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Cashiers - Skills and Abilities

Cashiers need to:


  • Speak clearly so listeners can understand.
  • Understand spoken information.
  • Listen to others and ask questions.
  • Understand written information.

Reason and Problem Solve

  • Follow guidelines to arrange objects or actions in a certain order.
  • Concentrate and not be distracted while performing a task.
  • Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.

Use Math and Science

  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide quickly and correctly.
  • Use math skills to solve problems.

Work with People

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