Personal Essay on Career essays

             I have often heard that a satisfying career is the key to a happy and

            

fulfilled life since it enables an individual to achieve a feeling of well-

            

being, on an economic, social, and psychological level. While, no doubt,

            

there is a great deal of merit in the preceding observation, I personally

            

believe that an equally important benefit lies in the very act of seeking

            

to build a satisfying career. The basis of my belief stems from the fact

            

that working towards obtaining career satisfaction helps a person realize

            

her or his fullest potential by virtue of taking on the toughest of

            

challenges and dreaming the biggest of dreams. Indeed, with the right kind

            

of mind-set the sky can well prove to be the limit for an individual’s

            

personal and professional aspirations. However, as I will attempt to

            

demonstrate in this paper, building a satisfying career requires ambition,

            

planning, and the foundation of a good college education.

            

My own ambition to seek a more satisfying and personally fulfilling

            

career was, in fact, fueled by my present job as a customer service

            

representative of an Insurance company. For, it was here that I realized my

            

desire to make a greater contribution to organizational management and

            

strategy. This is not to say that I have not learned a great deal from my

            

current job. On the contrary, I have learned a lot about customer needs vis-

            

ƃ -vis Insurance products and services and just how these are currently

            

being met or not being met. Indeed, it is precisely these kind of insights,

            

which led me to dream of a day when I would be in a position to actively

            

lead a team working on product, service, or organizational design projects.

            

I realized, however, that I could only achieve my dreams by working towards

            

a career path in mainline management, which was beyond the growth potential

            

Since I was well aware of the import of the career decision I was

            

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *