level of management with the help of subordinate executives and staff managers.
Also called: Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), President, Vice President

Knowledge:

    Business
  • management
  • human resources (HR)
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Safety and Government
  • law and government
  • public safety and security
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
    Visual Understanding
  • see hidden patterns

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Leadership
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • SAP
    Accounting software
  • Intuit QuickBooks
  • Sage 50 Accounting
    Human resources software
  • Halogen e360
  • Halogen ePraisal

Education:

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