Travel Guides:

Plan, organize, and conduct long distance travel, tours, and expeditions for individuals and groups.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 36 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,291
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 13.71 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Customer Service
Oral Communication
Time Management
Attention to Detail
Conflict Management
Resource Allocation
Work Ethic

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Sell products or services
Sell services
Sell entertainment or tour packages
Provide direct sales related customer service
Provide personal services
Resolve customer or public complaints or problems
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers
Provide assistance or direction to customers

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

Provide attraction or event information to patrons
Provide clients, customers, or passengers with travel information
Inform clients of travel restrictions
Inform guests of upcoming events and activities
Direct passengers to designated locations
Describe points of interest to tour group
Direct boarding and deboarding of passengers

Scheduling Work and Activities

Develop travel itinerary
Arrange services or reservations for patrons
Schedule recreational activities
Make travel, accommodation, or entertainment arrangements for others
Arrange transport of passengers or cargo
Make travel reservations

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Supervisory Skills
Customer Contact
Product Knowledge
Retail Setting

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