This major category includes occupations concerned with preparing, transcribing, systematizing, and preserving written communications and records; distributing information; collecting accounts; and handling materials and goods.
OCCUPATIONS IN STENOGRAPHY, TYPING, FILING, AND RELATED FIELDS
This category includes occupations concerned with making, classifying, and filing records. Includes activities such as transmitting and receiving data by machines equipped with a typewriter-like keyboard; the input and retrieval of information into computer systems; and operating machines to duplicate records, correspondence and reports. Excludes occupations concerned primarily with statistical, financial, or other numerical data.
OCCUPATIONS IN COMPUTING AND ACCOUNT-RECORDING
This category includes occupations concerned with systematizing information about transactions and activities into accounts and quantitative records, and paying and receiving money. Includes such activities as keeping and verifying records of business or financial transactions; receiving and disbursing money; operating electronic and electromechanical accounting and tabulating machines and equipment; computing and verifying amounts due for goods and services; preparing payrolls, timekeeping records, and duty rosters; and posting primarily financial or statistical data to accounting records.
OCCUPATIONS IN STOCK, STORAGE, AND INVENTORY
This category includes occupations concerned with compiling and maintaining inventory records, expediting flow of work and materials, and receiving, storing, shipping, issuing, requisitioning, and accounting for materials and goods.
OCCUPATIONS IN INFORMATION AND MESSAGE DISTRIBUTION
This category includes occupations concerned with the distribution of information and messages by direct personal, telephone, or radio contact, involving such activities as delivering mail, relaying messages by telephone or radio equipment, and directing visitors at reception points.