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Assignment 7: Careers
(25.0 points)

1. Describe at least three specific individual differences that may give you an advantage in the workplace. (1-3 sentences. 1.5 points) - Diversity, rapid innovation, and productivity
 
2. Choose an industry you might be interested in working in, and explain why this industry interests you. (2-4 sentences. 1.0 points) - I would like to work in the music industry because I can’t go a day without listening to music, it motivates me.  

3. Describe at least two methods you would use to identify job opportunities if you were looking for a job. Explain why you would use these methods. (2-4 sentences. 1.0 points) - Use the internet, go to agencies, go to union hiring halls 

4. Choose a career from the following list: financial planner, financial analyst, accountant, risk manager, cash manager, treasurer, CFO, and comptroller. Use the Internet to find information about this career, and answer the questions below. TIP: The U.S. Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/oco/) may be a good source for this information.  

a. What is the name of this career? (0.5 points)
- Financial planner
 
b. Describe at least two tasks a person with this career might perform. (1-2 sentences. 1.0 points) - They would have to do a lot of math and good at planning  
            c. What level of education is this career likely to require? (0.5 points) - Degree in finance, business, or accounting            

5. Choose another career from the following list: financial planner, financial analyst, accountant, risk manager, cash manager, treasurer, CFO, and comptroller. Use the Internet to find information about this career, and answer the questions below. TIP: The U.S. Occupational Outlook Handbook (http://www.bls.gov/oco/) may be a good source for this information.  

            a. What is the name of the career you chose? (0.5 points)   - Risk manager...
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