ARE YOU CAREER READY?

Write a summary about a career that interests you,beginning with the occupational information. Think about the job or jobs you might apply for and interview for immediately after college. Pick a geographical area where you see yourself living after graduation. Now go to websites such as Monster.com or Hotjobs.com or the classifieds of the region’s papers (most are online). Answer the following questions, and please refer to specific sites and papers you used. 1. Approximately how many listings were there for your chosen occupation on each site? 2. What is the salary range for this occupation? 3. What were the most common qualifications/skills sought from prospective candidates? 4. How many of those qualifications did you meet? Will you meet them upon graduation? s. What were some of the common occupational tasks described in the postings? 6. Did anything surprise you after researching the information?