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Three jobs powerpoint

  1. 1. Career Planning Project By: Alex Muniz
  2. 2. <ul><li>-Analyze statistical information to estimate mortality, accident, sickness, disability, and retirement rates. </li></ul><ul><li>-Give advice to clients/work as a consultant on a contract basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Make probability tables for things like fires, natural disasters, and unemployment, based on analysis of statistical data and other pertinent information. </li></ul><ul><li>-Testify before public agencies on proposed legislation affecting businesses. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Knowledge of an Actuary: <ul><li>Mathematics topics such as algebra, arithmetic, calculus, geometry, statistics, and their applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, analysis, and reporting of financial data. </li></ul><ul><li>Computers and electronics: circuit boards, processors, chips, and computer hardware and software. </li></ul><ul><li>Structure of the English language like how words are pronounced, spelling, origin, rules of composition, and grammar. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Skills of an Actuary <ul><li>Mathematics to solve problems </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying strengths and weakness of different solutions, conclusions, or approaches to different by problems by logic and reasoning. </li></ul><ul><li>Choosing the most appropriate potential action based on the relative costs and benefits. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading comprehension and understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Abilities of an Actuary <ul><li>Solving problems by choosing the right mathematical formula or method </li></ul><ul><li>Add, subtract, multiply, and divide quickly and correctly. </li></ul><ul><li>Put general rules with specific problems to come up with an answer that makes sense. </li></ul><ul><li>Combine pieces of information to come up with a whole answer. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Interests of an Actuary <ul><li>Conventional </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising </li></ul>
  7. 7. Related Occupations <ul><li>Cost Estimators </li></ul><ul><li>Accountants </li></ul><ul><li>Assessors </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Analyst </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Work environment for an actuary is at a desk. Their offices are usually pleasant and comfortable. Most actuaries work 40 hours a week, but those in consulting type jobs may be required to travel and work over 4o hours. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, there were 19,700 jobs for actuaries and about 55% of them were employed by insurance companies. In 2018, it is projected to jump 21% to 23,900. </li></ul><ul><li>The median annual wage for actuaries in 2008 was $84,810. The middle 50 percent earned between $62,020 and $119,110. The lowest 10 percent had wages less than $49,150, while the top 10 percent earned more than $160,780. </li></ul>Additional Information
  9. 9. <ul><li>Study economic data in areas such as finance, labor, or agriculture. </li></ul><ul><li>Give advice and consultation on economic relationships to businesses, public and private agencies, and other employers. </li></ul><ul><li>Gather, analyze, and create a report data to explain economic phenomena and forecast market trends. </li></ul><ul><li>Formulate recommendations, policies, or plans to solve economic problems or to interpret markets. </li></ul>Economist
  10. 10. Knowledge of Economist <ul><li>Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of English language, how to pronounce words, structure and content, meaning and spelling of words, and rules of composition. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Skills of an Economist <ul><li>Talking to others and being able to convey information clearly. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading comprehension and being able to understand written sentences and paragraphs. </li></ul><ul><li>Giving full attention to other people and not interrupting them. </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying difficult problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Abilities of an Economist <ul><li>Ability to communicate ideas and information through speaking. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to listen and comprehend information spoken by someone else. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to read and comprehend information and ideas through writing. </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to communicate ideas and information through speaking. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Interests of an Economist Related Occupations <ul><li>Investigative </li></ul><ul><li>Conventional </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising </li></ul><ul><li>Purchasing Manager </li></ul><ul><li>Accountant </li></ul><ul><li>Auditor </li></ul><ul><li>Budget Analyst </li></ul>| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |
  14. 14. Additional Information <ul><li>Economists have structured work schedules. They work alone a lot, writing reports, preparing statistical charts, and using computers, but they can also be an important part of a research team. </li></ul><ul><li>There were 14,600 jobs for Economists in 2008. Fifty-three percent of the Economists employed for employed by the Government, whether it was local, state, or federal. The remaining jobs were spread throughout private industry. By 2018, it is projected to increase by 6% up to 15,500. </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual wage of economists were $83,590 in 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $59,390 and $113,590. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $44,050, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $149,110. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Financial Analyst - Use computer spreadsheets, make graphs and charts in order to illustrate technical reports - Give investment decisions by analyzing financial information to forecast business, industry, or economic conditions. - Monitor development in the field of industrial technology, business, finance, and economic theory. - Interpret data on price, yield, stability, future investment-risk trends, economic influences, and other factors affecting investment programs.
  16. 16. Knowledge of Financial Analyst <ul><li>Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking and the analysis and reporting of financial data. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Skills of a Financial Analyst <ul><li>Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Talking to others to convey information effectively. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Abilities of a Financial Analyst <ul><li>The ability to read, understand, and communicate information and ideas presented in writing. </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to listen to, understand, and communicate information and ideas through speaking </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. </li></ul><ul><li>The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions This includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Interests Related Occupations | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | <ul><li>Conventional </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprising </li></ul><ul><li>Accountants </li></ul><ul><li>Auditors </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Analysts </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Financial Advisors </li></ul>
  20. 20. Additonal Information <ul><li>Financial analysts usually work in offices. They may work long hours, travel frequently to visit companies or potential investors, and face the pressure of deadlines. Much of their research must be done after office hours because their days are filled with telephone calls and meetings. </li></ul><ul><li>In 2008, there were 250,600 jobs for a Financial Analyst. It is projected to increase by 20% in 2018, up to 300,300. </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual wages of financial analysts were $73,150 in 2008. The middle 50 percent earned between $54,930 and $99,100. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $43,440, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $141,070. Annual performance bonuses are quite common and can be a significant part of their total earnings. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Most Appealing Career: Financial Analyst <ul><li>I have a lot of the skills and abilities needed for this profession. </li></ul><ul><li>The knowledge necessary are things that interest me and things that I have wanted to learn about. </li></ul><ul><li>There is projection for a high job opportunity by 2018. </li></ul>

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