April 6, 2011
BUS 315 WF 9:00-10:15
I thought I knew everything about myself and my career, and I was pretty close, but this
class material including the textbook, the Myers Briggs, and the Strong Inventory Test have
helped me learn more and what I can improve on.
The Strong Inventory Test allowed me to see I
do know what I want to pursue in life because I do have more dislikes, than likes, which
reassures me I truly do know myself.
The Myers Briggs showed me personality traits I have and
show me things I unconsciously do.
Now that I know what some of my weaknesses are, I can
work on them and correct them so I can have higher success in my career.
It is a great feeling to
know what I want my career in life to be and what I enjoy doing fit together and due to this, I
realize I will have a greater sense of accomplishment.
There are many things I have learned about myself from the Strong Inventory test, which
include reasons I pursue particular careers, what I enjoy, and how my interests and potential
careers fit together.
One of my highest themes was Enterprising and I learned that I do genuinely
enjoy managing, persuading, and marketing with my verbal ability and ability to motivate others,
while continuing my values of competition, influence, and status.
Other things I learned from
my other themes included my enjoyment of helping others and giving advice, which I realized
are very important factors in determining what careers and organizations I want to become a part
My top 5 Interest Areas included Politics and Public Speaking, Management, Law, Human
Resources and Training, and Marketing and Advertising, which would be the ones I would have
chosen if given choices.
The areas of my least interest were exact and reassured me I know what