Qualities of a Good Field Investigator
Field investigator is a professional who carry out investigations or research works for his employer to gather information and/or collect data from the concerned respondents (people he interview). He is an individual who is also called an ‘Interviewer’. It is so, since, he asks questions and record their respective answers immediately.
In order to become a good field investigator, he must possess essential qualities of head and heart. He must have a good academic background, better command on communication skills, decent personality that is pleasing to others, genuine interest in doing his work, maturity in his thoughts, actions and behaviors, and enough determination, integrity and patience to accomplish tasks assigned to him.
There is nothing like a rigid or hard and fast rule about some fixed qualities an investigator must have. However, in order to be a good field investigator and succeed professionally following qualities are essential for him.
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