Assignment Detail:- Career Research Report
The purpose of this task is to research three industries in which you are interested- This will enable a better understanding of what is required of you for each industry and give you direction for your career-
You must submit a career research report which requires you to research and report on three -3- industries you are interested in and discuss the following sections for each industry-
The following sections must be covered:
Section 1:You are required to research three specific fields of employment in your discipline that you are interested in pursuing a career in-
Your research should be undertaken with respect to the discussion of all aspects of the ‘field' including the following: the nature of the work, the environment, the education, skills, training and personality traits required to be successful, average salaries, the labour market outlook, related positions and typical employers- Sources to use include books, periodicals, newspapers, professional journals, trade journals and websites-
Section 2:This section of the assignment requires you to research a specific employer in each ‘field' you have researched in section 1-
You are required to include the following in your report: the nature of the employer including the size of the organisation, its history, the organisational structure, its culture and/or mission, branches or subsidiaries, clients or customers, products or services, opportunities for promotion, etc- Most medium to large size organisations have this information on their website- However, you are encouraged to research information from other resources other than the organisation itself-
Section 3:A description of the typical career path one follows as he/she advances in this career- What is an entry-level position???? What are other names of entry-level positions???? Is there more than one path one could take???? What are the middle to upper-level positions???? What qualifications are required????
Section 4:Your reflection on the above three sections- For instance, reflect on how well you think you would fit in with this employer- Describe your satisfaction in working in the career field you have investigated- How has this research confirmed or changed your plans and why???? Are there any areas in which you need to continue to develop skills???? Which aspects of the field/position do you like/dislike and why????
Which aspects/characteristics do/do not fit???? Refer to the exercises completed on interests, skills, and values- Specifically state how there is, or is not a match among these- Thorough and thoughtful analysis is critical to this section- Give specifics!
Attachment:- Career Research Report-rar
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