1. Adjust your professional or career goal you created in Week Two based on the Career Plan Building Activities results from the My Career Plan assignment. How did the results of the Career Interest Profiler and Career Plan Building Activity on Competencies contribute to your professional goal development? My career goal has not changed after I did the activity. The results of my career interest profiler told me what I had already known all my life. My profiler results and career plan goes right along with what I’m currently doing in my field of work. It just helped me to see I’m on the right track of earning my business degree.
2. Describe how you will balance academic expectations and your personal and professional responsibilities. In order to have balance I have to recognize what is important and what is just sucking away my time, energy and attention. Set clear personal and professional goals and simplify my life to include only what is important in helping me reach my goals. Finding the perfect work-life balance is a lifelong journey. It doesn’t happen overnight. It only happens with serious effort and constant attention
3. How can understanding the importance of SMART criteria and your career interests and competencies help you move toward your career and academic goals? One academic goal I have created using the SMART is getting my degree in business management, the reason is this goal has a lot to do with my professional goal. The main goals in my life are academic and professional, for me to get a good career and achieve at opening my Electronics store the academic goal has to be accomplished first to accomplish the professional goal.
4. Now that you have set academic goals and identified your career interests, explain the relationship between academic goals, skills, and professional