Focus 2 Career Reflection Paper

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Focus 2 Assignment – Reflection Upon completing the Focus 2 career assessment program, I am quite impressed at the quality of information it presents. It allowed me to not only look at careers that would fit my personality, but also those that take into consideration the fields I am already interested in. Also, as with any form of self-assessment, there were strengths and weaknesses that I did not expect based on how I feel I live my life currently. Beginning chronologically, the program had me complete two subjective, current measures of my professional career. Specifically, the Career Planning Readiness results were some I found a bit embarrassing, given I really have not done a lot to investigate the career I foresee as much as I should. I have concluded that it is a tricky balance to focus on school while also looking beyond consistently. As a result, I have noticed myself increasingly trying to find more information about physical therapy, but I know my best resource would be physical observations of their services. The Academic Strengths portion …show more content…

Rather than tying me to one side, like independent or social, it incorporated both in a very normal way, which was a relief to find. The summary suggested fields such as teaching, counseling, psychology, religion, health, and some arts. Fortunately, health was included, which I am interested in, so I decided to investigate their informational page on physical therapy to make some comparisons. I was pleased to find among a long list of skills, all three of mine were included, as well as two of my values. There was also an interest score graph, comparing strengths of my interests to those of a PT. Mine were very similar except for the ‘realistic’ category, which I attribute to being hands-on. While I tend to not be in general, I am when it comes to physical activity and wellness

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