What to know about hiring an Oval

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Learn about Ovals

 

Ovals are task driven and fear of failure dominant.

 

They are good employees for work that requires empathy, compassion, caring, listening, working with a team, collaboration or being dependable.

 

They are not as good in positions where there is high pressure, stress, or decisiveness. They don’t love being a leader if it requires being hard on people or giving negative feedback.

Possible Strengths

Active listening

Altruistic

Authenticity

Can get along with anyone

Capable

Caring

Client  Relations

Collaboration

Computer Skills

Consistent

Conversation skills

Customer service skills

Dedicated

Dependable

Effective Listener

Empathy

Fairness

Flexibility

Follows directions well

Forgiveness

Good judgment

Good manners

Gratitude

Hard working

Honest

Integrity

Kindness

Listening skills

Loving

Modesty/Humility

Organization

Patience

Politeness

Practical

Prudence

Responsible

Self Controlled

Self-regulation

Sensitivity

Sympathy

Team Player

Temperance

Time Management

Trustworthy

Understanding

Possible Weaknesses

Allows emotions to show

Anxious

Difficulty asking questions

Does not like conflict

Does not like pressure

Doesn’t take risks

Fearful

Hesitant

Lacks confidence

Not taking criticism well

Overwhelmed

Passive

People pleaser

Self critical

Shy/ not adept at public speaking

Too sensitive

Too timid to give feedback

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Careers for Ovals

 

Ovals are wonderful, loyal, hard workers, who are dependable, responsible and careful. They prefer to be workers rather than leaders and are happy anywhere they are appreciated, wanted and feel needed. They are also willing to do work, other people may not want to do (as long as it’s appreciated). They do well in careers that interact with the public in a service capacity. They can be good at math and do well in careers in science, accounting, engineering. They would usually prefer not to be in leadership positions, unless they feel very appreciated and safe there. They would struggle if expected to fire people or have firm boundaries.

Recommended Careers

Accounting

 Cashiers

 Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

 Historian

 Office

Accountants and Auditors

Actuaries

Adapted Physical Education Specialist

Aircraft engineer

Allergists and Immunologists

Anesthesiologist

Archeologists

Architect

Archivists

Assemblers and Fabricators

Audiologist

Biologists

Bird of prey specialist

Budget Analysts

Camera Operator

Chemist

Child Welfare Worker

City Planner

Claims Adjuster, Examiner

Clergy

Community education coordinator

Community Health Workers

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

Computer and Information Research

Computer Programmers

Computer Systems Analysts

Conservationist

Content editor

Copy editor

Copywriter

Coroner

Counter and Retail Clerks

Court Clerks

Court Reporters

Credit Authorizers and Checkers

Customer Service Representative

Data entry

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Dietitians and Nutritionists

Ecologist

Energy Auditors

Farmer

File Clerks

Forest and Conservation Worker

Funeral Service Manager

Gas Plant Operators

Geographer

Hearing Aid Specialist

Historian

Information Security Analysts

Legal Secretary

Logistician

Logistics Analyst

Logistics Manager

Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists

Mathematician

Medical Records and Health Information Technicians

Medical Secretaries and Check in Desk

Morticians, Undertakers and Funeral Directors

Municipal Clerk

Nurse

Office and Administrative worker

Parking Enforcement Workers

Patient support

Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks

Post-production video

Postal Mail Carriers

Production, Planning and Expediting Clerks

Religious Worker

Respiratory Therapist

Science journalist

Secondary Math teacher

Secretaries and Admin Assistants

Statisticians

Tax Examiners and Collectors, and Revenue Agents

Tax Preparers

Teller

Vision Rehabilitation Therapists

Writer