Brokerage clerks need to:

#### Communicate

- Understand spoken information.
- Listen to others and ask questions.
- Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
- Understand written information.
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- Read and understand work-related materials.
- Write clearly so other people can understand.

#### Reason and Problem Solve

- Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
- Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
- Analyze ideas and use logic to determine their strengths and weaknesses.
- Use reasoning to discover answers to problems.
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- Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
- Combine several pieces of information and draw conclusions.
- Judge the costs and benefits of a possible action.
- Understand new information or materials by studying and working with them.

#### Use Math and Science

- Add, subtract, multiply, and divide quickly and correctly.
- Choose a mathematical method or formula to solve problems.
- Use math skills to solve problems.

#### Manage Oneself, People, Time, and Things

- Manage the time of self and others.
- Check how well one is learning or doing something.

#### Work with People

- Look for ways to help people.
- Be aware of othersâ€™ reactions and understand the possible causes.