As you begin to consider your career goals, it is important to clarify your specific needs and interests. In most instances, you cannot get the job you want if you aren’t clear about what you are searching for as well as the types of jobs for which you qualify. In order to identify the types of positions you are most interested in (or most qualified for), conducting industry research is important. The work you put forth now will provide a large return of investment; the more clearly you can identify your goals, the greater your chances of fulfilling them.
Primary Task Response: Write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear and use examples to reinforce your ideas.