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Computers Are Related to My Profession Computers

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Computers Are Related to My Profession

Computers are a very important part of our world and are vital to the success of any firm. This paper will explore how computers are related to my profession as an Internet merchant. We will discuss the role that the computer plays in allowing me to perform my duties as a merchant. The discussion will also focus on the program languages and devices that are vital to my success. This technology includes Application Service Providers, a Merchant Account and Data Warehousing. I will explain how these technologies are used and why they are vital to the success of my business. First lets discuss the nature of my profession and the duties that I perform.

Nature of my Profession

As an Internet merchant I sell products and services over the World Wide Web. I have a website that allows people to purchase products using credit…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Hayes, Ian S. "Implementing an ASP Solution." Software Magazine. Dec 2000. http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0SMG/6_20/69412619/p2/article.jhtml?term=ASP+programing+laguage

Mccollum, Tim. "Tools For Targeting Customer Service." Nations Business. Nov 1, 1998. http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m1154/1998_Nov_1/53111049/p1/article.jhtml?term=database+management

Vignette Merchant Suite Provides Powerful Solution for Direct Sales Online to Businesses and Consumers." Business Wire. June 18, 2001. http://www.findarticles.com/cf_0/m0EIN/2001_June_18/75609966/p1/article.jhtml?term=Online+Merchant+Accounts
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Career in Chosen Field the

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After less than two months, I have seen some noticeable differences: I have more energy during the day, I sleep better at night, I can concentrate more fully and my stamina has improved. I know that working for the CBSA can be a physically-demanding job, but I am confident that I will be able to handle the exertion and stress that comes with it. I handle stress well: exercise is a great way for me to fend it off, and I also practise meditation and deep breathing. One of my biggest frustrations is when I feel that I should know something that I can't remember, thus my commitment to learning more about border security and the laws that govern it. This preparation will benefit me both on and off the job, and will allow me to make a greater contribution to the CBSA.

My interest in becoming an agent for…… [Read More]

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Career Vision What Is Your

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It is my desire to be one of these leaders, and the case method of instruction at Harvard Business School is instrumental in bringing my leadership capabilities to this level of potential.

Both ESSEC, the graduate business school I attended most recently, and Dauphine University, at which I obtained my real estate Master's degree, are located in France; my employment, despite being for large international firms, has also kept me in my native country. Though I am fully aware of the benefits of a European perspective and position and have a definite appreciation for my cultural heritage and the diversity that France is home to, I am also aware of the limitations that such a singular perspective brings to business leadership potentials and capabilities in our time. Through my many travel experiences, including several to the United States and a month-long journey through some the most undeveloped parts of Mali,…… [Read More]

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Career as a Financial Analyst

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The capacity of interpreting and using information to create scenarios and, even more important, access to all the latest information in the financial sector (currency exchange rates, declarations by key players on the different markets, announcements made by world leaders etc.) is an important benefit of the job. Imagine that instead of having to go out on the market and obtain relevant information, you find it all on your computer, at a touch, and the only thing you need to do is filter through it, pick out the important things and be able to interpret these correctly.

Further more, despite the fact that there is an incredible responsibility, one of the great advantages is that this responsibility can be interpretable. You make analysis, not decisions and, from this perspective, the responsibility refers only to the correct interpretation of the data and information that has been provided rather than to making…… [Read More]

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Career Report Individual Report The

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The "Dutch Test for Conflict-Handling," indentified my personality to have medium 'yielding' conflict style. This is consistent with my articulated belief that agreeability when handling conflicts is required, but not to the point that ethics are ignored. My test results on the "Big Five Personality" test thus support the notion that when handling ethical conflicts solving problems on a personal level and achieving a mutually beneficial solution is ideal. The need to do this in the financial industry today is evident in how many banks must renegotiate mortgages -- no one wants a foreclosure, as this benefits neither the home owner or the bank. Rather, resetting an interest rate so the home owner can stay in the homes but still make payments is the best solution, and this requires a compromise on both sides, ideally without a settlement in court.

A think, given what I have learned about the financial…… [Read More]

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Career Advancement

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Career Advancement

"Why a company should hire you as a personnel, operations, deployment manager."

I believe that I would be an excellent candidate for a deployment manager because of my extraordinary combination of experience, education, and acumen. I have been exposed to a variety of high-pressure situations and have always handled myself in a diligent and professional manner. I have experience as a program integrator and deployment manager, a deployment readiness officer and logistical coordinator, a central issue manager, and a deployment mission manger. All of these positions have provided an environment in which I have been able to fine tune many of the skills that are needed to fulfill a personnel, operations, and deployment manager.

I attribute much of the success that I have so far achieved in my career to my self-motivation and military professionalism. The military taught me a lot about maintaining a professional composure through some…… [Read More]

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Career Goal I Have Always

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Once I have finished college, I will look for a junior position at an accounting firm. With my accounting job experience and good achievements, I am confident that I have good prospects. Once I have been hired, I will prove myself by delivering an excellent service. My hope is that the firm that hires me will offer advancement opportunities, towards which I will then work.

Once I have about one or two years of experience, it is my aim to start learning what I can about getting my CPA license and starting a business. Once I have my license, I will start a small business while I am still employed. This will ensure that I still have the security of my job income while I work on building my business.

Another challenge I will face in this quest is balancing my career and business choices with family life. While my…… [Read More]

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Career Project

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Career

Over the next fifteen years I would like to prepare myself for an upper-management career in a top advertisement firm. By then I will have amassed the requisite skills for such a position, in which I will network and interact with people in any number of business sectors to fulfill their marketing and advertising needs. I will also be able to control the design and production of multimedia advertisements; research demographics; and stay abreast of industry trends. At a top position of management within a large advertising firm, I will enjoy the perks of a highly stimulating, intense work environment, including a plethora of networking opportunities, lasting business relationships, rewarding contracts, and a relatively high salary.

Before I reach that level of success within a top advertising firm, however, I will first take some primary steps. For example, five years from how I will have completed my undergraduate and…… [Read More]

Works Cited

Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations Managers." Occupational Outlook Handbook.  http://www.umsl.edu/services/govdocs/ooh20002001/73.htm .

Manager, Advertising (Code 164.117-101)." Dictionary of Occupational Titles. http://www.occupationalinfo.org/16/164117010.html.
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Career Management Wal-Mart Overview Scope Wal-Mart Falls

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Career Management: Wal-Mart Overview

Scope Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart falls into the realm of mega retailers. There is no product or service that Wal-Mart has not considered at one point or another. Besides selling traditional retail products including house-wear, groceries, clothing and furniture, the retailer has branched out and now provides eye-wear, photographic services and pharmacy services. In addition the company is currently expanding into the financial services industry. Wal-Mart is in fact the world's largest company, exceeding companies like General Motors and Exxon Mobile in size and scope.

Wal-Mart is known in the retail world for selling products at a fraction of the costs of other retailers. At Wal-Mart prices are cheap but the product quality is high. The company in fact prides itself on its reputation for selling the best quality products at the lowest product. A consumer can buy the nation's number one brand products for a fraction of…… [Read More]

References:

B. Marc, Personnel Manager. Electronic Mail Interview. 9, November 2004.

Ballard, M. & Langrehr, F.W. (1993). "What CPAs Can Learn from Wal-Mart." Journal

Of Accountancy, 176(5):101

Cocheo, S. (2003). "Always aggressive, always Wal-Mart: What makes Wal-Mart keep
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My Eight-Year-Old Face Pressed Against

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Especially now, as I stare outside at another bleak New Jersey winter's day, I know that one of the hugest challenges for those who must adapt to new surroundings is to differentiate between adaptation and assimilation, to embrace change without sacrificing core elements of our identity.

Welcoming necessary change once again, I hope to advance my career and further my professional interests in clinical psychology. My Masters Degree in Social Work and my subsequent professional work applying psychological principles toward helping others has prompted me and prepared me to turn my attention toward more theoretical knowledge and inquiry. While I appreciate the groundwork I have already laid as a social worker, I desire to now shift my attention toward active academic and clinical awareness of specific psychological problems. Therefore, with my continual hunger for scientific inquiry and understanding, I am seeking admission into the graduate program in clinical psychology.

As…… [Read More]

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Career Objectives

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Professional Plans and Career Objectives

Goal Statement for Insert Name

My career mission is to work in a dynamic team-oriented company performing financial analysis and helping to guide key decisions related financial projections that direct capital expenditures. I enjoy the mechanics of small details and insuring compliance to specific budgets, report types and the impact that this type of granularity has on recommendations for major decisions within a company.

My pre-college work experience taught me the differences between customer service, labor, and accounting and finance. The hands-on work I performed in a service industry provided me with an appreciation for customers and the need to efficiently do a good job but this type of career left me without a sense of challenge. Eventually I felt drawn to the back office as I learned that the payments and processing and efficient entry of data surrounding transactions was the lifeblood of the…… [Read More]

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Career Interest Is Accounting Accountancy Is the

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career interest is accounting. Accountancy is the process of evaluating the financial information about business entities to users such as the managers of the shareholders (Elliot, & Elliot, 2004). Accountancy falls into three areas: accounting, bookkeeping, and auditing.

I choose accounting since it will give me a solid employment with a lucrative wage and this is what is important to me. I have also learned that it can be fun in the investigative way if I se it as such. The work conditions are fine -- not too tedious and best of all I can structure them at my convenience. I can work either for an institution or be self-employed. Chances for advancement also depend on myself and, best of all, I can find global opportunities in any and every business..

• Career goals and career strategy

The kind of job that I am most interested in is working in…… [Read More]

References

Accountants and Auditors. Career Information. CollegeGrad.com

Accounting Jobs Today.com Controller | Sample Resume 5

 http://www.accountingjobstoday.com/cm/Resumes/controller5.html 

Alba, J. Vault career guide to accounting. New York: Vault, c2002.
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Career Objective and How Will

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My notable contributions in this capacity include obtaining investment funding and sponsorships, securing a co-production partnership with Storm 360, a leading West African entertainment company, and forging media partnerships with HiTV, Silverbird TV, NN24, and BusinessDay among others. In addition, I established and implemented overall business objectives of becoming a world-class production and broadcast company offering international broadcast content to strengthen the spirit of enterprise and human development throughout Africa and across the globe. Furthermore, I played an integral role in representing company in key business negotiations.

Further, I also played a pivotal leadership role in winning various team-based tasks, including developing and marketing a new fast-food chicken entree for Chicken Republic, planning and executing a hotel redecoration project at Eko Hotel & Suites, presenting a route to market's strategy for West Africa's largest cell phone provider, Celtel, and formulating a marketing strategy for a new energy drink for Nigeria's…… [Read More]

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Career in Architecture Actually Began When I

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career in architecture actually began when I was a child, when with wonder-filled eyes I beheld the designs and finished plans both my parents produced. My father is an architect, the principal in his own company. My mother is a painter and the owner of an interior design firm. Both of my parents' passion for their work inspired me to pursue a career along the same path.

Throughout high school and college, I sought personal, academic, and professional means by which to manifest my dreams, such as taking any courses that were relevant to the field. Because of both school and my parents' presence in my life, professional resources were plentiful for me. I have plenty of visual images imprinted my mind as a result, too. Therefore, my eventual decision to pursue architecture in college naturally stemmed from my early experiences and passion for creativity, form, and function.

My first…… [Read More]

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My Perspective in Nursing

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Nurse Perspective

The profession of nursing offers many different things to many different people. For me, caring and helping people heal has always interested me and has made me feel like I am on the right path I life. The purpose of this essay is to explain my perspectives on nursing and why I feel that this profession is not only of great importance to me and my family, but also positively affecting my community and environment as well. This essay will first show the need for nurses in today's society and how well trained nurses can make a significant impact in the overall quality of life for everyone involved. Also this essay will address Jane Watson's theory of caring as a main academic influence on my nursing approach.

Background

I was born in a relatively poor part of the world in Jamaica where many of the things that are…… [Read More]

References

Courchane, C. (2011). With nurse shortage looming, America needs shot in the arm. The Washington Times, 6 June 2011. Retrieved from  http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/jun/6/with-nurse-shortage-looming-america-needs-shot-in-/?page=all 

Current Nursing (2012). "Jean Watson's Philosophy of Nursing." 26 Jan 2012. Retrieved from  http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/Watson.html 

Rowe, J. (2012). Why Nurses Need More Authority. The Atlantic, 7 May 2012. Retrieved from  http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2012/05/why-nurses-need-more-authority/256798/
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My Goals for the Next Five Years

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Smart Goals

My Goals For The Next Five Years

Setting goals: SMART

Setting goals is an important part of moving forward in life. Martin Luther King Jr. once said: "If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward." Of course, all of us would like to fly forward and reach our goals easily. But often long-term goals take a great deal of work to achieve, and are the cumulation of a series of short-term goals that are undertaken step-by-step. My ultimate personal goal in life is to be a good mother to my son and to financially as well as personally support him on his journey to becoming a pilot while I pay off my house. My long-term academic goal is to complete my major successfully. I am studying to be…… [Read More]

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My Social Impact

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Social Impact

I have always believed that my true purpose is to have a positive impact on the world. To that end, I ascribe to the notion that philanthropy is more than just giving money. I was raised with the belief that I need to help family, friends, and the community so we can all grow together, become successful together, and ultimately, rise together. I believe that this process is how we as a society can move forward and upwards, effecting social change for the betterment of our generation and for posterity.

I am currently in charge of O&M Media, a platform I launched soon after placing as first runner-up on The Apprentice Africa, during which time I met fascinating entrepreneurs, designers, writers, and politicians on a tour across Sub-Saharan and South Africa. I started this company as a way of sharing the unique stories of all of the fascinating…… [Read More]

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Career Path of Being an Entrepreneur in

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career path of being an entrepreneur in the health and fitness industry. In pursuing my career in the field of health and fitness I aim to open a personal training studio that offers the clients personalized care and approach and helps them to stay fit and healthy along with alleviating the stress and pressures of day-to-day life.

As also discussed in detail in part one, my marketing objectives and business plan is quite clear, whereby during the first 12 months of my career I would like to start and own a fitness and training center offering various specialized health and fitness services to my clients. I would also provide my clients with value added services like physical therapy and rehabilitation services.

As far as the three-year approach is considered, after the three years of my business I see myself approaching new markets and expanding my clientele and business in various…… [Read More]

References:

Active Marketing Group (2007). Health Club Industry Review. [report] Active Marketing Group.

Biz Plan Corner (2013). Sample Business Plan. [report] Miami: Biz Plan Corner.

Bizplancorner.com (2013). Sample Fitness Center Business Plan Free | Gym & Health Club Business Plan Example. [online] Retrieved from:  http://www.bizplancorner.com/fitness-business-plan.aspx  [Accessed: 27 Oct 2013].

Fitness.gov (2013). Facts & Statistics - President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. [online] Retrieved from: http://www.fitness.gov/resource-center/facts-and-statistics / [Accessed: 27 Oct 2013].
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My Commitment to Pursue a Career in Nursing

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Commitment to Pursue a Career in Nursing

Commitment, compassion, caring, and concern are the 4C's of nursing, in my view. These attributes are extremely critical in the profession of nursing, as well as in most facets of life, in general (Collins, 2009). A nursing professional's education and training is continuous; it doesn't end after acquiring a bachelor's or associate degree. Continuation of schooling is a personal nursing prerogative. Personally, I am deeply committed to the overall nursing profession and, in particular, to my specialty -- oncology. This, I demonstrate through my goal of lifelong learning. For reinforcing this commitment of mine, I acquired a Master of Nursing degree, which helped expand my knowledge, and ensured a sound grasp of nursing concepts, theories, and frameworks. Through ongoing learning, I have acquired an increased understanding of patients, the way they learn, as well as how I may continue shaping patient education on…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Collins, C. (2009, February 03). Retrieved from A Nurse I am: http://www.anurseiam.com/show_winners.php?winning_nurses_id=26

Giraldo, G. (2013, April). Retrieved from New Careers in Nursing: http://www.newcareersinnursing.org/scholars/essay-contest/winners/gina-giraldo

NT. (2012, October 12). Nursing Education is More Than Just Earning a Degree - See more at: http://www.nursetogether.com/nursing-education-more-just-earning-degree#sthash.4KNjDUux.dpuf. Retrieved from Nurse Together: http://www.nursetogether.com/nursing-education-more-just-earning-degree
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My Family

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Family

I grew up in China, the oldest of two daughters. My family unit, my gender, and my culture all had strong impacts on the way I have lived my life and on the way I live my life now. Who I am now is a direct reflection of my childhood and family of origin. Both my parents were senior electrical engineers. They are strong and hardworking people with positive attitudes. Our household was democratic in its structure. The children were treated with dignity and respect, and in return we gave a lot of respect to our parents. My mom and dad motivated and encouraged both my sister and me. As a result of the mutual love and respect in the household, my childhood was a happy one. I had enough structure in my life, from school and other activities, to develop a sense of self-discipline. My parents encouraged us…… [Read More]

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My Journey to Being a Successful Health Administrator

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Leadership Development Plan

Career Goals

What are my short-term career goals? To be a Health Care Manager

What are my long-term career goals? To become the Director of Healthcare

What are my objectives that I want to accomplish? Getting well educated and obtain the right certifications to increase my knowledge, skills, and competency level in the field of healthcare.

Action plan: What is my overall action plan (step-by-step) to be in future healthcare leader?

Creating a change team by assembling staff members with credibility, expertise, motivation, and authority to drive success (Malloch & O'Grady, 2015).

Engaging in the definition of the opportunity for investment

Setting out objectives for the desired outcomes.

Designing an intervention strategy.

Developing a plan to test the effectiveness of the intervention strategy.

Developing an implementation plan.

Development of a plan for sustained continuous improvement.

Developing a communication plan.

Generation of a written action plan.

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References

American College of Healthcare Executives (2014). Competencies Assessment Tool 2015. ACHE Healthcare Executive. Retrieved from http://www.ache.org/pdf/nonsecure/careers/competencies_booklet.pdf

Malloch, K., O'Grady, T. (2015). The Career Handoff: A Healthcare Leader's Guide to Knowledge & Wisdom Transfer Across Generations. Pennsylvania: Sigma Theta Tau

Wolper, L. (2010). Health Care Administration: Managing Organized Delivery Systems. New York: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
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My Teaching Philosophy in a College Aviation Department

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Teaching Philosophy in a College Aviation Department

The choice of one's profession may come about in various ways for different people. There are those who have dreamt of their professions since childhood and worked hard at achieving their dreams. Others though did not arrive at the decision until they reach college and practiced what they have studied for thereafter. Still there are those who never imagined being in a profession they are at but ended up doing so for one reason or another and excelled in the field. Then there are people who have the enviable position of being able to be who they want to be and at the same time have the chance of imparting the knowledge and wisdom they have with the profession they have been practicing. For my part, I can say that I fall in the category of being able to have the profession I…… [Read More]

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Interview on a Specific Career

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Career Profile: Investigative Reporter

hether it was reading my younger sister's diary or spying on my crazy neighbors whom I was convinced were axe murders, I have always had a natural calling for being a sleuth. In addition to my voyeuristic ways, I am also interested in current events and politics. As a result of these interests, I am interested in a career as an investigative reporter.

I interviewed Jilda Unruh, an Emmy winning investigative reporter at PLG Channel 10 in Miami, FL, for some inside information on her line of work. As for preparation for the field, she said, " A solid, diverse education is more important than any particular major. Investigative reporting covers such a broad spectrum of topics that one must be comfortable in a variety for subjects." Ms. Unruh did not major in journalism, but said the writing and fact-finding skills taught in most undergraduate programs…… [Read More]

Works Cited

"Career Profile: Journalism." The Princeton Review Online.



"The International Consortium of Investigative Reporters." The Center for Public Integrity Project.

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Career Investigation Sonographers Enjoy the

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To register, sonographers must pass a series of tests proving mastery of ultrasound procedures.

At the same time, sonographers can also receive special training from a variety of different venues including specialized programs ancillary to nursing coursework. The most common means of achieving the required certification is via a two-year Associates degree program ("Medical Sonographer Career and Job Information"). Coursework in specialized sonography programs includes ethical issues in health care as well as instruction in anatomy and physiology. Moreover, sonographers must prove they are able to life, push and pull heavy equipment and should be in general good health ("So You ant to Be a Sonographer").

orks Cited

Medical Sonographer Career and Job Information." Career Overview. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at http://www.careeroverview.com/medical-sonographer-career.html

So You ant to be a Sonographer..." Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at http://www.sdms.org/career/career.asp… [Read More]

Works Cited

Medical Sonographer Career and Job Information." Career Overview. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at  http://www.careeroverview.com/medical-sonographer-career.html 

So You Want to be a Sonographer..." Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Retrieved Feb 6, 2008 at http://www.sdms.org/career/career.asp
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Career in Law Enforcement Although

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The U.S. Marshal Service position involves perhaps more dangerous duties than that of the FBI agent. esponsiblities include locating fugitives, going on lengthy assignments that often involve surveillance and stakeouts. Accordingly, essential skills include patience. It is also noted that agents working for the U.S. Marshal Service should be experienced, organized writers who can efficiently file reports. The video also noted that those with experience in law enforcement stand a greater chance of getting hired.

My qualifications for the U.S. Marshal Service position are similar to my strengths regarding the FBI agent position. I am an accomplished, lucid writer and my strong physical build would assist me when engaged on dangerous assignments. Additionally, my itinerant upbringing makes me uniquely qualified for extended, two-week assignments. Although I do not have experience in law enforcement, I feel my skills in other areas more than compensate for this particular deficit.

The ICE Special…… [Read More]

References

German, Mike. (2007). Thinking Like a Terrorist: Insights of a Former FBI Agent. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, Inc.

Blumstein, a., Farrington, D., & Piquero, a.R. (2003). The criminal career paradigm. Crime and Justice, 30, 359-506.
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Career Analysis Walmart and Target

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Career esearch eport

esearching companies is very important when anyone is considering a future career. The two companies researched here will be Wal-Mart and Target, in order to determine which one (if any) would be the best choice for me to work at based on all the factors that are important.

The purpose of the report is to discuss both Wal-Mart and Target, in order to show that the companies have many similarities and differences to be addressed when I am looking for employment. The scope of the research addresses a SWOT analysis, along with other information about the company.

The majority of the data will come from Marketline documents that provide company and SWOT analysis information. Other data comes from the companies' websites and an article written about Wal-Mart's expansion to other countries.

Target is the preferred company to work for, for a variety of reasons. Those reasons will…… [Read More]

References

Hayden, P., Lee, S., McMahon, K., & Pereira, M. (2002). Wal-Mart: Staying on top of the Fortune 500. Corporate Strategy and Public Affairs Lecture. George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management.

Target Stores, Inc. Company Profile (2014). Marketline.

Target. (2014). Target.com. Retrieved from www.target.com.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Company Profile. (2014). Marketline.
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Career Path Career of Interest

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For this reason, contract specialists do not need as rigid a background as, say, a neurologist does. A contract specialist usually develops his or her skills for the job while working for a large organization that engages suppliers in major contractual agreements. Devotion to an organization may precede the decision to become a contract specialist. or, a business student might decide that the communication-oriented nature of contract specialization suits his or her personality. Another person might find that while standard legal careers were disappointing, a career in contract specialization helps bridge the gap between the law, business, and the public sector in ways other occupations cannot possibly do.

Where I Am Now

In relation to the goal of becoming a contract specialist, I am well on my way towards achieving this core career objective. Currently, I am an Army Service member who is becoming familiar with various government-related contractual agreements.…… [Read More]

References

Central Intelligence Agency (CIA 2010). Contract specialist -- Entry level. Retrieved online: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/contract-specialist-entry-level.html

"Contract Specialist," (n.d.). Career Planner. Retrieved online: http://www.careerplanner.com/DOT-Job-Descriptions/CONTRACT-SPECIALIST.cfm

Damewood, C.L. (n.d.). What does a contract specialist do? Wisegeek.com. Retrieved online: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-a-contract-specialist-do.htm

National Institutes of Health (NIH 2010). Contract specialist. Retrieved online: http://www.jobs.nih.gov/positions/admin/contractspec.htm
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Career Investigation Women Philosophy

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Career Possibilities for omen in Philosophy

Philosophy is not a hard science requiring that problems be worked out with formulas and centuries-old givens. The American Philosophical Association says that, "Philosophy is a basic field of inquiry. Its range encompasses ideas and issues in every domain of human existence; and its methods apply to problems of an unlimited variety. The major in philosophy can develop not only philosophical skills and sophistications but also intellectual abilities that are readily applicable to pursuits in everyday social and personal life."

The options open to women in philosophy are nearly endless. Because the study of philosophy develops critical thinking and analytical skills, it provides a background for careers requiring problem-solving, along with the ability to view issues from other perspectives and develop logical arguments with a sensitivity to the values of others. Philosophy can be the starting point for any number of careers. This is…… [Read More]

Works Cited

APA. American Philosophical Association: http://www.apa.udel.edu/apa/publications/texts/major.html

GRE. Graduate Record Exam. http://www.uwosh.edu/departments/philosophy/chartgre.html

Harvard. http://www.law.harvard.edu/Admissions/JD_Admissions/jd_curric.html

Houston. http://www.hbu.edu/Pages/acad/H2Ichrst.html
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Career of Boris Karloff -

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One of the most unique performances of Karloff's career was narrating the Dr. Seues cartoon "How the Grinch Stole Christmas."

In his personal life, Karloff enjoyed playing Cricket, and was actually quite good at it. Karloff was the coach of the UCLA cricket team. He also liked to hike. His wife was not an actress, and they had one daughter together, Sara Jane born in 1938. Karloff was kind-spiritied and generous, donating large amounts of money to charities for children. He was also a charter member of the Screen Actor's Guild, and was quite active in the movement to get safer working conditions for movie actors in the 1930s. After many successful films, he returned to theatrical acting on roadway in 1942, when he starred in the first production of "Arsenic and Old Lace." He also appeared in live performances of "The Linden Tree" and "Peter Pan," in 1951, and…… [Read More]

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Career Goal

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Career Goals

Please discuss how you plan to achieve your short-term and long-term career goals. What challenges will you face and how will you leverage your professional and academic experiences to achieve these goals?

My very first short-term goal is to secure an admission into graduate school for a master in finance program, where I intend to enhance my current knowledge and build professional networks that will steer me to a supervisory position in the Structured Finance Group of an established financial institution such as Latham & Watkins or Sandler & O'Neill. I look forth to supervising a group of between 5 and 8 by the end of my degree program. This will not only give me an opportunity to market my skills within the company and beyond, but will also be a door-opener for the realization of my middle-term goal, which is to be the leader of the structured…… [Read More]

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Career Plans in the Course

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I am particularly interested in the students who have challenges, either educationally or behaviorally. I feel that by working to develop new assessment tools it will be possible to further evaluate the skills and abilities for these students which may previously have been unavailable to us. I look forward to working with teachers, parents and students in order to formulate tools which will help students get the most out school.

Educational psychology is an excellent career move for me. I have experience working with children who have autism, high school students, and my personality seemed to be a good fit in what can be a challenging and rewarding environment. I think my current education and work experience melds nicely into my hopes to work in a research capacity, designing evaluations, analyzing and interpreting data and presenting coherent results. While I do not consider myself a linear thinking, I believe that…… [Read More]

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Promise to My Partner That I Would

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promise to my partner that I would complete my education, get my bachelors degree and that I would go forth, and rise through the ranks, with him to become at least a Lieutenant in the detective bureau.

My reasons for attending AMU.

Promotional opportunities

Squad leader

Still receive overtime pay

Career Interview

Introduce commanding officer

Awards and recognition

Suitability for Lieutenant

Benefits of position

CAEE ESSAY

The purpose of this paper is to introduce and discuss the career I am hoping to work in. Since I already work in my chosen field, I will cover some of my accomplishments so far, and what I hope to accomplish with my promotion to Lieutenant. On September 11, 2001, I was on the initial response team to the World Trade Center. My partner Detective Joe Vigiano was killed as well as three members of my unit. On the same morning at about 0600,…… [Read More]

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Motivation for Career Change Over Time the

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Motivation for Career Change

Over time, the manner in which different people define success tends to change, and this has certainly been the case with me. Despite the challenges that are involved, I have become highly motivated to make a change in my career that will help fulfill my revised definition of personal and professional success. In this regard, for the past several years, I have been studying clinical medicine and successfully completed my bachelor's degree at Yunyang Medical College in this program of study in mid-2008. Following the completion of my bachelor's degree at Yunyang Medical College, I was employed as an intern at the Weifang Maternal and Child Health Hospital where I gained valuable practical experience in hospital paper-based and computerized administration as well as various treatment protocols. While I found these healthcare experiences to be illuminating and fulfilling, there was something missing. As a result, I came…… [Read More]

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Professional Career Action Plan I Am Student

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Professional Career Action Plan

I am student majoring in science at the University of Phoenix. Upon my graduation I would like to use my skills to make a different in the communities that I serve and also in my home community. These are the main factors that I will consider during the period of advancing my career. My career development will be guided by several goals each of them will take varying periods to achieve.

However the most important of all is for be to make an impact for humanity over the period that I will be working in the health sector. I have made several consideration and also put in mind that I will first have to start at a particular point and slowly progress through my career to become a highly qualified and successful person in the health care sector will I believe will also be essential for…… [Read More]

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Rothwell, W.J. (2005). Career planning and succession management: Developing your organization's talent -- for today and tomorrow. Westport, Ct: Praeger Publishers.

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Powers, P. (2005). Winning job interviews: Reduce interview anxiety, outprepare the other candidates, land the job you love. Franklin Lakes: Career Press.
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Family Influenced Your Career Direction in Both

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family influenced your career direction in both subtle and direct ways?

My grandparents, parents and siblings have all influenced my career direction in direct and indirect (but sometimes not so subtle) ways. For instance, my paternal grandfather always insisted that I should attend college and "make something of myself" because he never had the opportunity. Likewise, my maternal grandmother consistently encouraged me to pursue a career in art because I liked to draw and once drew a picture when I was 10 years old that looked vaguely like her (she still has it framed and hung on her bedroom wall). My father is adamant that I should become some type of professional ("It doesn't matter what kind, just learn how to do something people will pay you a lot of money to do"). In addition, my older brother (a certified public accountant with an insurance company) has encouraged me to…… [Read More]

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Military Career

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Military Career as a Single Mom

Few challenges are as difficult as those faced by a single mother. These women have to juggle their careers, studies, or personal pursuits with the continuous and selfless care of her children and their needs. Often, this entails such a person denying herself to provide for her children. Without a partner to help, time and money can both be very constrained. In my case, many may consider my decision to pursue a military career even while I am a single mom as a little crazy, at the very least. However, this is an important decision I have made both for myself and my children. It has affected my life in important ways, including the way I feel about myself, the way I care for my children, and the outlook I have on the future.

My decision to pursue a military career has significantly affected…… [Read More]

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Education Essential to My Success Since Returning

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education essential to my success. Since returning to school at XXX College of XXX, I have worked very hard to not only learn all I could from the courses, but to apply my knowledge to my professional life. Because my profession is in the financial industry, I believe that the degree program in Management Studies will be very helpful.

Unfortunately, I had to leave school because I was no longer able to afford tuition. I went into the workforce so that I could earn money for college and reflect on what I wanted from my university experience. I was very shy and reserved in my early college years and found it difficult to find my way in large universities. Because I came from a small private all girls' school, I was out of my comfort zone while attending a large university.

The working world taught me some lessons. I learned…… [Read More]

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Tracy Sanchez My Name Is Tracy Sanchez

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Tracy Sanchez

My name is Tracy Sanchez. I currently live in Secane, Pennsylvania. It was a couple of years ago, in my mid-thirties, when my life took a dramatic turn. I had worked at a company for fourteen years when the company downsized. The downsizing forced me to do two difficult things, change occupations and take a cut in salary. I found a job as an Administrative Assistant at The American College.

The American College is unique in that it specializes in financial services, offering students designations, such as Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Leadership Fellow (CLF), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC). The college is also different in that it offers students a way to learn outside of the traditional classroom (distance learning). Students earn their designations when they pass a computerized examination.

Being in the academic environment…… [Read More]

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Pursuing a Career in Social Work and

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pursuing a career in social work and how such choice has been affected by my basic personality and life experiences. In performing this examination, an attempt to compare the reasons for my choice with the underlying philosophies of the profession has been made. A review of the NASW ethical code is an important resource source in the preparation of this paper.

Choosing one's career is one of life's most difficult decisions (Montmarquette). Some make the decision early in life while others find themselves wandering about well into their adulthood. Others change careers a number of times before ultimately deciding upon their life's work. How that decision is made varies in as many ways as there are career choices and the factors that individuals depend upon for making their decisions are also varied. The influence of others, a personal assessment of one's skills or interests, or even the amount training or…… [Read More]

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National Association of Social Workers (1996). Code of ethics of the National Association of Social Workers, Washington, D.C.

Meagher, G. (2004). Modernising Social Work and the Ethics of Care. Social Work and Society, 1-32.

Montmarquette, C. (2002). How do young people choose college majors? Economics of Education Review, 543-556.

Spano, R. (2007). What is sacred when personal and professional values collide. Journal of Social Work Values & Ethics, 488-500.
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Hesitant to Pursue a Career in Business

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Hesitant to Pursue a Career in Business

Whom it May Concern

Re: Why I Am Hesitant to Pursue a Career in Business

In a tough economy, most people would probably take any job they can get after they graduate from college. However, as it comes closer to graduation, I find I'm becoming more and more hesitant when I think about launching a career in business. That's because it seems there are so many unethical companies out there, that will do anything to make money, even if it kills people in the process. I'm not talking just about Enron and AIG here, who preyed on their customers and ruined the lives of many of their investors and employees. I'm talking about companies that knowingly engage in unethical business practices, just because they can. Look at the Chinese company that included melamine in its pet food, and killed hundreds of innocent pets.…… [Read More]

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Detail Five-Year Plan for Career Including Jobs

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Detail Five-Year Plan for Career, Including Jobs You Want, How Leverage Education and How Prepare Yourself for This Path.

Experience has taught me that despite one's best intentions sometimes the unexpected evolves. Taking this into consideration I gladly outline my five-year goals understanding that unexpected events or circumstances may change my path slightly, but ultimately not interfere with my primary purpose, which is to develop and manage my own company.

In the next five years I plan to acquire the professional skills and experience needed to start my own information-systems business in the global economic market. To facilitate this dream I intend on seeking employment with Wall Street in a position that will endow me with practical knowledge in product development within the international finance market. I plan to acquire a position that will teach me how to market products successfully so I can translate these skills into solid business…… [Read More]

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Attend Xxxx University to Further My Professional

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attend XXXX University to further my professional career goals, and use my nternational skills to further my current career in accounting. wish to enroll in XXXX and complete a dual degree MBA concentration in Finance and nternational Business. believe learning the concepts of nternational Business will aid my career in the long-term, and believe XXXX is the best school to help me reach my goals. My short-term goal is to attend XXXX for a few years in the part time PMBA program, to gain knowledge of all the skills and techniques need to obtain my PMBA degree. My long-term goals are to work for a global corporation such as Dupont and eventually obtain a higher-level management job. hope when the opportunity arises, will go to China and become a branch manager oversea using the skills and instruction realized at XXXX.

A received my BS in Accounting in 2003 from Goldey-Beacom…… [Read More]

I have been working in the accounting field since 2001, and I find it both challenging and interesting. I have completed a variety of different accounting tasks during my varying employment, and feel that my background in accounting will help me with the financial and business concepts I will be learning as I complete my graduate work.

I have chosen XXXX University for a variety of reasons, but foremost is the University's national and international reputation. The LeBow School of Business was recently ranked among the top Executive MBA programs - 30th in the nation and 56th worldwide, and I would be proud to attend such a highly ranked school. I feel XXXX and its reputation would add another dimension to my educational experience, and certainly aid my career goals for the future.

A realize that accomplishing my goals will be a challenge, but I look forward to completing my education at XXXX, and continuing on with my chosen career path. My outside interests vary, and I am currently a member of the International Business Association in anticipation of my graduate work. I look forward to attending XXXX, and to completing my educational goals in the XXXX MBA program.
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Five-Year Development Plan A Career

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The significance of career training programs i.e. formal and non-formal educational measures help in quality development of personnel and promoting the achievement of career goals and objectives as well as success in the field.

Conclusion:

The hospitality and hotel management industry provides numerous opportunities for individual development and success. Notably, success in this industry depends on the formal and informal career training and educational programs that an individual receives. These programs help in career development and management in relation to current and future career goals. Therefore, career development plan is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities obtained from these training programs.

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"Career Development Plan." (2007). Success through People. etrieved from Nova Scotia Government website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/psc/pdf/hrCentre/resources/ode/CareerDevelopmentPlanGuide.pdf

Ladkin, a. & Juwaheer, T.D. (2000). The Career Paths of Hotel General Managers in Mauritius. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 12(2), 119-125.

Vujic, V., Becic, E. & Crnjar, K. (2008). Trends and…… [Read More]

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"Career Development Plan." (2007). Success through People. Retrieved from Nova Scotia Government website: http://www.gov.ns.ca/psc/pdf/hrCentre/resources/ode/CareerDevelopmentPlanGuide.pdf

Ladkin, a. & Juwaheer, T.D. (2000). The Career Paths of Hotel General Managers in Mauritius. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 12(2), 119-125.

Vujic, V., Becic, E. & Crnjar, K. (2008). Trends and the Need for New Professions and Forms of Education in Tourism and Hotel Management. Tourism and Hospitality Management, 14(1), 199-209.

Vokic, N.P. (2008). The Role of Training and Development in Hotel Industry Success -- the Case of Croatia. Acta Turistica, 20(1), 1-144.
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Disciplines My Writing for a

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Remembering riting, Remembering Reading

Conclusion -- My riting

This chapter (4) embraces the way in which people become literate. The author interviewed a wide variety of people with wildly diverse literacy experiences, and interestingly, many of those interviewed reflected that early writing experiences involved "feelings of loneliness, secrecy and resistance" (p. 94). The focus in this essay is on reading, but also on writing; what a person takes from this essay is that there are many ways to influence a child to begin writing, and it usually is launched from the reading experience. Yes, I write like I talk, but that is because I haven't really put my nose to the grindstone of learning what goes into a well-written essay or article. How do you influence an adult to become adept at writing well? It has to come not just from the heart, but also from the soul and the…… [Read More]

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Brandt, Deborah. "Literacy in American Lives: Living and Learning in a Sea of Change." In

Literacy and Learning: Reflections on Writing, Reading, and Society. San Francisco:

Jossey-Bass, 2009.

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Share My Culmination of My

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With my food industry experience, coupled with logistics management and business principles, this path is a logical progression in my career.

Personal Story: Reflection & Triumph

In reflecting over my personal and professional life, I become overwhelmed with an attitude of gratitude that depicts my well-traveled road. When asked about my previous employers, current job, or perhaps the prospect of a new job, I remember… Remembering my early days in Chicago with gang violence and drug-infested neighborhoods still pricks my heart. I remember how my parents sacrificed everything for me so that I may have a better life, a better school, a better neighborhood, and a better environment that was conducive to my personal and professional growth. I remember, my days of playing sports wondering as to how my life would evolve and the person that I would become. I remember disappointment about not being accepted into my college of…… [Read More]

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Nurse I Believe That My Education and

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Nurse

I believe that my education and my professional experience in management genres, in healthcare -- including working as a nursing assistant and in homecare environments -- and in business have prepared me well for a career in nursing. After reviewing my qualifications and my skill set -- revealing that I have a history of competent, dependable involvement in worthy vocations -- and the extent of my career interests, I believe it will be clear that I am well positioned for a career as a practical nurse.

Reasons that justify my Goal of becoming a Practical Nurse

First of all, I am very familiar with a number of pivotal aspects of medicine and healthcare and have worked extensively in the industry. I have an Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy (1992) from the California College of Health Sciences through St. Joseph's Hospital in Minot, North Dakota. As a respiratory therapist at…… [Read More]

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Accounting CPA Ideas 1- My Story I

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ccounting CP. Ideas 1- My story: I a young, my father gave responsibility manage budget house. School I control budget Volunteer

Personal statement: Why I want to obtain an MSc in ccounting

Ever since I was young, I have had the responsibility of balancing a budget. My father encouraged me to manage some of the household finances, and by the time I was selected in school to oversee the treasury of the volunteer club, I felt very comfortable and confident with bookkeeping. Majoring in accounting when I went to college seemed like a natural extension of my interests and aptitudes. I graduated with a B.. In accounting from King Saud University in 2009. However, even then I knew that obtaining a B.. was only the first step in gaining mastery of the profession. I already knew I wanted to go on to get my MSc in ccounting but decided to…… [Read More]

After graduating, I obtained a job at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, where I am currently employed. I am charged with supervising the Agency's financial statements and the accounting details of insurance companies. My work has enabled me to put my academic knowledge into practice, and has been a constant, daily education in the need for rigor, efficiency, and wide and deep knowledge of international accounting standards and ethics. But like all positive experiences, my work life has also showed me what I do not know about the accounting field. I wish to gain a broader and more flexible skill set to be better able to cope with the demands of the profession. The profession is changing at a rapid rate. I have been amazed how quickly my nation and the world have evolved in terms of accounting standards and ethics since 2009.

My work experience whetted my appetite for more knowledge about the field of accounting. I have come to better understand the different ways in which modern global business demands new forms of accounting and monitoring business processes. Government regulations are constantly changing regarding how financial statements must be prepared, as are the needs of businesses in the new global economy. Accountants must meet these challenges head-on, and obtaining my MSc would better equip me to do so. Becoming a part of a formal MSc program would also connect me with a network of fellow professions, whose diverse work experiences would instruct me.

I have chosen to purse an MSc in Accounting at University which emphasizes team-based learning and will offer a flexible curriculum so I can tailor my education to my needs. I believe that I have enough experience to know how to guide my education, while supported by the outstanding faculty of the school. Because of my experiences I am confident I would be an asset to any classroom. I would be able to offer my knowledge to support what was being taught in class with real-life experiences. After obtaining my MSc, I intend to become a CPA and open my own business. Obtaining an MSc would give me the knowledge and platform to act independently as an accountant and to serve in my profession to the maximum extent of my abilities. Much as I have enjoyed working for a government agency, I believe it is in private practice where my full ambitions can be realized. My MSc would thus also give me a needed grounding in managerial theory that I would require to manage my own office of fellow accounting professionals.
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Working Within Your Profession Which Quadrant Do

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working within your profession, which quadrant do you feel that you most often operate in? Why? What could you do to train yourself to think in another quadrant?

It is not surprising that most people tend to rely on a comfortable skill set in the day-to-day work that places them squarely in one of Hermann's quadrants or another. After all, people manage to achieve some degree of success in the workplace by using what they know and likely rely on standardized, fairly routine approaches to problem solving and management. Some situations, though, tend to evoke a different thinking approach, but these are typically anomalies and people quickly return to their comfortable quadrant for other purposes.

In my profession, most operations are in the "C" quadrant because I am a methodical individual who prefers a linear, step-by-step approach to problem solving. This is not to say, of course, that other styles…… [Read More]

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