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Running Head: CAREER CHOICE IMPLICATIONS1Career Choice ImplicationsStudent NameDate
CAREER CHOICE IMPLICATIONS2Table ofContentsMy career choice and justification...........................................................................................................3Lifelong Learning.....................................................................................................................................6Transferable skills.....................................................................................................................................9Conclusion.............................................................................................................................................12References.............................................................................................................................................14
CAREER CHOICE IMPLICATIONS3Implications for career choiceMy career choice and justificationCareer choice decision making constitutes making different decisions in regards to one’sattributes, capabilities and passion. It is made through a deliberate assessment of personality, thefield of work he or she is doing and the prevailing environmental conditions. The relationshipbetween these three aspects should lead to job satisfaction which for an individual is useful inself-fulfillment (Baruch, 2004).Based on these and my results on the psychometric tests, I findmyself suitable to engage in the marketing field. I therefore choose this field as my career path.Fit between self and jobAs a marketing officer, I will be expected to present and explain the work of my companyto potential clients and my supervisors making my personal communication skills very useful.According to the results by VARK, I have a strong preference for the Kinesthetic type andteamwork. Kinesthetic activities are of great interest to me, concerned with features of reflectormeans I think critically, evalutaing every decision before making the final step towards solutionfinding. My ability to think critically therefore makes one of the reasons for this choice of career(Baruch, 2004). Honey and Mumford considers my learning choice as a reflector, through whichI get to learn soemthing by engaging in doing it. My projects and knowledge in design andadvertisement using adobe illustrator, or photoshop further complements my guest to be amarketing officer.My passion for art is portrayedby attendance to the exhibitions and drama festivals.These makes the essentials for a good marketing officer. Additionally, I like making new friendswho are of great significance in stretching the marketing endeavor in order to build the base for
CAREER CHOICE IMPLICATIONS4my marketing career. Consequnetly, I have the ability to work well with others in formulatingmarketing goals and undertaking projects. I can coordinate the marketing team and make uniquecontributions to the organization (Honey & Mumford, 1992).After five years as a marketing officer, I hope to rise to be a senior officer, marketingcomm where I will be able to make use of my personal skills in the marketing department andhelp grow the company in terms of sales and revenue. Given my ability to associate with others,my rise to the senior position should be of great benefit not just to the company but to theemployee's relationship. Marketing research information with regards to my position will beunder the management and as a reflector, most of the decisions relating to financial outlook ofthe company will be made under carefull consideration and deliberations. My ability to acquire

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Term
Spring
Professor
LauraGorjanc
Tags
Marketing, transferable skills

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