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Resources: Transportation / Manufacturing / Warehousing Industry Profile

Description of Role

The Transportation and Warehousing sector includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation, and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. (BLS) The Manufacturing sector comprises establishments engaged in the mechanical, physical, or chemical transformation of materials, substances, or components into new products. (BLS)

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Positions and Job Growth Outlook

  • Driver Average (5% to 9%)
  • Maintenance/Field Technician Average (5% to 9%)
  • Shipping and Receiving Clerk Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
  • Production Manager Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
  • Engineer Average (5% to 9%)

(source: www.onetonline.org, www.BLS.com)

Skills in Demand

  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability
  • Ability to work with computers
  • Logic and information processing
  • Cooperation
  • Mechanical logic
  • Independence
  • Is flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to communicate with peers, supervisors, and subordinates
  • Operation of mechanized devices or equipment.  

Tests Recommended

  • Attention to Detail Test
  • Data Entry Skill Test
  • Work Behaviors Assessment
  • Leadership Behaviors Assessment (Manager-Level) 
  • Leadership Ability Test (Manager-Level)
  • Logic and Critical Thinking Testing
  • Work Ability Test
  • Analytical & Logical Reasoning Test
  • Numerical Comprehension / Reasoning

What We Learn About Candidates from These Tests

  • Uncover their aptitude for critical thinking, attention to detail and deductive reasoning
  • Their aptitude for an individual-contributor role and insight about their soft skills
  • Their likelihood of success on the job in terms of skills, knowledge, and behavioral fit
  • Determine their personality and work style to ensure a proper culture fit within your company