Character Impersonator Career

*A job as a Character Impersonator falls under the broader career category of Models. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Models : Model garments or other apparel and accessories for prospective buyers at fashion shows, private showings, or retail establishments. May pose for photos to be used in magazines or advertisements. May pose as subject for paintings, sculptures, and other types of artistic expression.


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Model Career

What skills are required for Models?

Importance Skills
  Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
  Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

Work Styles

Importance Styles
  Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  Dependability - Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
  Self Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  Adaptability/Flexibility - Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
  Social Orientation - Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
  Integrity - Job requires being honest and ethical.
  Initiative - Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
  Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.