Career Essays

Career Exploration

One career that I am interested in is an Account Executive in Advertising. Tasks for such a job include: planning ads for businesses, picking the best way to advertise, meeting with artists to plan ads and show plans to customers. Other qualities are figuring out the costs of ads, working with budgets, layouts, computers, and products being presented. To be a successful Account Executive, one must be good at organizing projects and making decisions along with getting along well with…

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Career Plan

I have completed the career profiler. I have learned that I am conventional, enterprising, and social. I am very detail orientated. My strengths include organizing, delivering results, following instructions, coping with pressure, entrepreneurial thinking, and I am goal focused. The career profiler accurately described my strengths. My work culture results were ethical, supportive, and well resourced. I believe in fairness and respect among all people. Each person needs to be responsible for their actions and learn from them. Support is…

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Career Plan Reflection

The career plan building activities proved to be a very useful tool. The work culture preference survey results indicated the type of work culture that I prefer, which is ethical, high powered, and expert. The competencies, reasoning aptitude, and career interest profiler surveys provided additional information to consider. The combined results provide an interpretation of the type of work culture that I see as ideal, the most suitable career fields, and the types of work environments I prefer. I am…

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Two Career Versus Single Career Families

Families with two working parents are more common today than in years past.  The percentage of stay at home parents has been dwindling since WWII when women started entering the job force at a rapid rate.  While there are plenty of working families, many families still have a stay at home parent, especially with very young children in the home.  The differences between two career and single career families can be noticed in their economical situation, in their involvement with…

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Professional Goals

Career or profession is a term used to refer to a person’s course or advancement in life. Career involves remunerative work as well as formal education. It also involves consecutive circumstances that make up an individual’s work life and involve commitment to a field of knowledge and skills like human resource management. Some of the career activities that an individual may engage in include; sporting career, musical career, teaching, wrestling career, doctor, nurse, engineering, editor, business manager, accounting, journalist, lawyer…

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Success Requires Sacrifice

Everyone’s goal in life is to be successful in some way, most try to attain this through a career. A successful career leads to a fortuitous reputation in society. A triumphant career also puts a person well off in the money department, which everyone needs to survive in today’s society. With everything success brings there is something that has to be given up or set aside. To have a successful career a person would have to give up social time,…

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History of the Guidance Movement

Career counseling was first introduced in the early 1900 as vocational counseling it was used as a means to end poverty during the time when society was in uproar over a demising economy. “This new profession was described by historians as a “progressive social reform movement aimed at eradicating poverty and substandard living conditions spawned by the rapid industrialization and consequent migration of people to major urban centers at the turn of the 20th century (Whiteley, 1984, p. 2).” During…

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Communication

A career defines who I am and what am I all about. It is true that a majority of people will choose to work for what pays and offers them the most, especially living in today’s economy. However, I believe that my chosen career path should base on the source of my passion and interest in order to ensure a long term success in life. Therefore, when it comes to my interest and passion, the first thing that came into…

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Personal Growth Plan

In an effort to create advantages in my career as a professional, I must appropriately plan out and elaborate on important details that will cater to the involvement and development in a desired activity. In this process, I can expect to learn and hone skills that are necessary in attaining the desired outcome and grow in the practice under the tutelage of a qualified candidate. By doing these things, I can find out and administer the expectations based on their…

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Pharmaceutical Internship

It is our continued struggle for improvement and development that paved the way for the attainment of objectives and purpose. These things enabled us to have the necessary facets that will equip us to be dynamic in this constantly changing environment. Despite the challenges and hurdles that may come along, it does not serve as a barrier to help me achieve what I wanted to be. With this mindset, I wish to present my qualifications that will enable me to…

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Career Pathway

Create a career pathway plan for yourself, indicating what opportunities are open to you as you progress in your chosen career. Indicate what you will need to learn or any qualifications you might need to gain in order to achieve your goals. Identify sources of information to help you achieve your goals. Task D Presentation or report Prepare a presentation or report on an issue or area of public concern related to the care Profession. Your presentation or report should…

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My Personal Aspirations

When you aspire for your future career, one must consider the important factors that lead to that. Each of these is an important component towards the achievement of success and the necessary foundation towards competence. With all of these mentioned, I believe that a course in Microbiology is an important determinant towards my future profession as a pharmacist. In the end, with this subject I can obtain the necessary skills needed towards addressing the challenges of my future major. Looking…

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Role of a Counsellor

Counsellors help people to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to their experiences. This allows their clients to reflect on what is happening to them and consider alternative ways of doing things. Counsellors work in a confidential setting and listen attentively to their clients. They offer them the time, empathy and respect they need to express their feelings and perhaps understand themselves from a different perspective. The aim is reduce their confusion and enable them to cope with…

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My Dream Career

When I was still young, I used to do my friends’ hair as a hobby. Most of my friends liked the hair style that I did for them. I also remember, how happy I was, each time I did the hair of my friends. However, I never thought that this hobby could possibly turn into my dream career. After I entered the junior high school, which was an all-boy school, I realized that I was left out in the cold…

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Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Career of My Choice (Reasons)              I have chosen a career in Psychotherapy in general and a Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor in particular.             I have countless reasons for choosing the aforementioned. First of all is because of personal experience. I had three uncles who had went through alcohol-related problems; I also had two cousins who encountered so much trouble because of drugs; not to mention my aunts who were so fond of casino…

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