Career Interests Profiler and Competencies

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Career Interests Profiler and Competencies Walter E. Tuttle BCOM/275 May 3, 2014 C. Michael Cattermole, MS Career Interests Profiler and Competencies Through completing the career interest profiler I was able to see that I am best suited to be a supervisor or top executive. This was not something that came as a surprise to me as I am now at the halfway point in my career. I am in the position of a supervisor at a large mutual fund company. Most of my career has been spent managing a team of people or overseeing a company’s day-to-day business operations as their general manager. The competencies exercise revealed my top strengths to be leading, cooperating, coping with pressure, networking, taking initiative and innovating. I am someone who enjoys leading and developing others to achieve results. I can improve upon my critical thinking skills by knowing my strengths and accepting my weaknesses. This will also help with evaluating arguments in a meaningful way. When one knows their competencies they can step up and utilize their strengths and leverage others when needed. With my strength for leading and taking initiative, I can take command of a situation while working well with others to critically think through ideas and discuss the quality of the arguments and evaluate potential solutions. My ability to cope with pressure can help me to maintain a calm atmosphere for the group. I possess the ability to network well and that will allow me to seek out others to obtain their point of view. Being innovative will also help with assessing arguments through critical thinking. I will be able to challenge the traditional methods and ideas within the group as well as seeing the value of opposing thoughts. Now that I have a better understanding of my career interests and competencies, I hope to continue on my path to success. I can
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