Career Research Paper : Career

1677 Words Nov 5th, 2014 7 Pages

Career Research Paper
Alex Labanon
California State University, Sacramento


Nick Carter once said, “It 's like Forrest Gump said, 'Life is like a box of chocolates. ' Your career is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you 're going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That 's the exciting part - it 's an adventure in itself”. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker currently holds ten different jobs before age forty, and this number is projected to grow. Forrester Research predicts that today 's youngest workers will hold twelve to fifteen jobs in their lifetime. In class we received an assignment about career planning. I constantly dream about living in a huge house with two cars, and working in San Diego as a Family Counselor. In this assignment we assess our career aspirations, and possibly alternative career paths. I filled out three worksheets for my assignment; Natural Talents, Interests Checklist, and Exploring Your Day Dreams. In filling in the natural talents worksheet, I identified that I am an athlete, a great writer, and a critical thinker. This worksheet expanded my possible…

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