Career Quiz Results: The InformerPublished on April 1, 2021
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People seek out your keen insights and fresh perspectives, and you’ll thrive in a field that involves analysis and creativity. Read on to discover what kinds of jobs and opportunities suit you.Discover Courses For Me
You’re naturally inclined to seek out new things.
Thinking deeply about subjects comes easily to you.
You often pick up on the meaning behind things that others miss.
Congratulations — you are the Informer! Inquisitive, analytical and perceptive, you naturally gather knowledge as you move through life. You’re probably the person your friends turn to when they want insight and well-thought-out advice. Fun facts? You’ve got one for every situation! In your spare time, we’ll probably find you curled up somewhere reading an article, on a walk with a fascinating podcast, or discussing something in-depth with a friend.
Because of your natural curiosity and interest in communication, you’re drawn toward knowledge-centric careers. Informers are often found in jobs that involve researching, analysing and communicating information. If you’re looking for some career inspiration, some good places to start are in the professional services, scientific, and educational sectors.
Any fool can know. The point is to understand.”
– Albert Einstein
Six high-potential jobs for you
Informer jobs can be found in all kinds of places, but all involve thinking for a living. This usually means providing expertise, information or education on specific subjects.
These careers could be your perfect fit:
1. Human resources manager
Foster a positive workplace culture by promoting employee development. Recruit new hires, develop policies, resolve disputes and help with negotiations.AVERAGE SALARY
2. Marketing specialist
Find ways to solve people's problems while helping businesses reach their ideal customers. Define a target audience, craft effective messaging, and analyse your efforts' success.AVERAGE SALARY
3. Primary school teacher
Teach a set curriculum to primary school students, often specialising in one or two subjects, while guiding their emotional, intellectual and physical development.AVERAGE SALARY
Provide financial services for all kinds of companies. Keep accurate records, handle taxes, make calculations, and prepare financial reports.AVERAGE SALARY
5. Event manager
Bring parties, conferences, banquets and functions to life. Plan and coordinate from the concept down to the last for events, from venue to vendors and styling.AVERAGE SALARY
6. Financial planner
Guide people to reach their financial goals through developing plans, providing suggestions and advice, and making investments on their behalf.AVERAGE SALARY
There are several core transferable skills you’ll build upon throughout your career. Careers in the Informer cluster share these transferable skills.
Working under pressure
While technical skills depend largely on the industry or occupation you’re in, here are some skills in demand across the Informer cluster.
Gone are the days when data was just for analysts. Across organisations big and small, and across all industries, data is playing a significant role. Whatever your role, you’ll find data analysis useful for gaining useful insights and making more evidence-driven decisions.
Writing good reports is both an art and a science. The best ones can inform, but also persuade and even entertain by shaping a narrative from dry facts. Chances are that if you’re a knowledge worker, you need to be able to produce reports to explain important information and distribute it to colleagues.
Policies and procedures are an important part of many organisations and become particularly key in government roles. If you plan on taking a management or leadership role, you’ll be well-advised to brush up on this skill.
Subjects you may enjoy
Dreaming of all the different careers out there? These subjects can lead to jobs that will use your natural talents and abilities, while keeping you challenged and engaged.
- Animal Science
- Data Science & Analytics
- Digital Marketing
- Event Management
- Financial Planning
- Human Resources
- Leadership & Management
- Social Media Marketing
- Social Science
- Training & Assessment
- User Experience Design
- Work Health & Safety
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