Running head: ASPIRATIONS Career Aspirations Jessica Hebdon Bryant & Stratton College June 10, 2009 There are certain qualities that I will need for my future career aspiration. There are some personal strengths that will help suit me for my chosen career. There are necessary skills that I must possessto help me work well with others. Knowing what those skills are will help me maximize my talents and my strengths. In addition, knowing what role effective intrapersonal and interpersonal communication play will also help me in my future success. My future career aspiration is to be a legal administrative assistant.
I would like to work for a lawyer with an option to do research, and type up legal documents for him/her. Another option that I would like available to me is a chance to run their office for them. In other words, I would like a job that will give me an opportunity to advance in my workplace. A strength that I find to be my most important one is being anachiever. This means that I possess a great deal of stamina and work hard at everything that I do. I take great satisfaction from being busy and productive. Another strength that I find important is that I am a learner.
This means that I have a great desire to learn and want to continuously improve on whatever I am doing and improve myself as well. The process of learning at times excites memore than what the outcome maybe. I also possess self-assurance as strength. That means that I feel Iam confident in my ability to manage my life and work. I possess aninner compass that gives me my confidence that my decisions are right. I also have a belief that makes my core values unchanging and helps me have a defined purpose for life. My values help me work hard to achieve my own standard, whichwill help me in my chosen career path.
Another strength that Ipossess is a maximizer. With this strength, I focus on my strengths as a way to stimulate personal growth and group excellence. I seek to transform something strong into something superb. I find this strength to be the most effective out of all of the strengths that I posses. I feel that this strength will help me the most in life and at a job. There are necessaryknowledge, skills and behaviors that you must possess to work effectively with others. The knowledge that I will need for my chosen career is knowledge of computers, communication systems and knowledge of New York State laws.
The skill that I feel I need more knowledge on is the actual knowledge of New York State laws. You need to have good human relation skills to work in an office. There will be times that a person will have to deal with someone who is very rude and upset. She/he willhave to keep calm and try to calm the other person down. Being able to communicate effectively will help in this situation, in a job and in life as well. With being able to communicate, it will help me with my interpersonal communications. It will help me better communicate with people that I will deal with on a day-to-day basis.
Knowing what intrapersonal communication is will help me better to understand what I would like to say before I say anything. With my personal strengths and skills, I feel that they will be a great assistto my future career choice. They will help me excel in my job and further my career path. Knowing what skills and knowledge is necessary for my chosen career will also help me succeed in my career. I feel that I have chosen the right path to further add to my strengths and help with the necessary skills that I will need for my chosen career and it will help me in my life as well.