Career Research Assignment

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Week 4

Career Research Assignment

Scenario:You just found out that your spouse received a promotion at his/her job. The only problem is that this promotion will force you to move to another state. Fortunately, you have just graduated DeVry University and are ready to obtain a position with your new degree. Before you go, you want to do some research.

Utilizing Library and Internet resources conduct research and submit your responses to the following questions:

1.What type of position will you will be seeking and in which state?

I will be seeking a position as a Project Manager and the state that I would be moving to will be California.

2.For this position respond to the following questions with official sources noted:

a.What type of salary can you expect for this position in your new state? Since Project Management is a broader term and can have a concentration into varies fields and levels I went ahead and gather information for a more general term and more specific. Below you will see information on the broader term and specific. According to Salary.com I was able to find this:

b.What is the “official” (such as the information provided in The Occupation Outlook Handbook Online located in the Webliography) employment outlook for this position in your new state?

According to The Occupation Outlook Handbook Online my annual income mean wage for Managers / Other section would be $122,380. Please see below.

3.Locate three employers in your new state who would employ someone with your intended position and complete the following information on each of them?

a.Name of Company/Organization
b.Address
c.Web site
d.Name and title of the highest-ranking officer
e.When was the company/organization started
f.Approximate number of employees
g.How is the company performing financially and based upon this information, what are the employment prospects likely to be? h.What kind of good or...
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