Career Research List

 

Complete the list for three careers based on your FOCUS 2 assessment results and your research using the resources provided. Be sure to reference your work via “Source” for each career option.

 

Career Option #1:

 

Education/Training Requirements (Identify the specific steps to take to prepare for this career option. For example, what level of degree is required; what should one major in?):

Outlook:  Market Research Analysts

Salary: $62, 150/yr

Primary Work Activities: Research the market before the launch of a new product. Research market for potential to introduce a new product.

 

Skills: Bachelor’s degree required. Research analysis skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, statistical analysis skills also required.

 

Values: Positivity about the job, Energy to do the job efficiently, Adaptability to the changing job environment during the job as marketing analyst.

Reason(s) why career option is of interest to you: I believe that I like to meet people to know about their needs and what is their life style.  Doing a job related marketing requires to ask people about their opinions about their lifestyle would be interesting to me and help me build a better career.

 

Source:

Business and Financial Occupations : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. (n.d.).            Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm

 

  Career Option #2:

 

Education/Training Requirements (Identify the specific steps to take to prepare for this career option. For example, what level of degree is required; what should one major in?):

Outlook: Management Analysts

Salary: 81,320

Primary Work Activities: Analyze business processes, Meet employs, Work for organizational efficiency.

Skills: Bachelor’s in Business Administration required. Research analysis skills, some management experience and communication skills a must.

Values: Build trustworthy professional relations, effective leadership and management and honesty and integrity.

Reason(s) why career option is of interest to you: This job is related to research in the business processes. I really like to do applied research. This job will provide my an opportunity to grow as a leader.

 

Source:

Business and Financial Occupations : Occupational Outlook Handbook: : U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.         (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm

 

  Career Option #3:

Education/Training Requirements (Identify the specific steps to take to prepare for this career option. For example, what level of degree is required; what should one major in?):

 

Outlook: Human Resources Specialists

 

Salary: $139,300

Primary Work Activities: Communication with supervisors, getting information from different sources, staffing organizational units and establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.

 

Skills: Active listening and speaking, critical thinking, effective writing and reading comprehension.

 

Values: Strong work ethics, dependability and reliability, adaptability.

 

Reason(s) why career option is of interest to you: This job is a really interesting one. This has a lot to deal with other employs and communicate with them about their job related issues. It has a great opportunity to grow as a good communicator and conflict resolver as a professional.

 

Source:

13-1071.00 – Human Resources Specialists. (n.d.). Retrieved from             http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/13-1071.00