Personal Reflection: What I Learned In The Workplace

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Personal Reflection Regardless of whatever I do I always try to improve myself. I will never be perfect, but I will always continue to strive for perfection. I go out of my way to make sure that I am learning something almost everyday. I consider a day of leaning a successful day. Even if I learn how to use a new button on a copying machine, its still something new to me that I can use. Sometimes my motive for learning is not always because I want to become a better employee though, sometimes its because I want to protect my job. I try my best to remember that there is always someone out there who is trying to take my job. Employers want employees who do the most amount of work for the least amount of money. However employees thought process are the complete opposite. Employees want to do the least amount of work for the most amount of pay. The last time that I tried to strengthen a professional deficit was today actually. I tried to work with three other employees to write a behavioral reduction plan. I worked on my …show more content…
I work with an indigent population so there is a high demand for caseworkers. I probably spend about three hours per week on crisis management. Unfortunately I don’t always clean as I go, with such a high demand it’s hard for me to clean as I go. We work with drug users, prostitutes and felons; In fact I have never had a client who did not have a felon. Learning to clean as I go would be really beneficial to me. Sometimes when I see a client waiting on my I feel as though I should rush in order to meet with them as soon as possible. I know that’s not the correct way of doing things, but I know how it feels to wait on someone and I don’t like it. This is a skill that I am working on and I am sure that I will become better at it overtime. Often times I put myself in my clients situation, when I should be more focused on what I am doing so I can provide better services to my

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