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Sightseeing Guides - Skills and Abilities

Tour guides need to:


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

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

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

  • Be aware of others’ reactions and understand the possible causes.
  • Look for ways to help people.
  • Change behavior in relation to others’ actions.
Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.