Self-Reflection Ashley Hoffman

A brief summary of my career assessments

My Careers Cluster Areas

Health Science

In the Health Science cluster you would promote health and wellness or diagnose and treat injuries and disease. You could work directly with people. Or you could work in laboratories to get information used in research or diagnosis. Health service employees go to work at a variety of different sites. Some work in hospitals, offices, or laboratories. Others work on cruise ships, at sports arenas, or within communities.


In the occupations in the Finance cluster, you would keep track of money. You might provide financial services to a business or individual. Your work could include maintaining records or giving advice to business executives on how to operate their business. You could work in financial planning, banking, or insurance.

Business Management and Administration

If you are interested in the Business Management and Administration cluster, there are many career options. You may provide the needed support to keep a business in operation. Or you might keep track of the expenses and income. You could manage the financial activities of a business. Another option is to be sure that a business has qualified employees who are trained to do their jobs. Or after years of education or experience, you might direct the operations of a business.

My Key Interest Areas- CSI

C- Conventional people are organizers. They are very detail oriented and like to work with data and numbers.
Conventional people are organizers. Personality traits You are respectful, orderly, persistent, and practical. You probably like working with numbers and are good at following instructions. You like working in structured situations with set goals and deadlines. Hobbies and career interests You are likely to be detail oriented and enjoy working with data. You are often good at following budgets, creating reports, and making sure that systems and projects work efficiently and effectively.

S- Social people like to work mostly with other people, rather than machines or data.
People with social interests like work activities that assist others and promote learning and personal development. They prefer to communicate more than to work with objects, machines, or data. They like to teach, to give advice, to help, or otherwise be of service to people. In their work, they are friendly, outgoing, and helpful.

E- Extraverts are people who seek interaction, enjoy groups, and communicate by talking. They are outgoing and sociable, like variety and action, are involved with people, learn by doing or discussing, expenditure of energy, and enjoy a wide circle of friends.

I- Investigative people like to work with ideas and thinking rather than people and other things.
They like to search for facts and figure out problems mentally rather than to persuade or lead people. In their work, they are curious, observant, and logical.

Careers I consider would include:
Registered Nurse

My Personality Traits

N- Intuition
These people focus on possibilities, prefer abstract insights, focus on the big picture, see patterns and meaning, have their head‐in‐the‐clouds, learn by leaping in anywhere, focus on the future, rely on inspiration and imagination, and prefer to try new things value ingenuity,

F- Feeling
Feelers prefer to sympathize with the problem, are subjective, are tender‐hearted, value harmony, are compassionate and accepting, are guided by personal values, are good at complimenting, prefer to be tactful, usually take things personally, and can be seen as overemotional.

J- Judging
Judgers value structure, tend to work now and play later,  like things settled and decided, prefer things to be organized, make lists and use them, value punctuality, prefer to have deadlines, like to complete projects, are goal‐oriented, value order, and like to follow timetables

Careers I would like to consider: Nurse, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist/Counselor, Accountant/Auditor, and Banker.

My Strongest Skill Areas

Dependability- able to be depended on; reliable; trustworthy
Teamwork- the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient.
Assisting/caring- helping (someone), typically by doing a share of the work or displaying kindness and concern for others.
Listening- taking notice of and act on what someone says; respond to advice or a request.
Information Gathering- the act of gathering information or data.

Careers I would consider: Pharmacist, Registered Nurse, Anesthesiologist, Nurse Anesthetist, Physical therapist.

My Work Value Locator

Achievement- People for whom achievement is important like to see the results of their work and to use their strongest abilities. They like to get a feeling of accomplishment from their work.
Working Conditions- People for whom good working conditions are important like jobs offering steady employment and good pay. They want employment that fits their individual work style. They may prefer doing a variety of tasks, working alone, or being busy all the time.
Relationships- People for whom relationships are important like to work in a friendly, non-competitive environment. They like to do things for other people. They prefer jobs where they are not pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.
Support- People for whom support from their employer is important like to be treated fairly and have supervisors who will back them up. They prefer jobs where they are trained well.
Independence- People for whom independence is important like to make decisions and try out ideas on their own. They prefer jobs where they can plan their work with little supervision.

Careers I would consider: Pharmacist, Anesthesiologist, Registered Nurse, Nurse Anesthetist, and Physical Therapist.

What I Learned About Myself

By completing these assignments I learned that most of the occupations I would like to do kept showing up. They were all a good match for what I want. I also learned that I'm an extravert, but I didn't think I was because sometimes I am more of an intravert. I also learned that I am mostly conventional.

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”

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