Assignment 7: Careers
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1. Describe at least three specific individual differences that may give you an advantage in the workplace. (1-3 sentences. 1.5 points) • I have rapid innovation, diversity 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 am interested in the graphic design industry. I am interested in this because I get to be a part of new looks like designing new cars, and bikes. 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) • I would use the internet because certain websites specialize in helping people find a job. • I would also go to an agency because you can look for the exact job you want.
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 manager
b. Describe at least two tasks a person with this career might perform. (1-2 sentences. 1.0...
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