SWOT Analysis and Essay - 1 SWOT Analysis and Essay As a...

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1 SWOT Analysis and Essay As a future communications director, my strengths are a natural talent for graphic arts, excellent organization skills, and an ability to motivate and lead people. I take the time to develop my skills and become outstanding at what I do, and I am constantly researching to stay abreast of the latest trends in my field. A weakness that I intend to overcome is a tendency to write in only one style. I recognize that the style should match the purpose of the writing, and I am working on developing several writing styles that will be effective for a variety of intended purposes. Many opportunities are available to me. As a graphic arts major and a future communications director, I will have opportunities to work on projects ranging from internal and external corporate marketing pieces to academic projects, research efforts, or media projects. Communications is one of the most vital fields today, and every business needs high- quality communications in order to succeed. Threats include the unstable economy, a narrowing job market, and a pool of experienced communications experts applying for the same jobs that I am interested in. I intend to
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2 overcome these threats by achieving excellence in my chosen field. I have not really encountered any significant barriers so far to achieving my goal of becoming a communications director in Long Island, New York. Other than having to work and attend school at the same time, I look forward to realizing my plans as envisioned.
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3 What I Have Learned In this course, I have learned a number of concepts that will enable me to be more successful in the future. One of the most important things I’ve gained is the ability to sharpen my goals and objectives and lay out a critical path that will enable me to achieve them as desired. I have also developed my own definition of success—to make my own creative mark on the industry in such a way that it provides a competitive advantage for my firm and advances my career. My values are key to my future goals. The four most important values are to be a person of character, to always provide value added in every job that I do, to push the envelope in terms of design, and to take personal responsibility for every task that I am involved in. It is always a value of mine to produce work that is unique, influential, and effective, as well. Living this way ensures that I can be proud of anything I do and that I can be an asset to any employer. Finishing school will help enhance my ability to live my life’s most important values by enabling me to provide greater value added and push the envelope more successfully in terms of design. In addition, it will shape my skills so that I can produce the kind of work I really want to create—work that stands out from the rest, influences others profoundly, and is
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4 effective at what it is intended to accomplish. By helping me
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