Career planning final project

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Career planning final project

  1. 1. Career Planning Final Project By: Alexandra Tammaro
  2. 2. My Personality <ul><li>Birkman Test : Red and Yellow </li></ul><ul><li>Red: prefers to work with facts </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow: organized </li></ul><ul><li>Holland Code : R E S </li></ul><ul><li>Realistic, Enterprising, Social </li></ul>
  3. 3. My Top Career <ul><li> Personal Finance Manager </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic facts about my Career <ul><li>Sells Financial Products such as stocks and bonds </li></ul><ul><li>Analyzing financial information and tries to meet the clients objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Create Financial Plans that coincide with what people are looking for </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Investigate Investment opportunities </li></ul>
  5. 5. Skills Needed for this Career <ul><li>Persuasion: convince people to buy </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking: analyze information </li></ul><ul><li>Decision making: weighing opportunity costs and come to reasonable conclusions </li></ul><ul><li>Social Skills: ability to communicate with people </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pay, Outlook, Projections <ul><li>Pay : $68,200 annually </li></ul><ul><li>Outlook : according to the bureau of labor statistics in 2008 there was 208,000 employed in the United States and there is expected to be 83,000 job openings between 2008-2018. </li></ul><ul><li>Projection : This growth is much faster than average </li></ul>
  7. 7. Related Jobs <ul><li>Cost Estimators: tries to figure out how much tangible and intangible items will cost </li></ul><ul><li>Tax preparers: Prepares taxes for people and businesses </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Buyers: purchases products for businesses </li></ul>
  8. 8. Professional Associations to join <ul><li>National Association of Personal Financial Advisors: committed to advancement of financial planners across the country </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Planning Association: Provides resources, tips, etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Career Path <ul><li>4 Year College </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Internships </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate School </li></ul><ul><li>Join professional organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Network and search for employment in the financial field </li></ul><ul><li>Eventually open my own financial planning company </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why I Choose this path <ul><li>I think this career path will be most beneficial in becoming a financial planner. </li></ul><ul><li>Although no formal college education is needed to become a financial planner, I feel that it will help me learn more about the industry and better prepare me for the real world. </li></ul><ul><li>Lastly, if financial planning does not work out from me I will still have my college eduation to fall back on </li></ul>
  11. 11. Resources <ul><li>http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos302.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos302.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fpanet.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.napfa.org/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://tammarocareers.wordpress.com/my-career-project/ </li></ul>

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