Hoko prefers to be socially independent. This allows and often encourages activities that do not require or permit, association or interaction with others during projects, shifts, or extended periods of time. Emphasis is not on what Hoko is doing, but that it is willingly or intentionally apart from others. This trait, by itself, does not imply or suggest antisocial or selfish attitudes. It only identifies social independence for vocational or recreational activities. Scientists, engineers, persons engaged in agricultural vocations, and night-shift service workers that were rated often include this preference.
More than likely, all kinds and uses of numbers naturally make sense to Hoko and a preference to work with numbers exists. (NOTE: Mathematical talent is as much a natural gift as artistic or musical talent, even though few people, acknowledge that fact. But it is readily acknowledged as a natural gift by those that have it as well as by those who don't.) Hoko probably laughs, and understands exactly what is meant when Charles Schultz's Charlie Brown said, "How can you do new math with an old-math mind?") Hoko's preferences lean heavily toward the conceptual, theoretical, analytical, and computational in the awareness, use and application of math. As such, math is an important vocational asset whether it is vocational specialization or vocational application.
Hoko probably can't think of an activity where motivation could support persuasive interaction. Further, Hoko will probably avoid oral communication if it requires psychological jousting with others. Therefore, Hoko prefers to know, in advance, the purpose and the psychological environment to be expected when in unplanned, unstructured, social encounters with others. It is also not a preferred situation by Hoko to be persuasively or psychologically dominated or intimidated by others.
Hoko is motivated and probably equipped for tending operational/clerical activities. If the required skills are not present, Hoko's motivational level clearly indicates a support for successful training. This means monitoring ongoing operational processes through observation of recording instruments that show what is currently happening. It usually involves more than just observing and recording what is observed. It often requires setting limits (such as temperature or flow controls), turning flow valves or switches on and off on a scheduled or situational basis. It includes responsibility for quickly noting when something is not happening, as it should and then taking immediate, appropriate action including shutting down the process or alerting technical or management personnel. This tending position does not imply or suggest just clerical observation and posting.
Hoko is highly motivated for routine, factual, mathematical problems related to operational, procedural, or administrative activities. This includes good logic, analysis, and attention to detail. (NOTE: Business math may be motivated strongly enough to be the heart of professional or vocational activity, as a CPA or corporate accountant, for instance).
Hoko prefers routine tasks that are explained, demonstrated, and supervised in a familiar environment: Key motivational responsibilities may include dependability, a steady work record, thorough and clean performance, and trustworthiness relative to the property of others. (NOTE: Many maintenance positions are in this category, as are some temporary or seasonal jobs).
(NOTE: The Worker Trait Factor called computational should be called business math because it means everyday calculations related to over-the-counter or on-site business calculations or transactions. Representative of this is commercial transactions such as buying groceries at a store, lunch at a restaurant, or a plane ticket at an airport. It is primarily composed of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and recording results). Given this, Hoko is highly motivated where activities call for computational math.
Hoko's vocational preferences include such activities as gathering, processing, recording, transmitting, filing, and/or retrieving information. Key preferences lean toward proper language usage, spelling and punctuation; referencing, filing, and retrieval abilities; and attention to detail.