Personal Statement: A Career In Graphic Design

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Since elementary school I have always been interested in design. I would spend countless hours in class doodling different logos, and cartoons. I thought to myself what kind of career could I have with something that I love doing. I though long and hard but never really found something that I LOVED that had to do with art. I eventually discovered that I want to pursue a career in graphic design. In high school I took a class in graphic design and completely fell in love. I decided then that I want to be a graphic designer. I went to school at Francis Marion University and decided not only did I want to be a graphic designer that I wanted to own my very own graphic design company. I am current getting a major in business and graphic design. …show more content…
Some of these pre-packaged solutions include programs like Small Business Administration virtual campus, which basically offers courses, workshops, publications, and learning tools aimed at helping entrepreneurs. Because my business is going to be aimed at customer service and graphic design I would go with a different approach. I would use on-the-job training for my employees. I think that this would benefit them because being more hands on with computers, Photoshop, and the customers will help them in the long run. There are different kinds of on-the-job training, which includes understudying, job rotation, and peer training. One-the-job training has several steps that need to be taken. The first step, prepare the learner. Make the learner comfortable and make sure that they understand what they will be learning. I would explain to my employee that we would be designing logos, billboards, TV commercials, and other forms of communication to our clients. Tell them why it’s important and have them look at previous work. The second step, present the operation. In this step you will make sure the learner will know what they do on a day-to-day basis. Show the learner the basics of the job; make sure you go over it slow so that they don’t miss any steps. In this step I would show them employee a consultation with a potential client. The employee would then sit in the room with me and take notes …show more content…
This would not be a problem with the department of labor laws website. The United States department of labor has a wizard on their website that answers most question that I could have about my business. You simply put any question that you have into the search bar and it will do its best to help you. I think that I would use their website because it easy to work and less time consuming. You have everything that you need to know about in an easy to use webpage. Our organization will also be concerned about safety. We will not be working with any heavy machinery or equipment but we still need to be certified by OSHA. The OSHA sharp program will be used to obtain he certification. We will request that they come and inspect our

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