Career Essay

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Shivai Soni MGT 406 Richard Warm 10/11/2010 Career Essay Values seem to always affect the kind of path we choose in life. The biggest decision our values affect is the career path we choose to follow and the way we decide to approach it. Our life is based on certain core values and these values make us who we are as a person. It is important for me to stick to my core values in order to have that satisfying life I desire. Though my core values vary, these are some of my values that drives me as an individual- Achievement, Adventure, Cheerful, Competitiveness, Courageous, Creativity, Family happiness, Freedom, Health, Power, Recognition and Wealth. If you look closely at my values, you might see a co relation among all of them. They…show more content…
Like one of my key values state I like an adventurous life, and for me an adventure comes through a challenging life. I’m the guy who likes to face a new task everyday, I hate the same kind of work piled up on me everyday. The fact that people in this category seem to change jobs sticks true to me as well. I’ve had my share of jobs, I love to start a new but most of them always seem to get boring and monotonous after a while. I want a job that’ll keep me busy and engaged. Talking about jobs, there are so many different kind of career paths in my mind. Graduation is a little scary because I feel I will be restricted to this one job that I might not like in the long run. So here are a few fantasy jobs I would want to have- owner of a gym, own a night club, work for the purchase department at P&G, work as a FBI agent and I guess my last fantasy job would be becoming a pro basket ball player. If you look at all my fantasy jobs they deeply relate to my core values of living an adventurous and healthy life. These also relate to my career anchors of pure challenge and entrepreneurial creativity, this clear through the fact that the first two jobs are owning my own business, and the rest of them have a sense of challenge for me. The first job I would really like to work would be owning a gym. I love to workout and love the feeling of being my own boss. I believe this job would give me the satisfaction of both. I strongly believe that if I

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