The Concept Of A Dream Job

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The concept of a “dream job” for me is not a clearly defined term at this point. This is because as an entrepreneur, opportunities to make money are on a constant basis. For example, if an individual has a skill that they know how to market then that is a possibility for money. What if someone has multiple skills? Then those are multiple opportunities to make money. As for myself, one of my skills is music (specifically playing guitar) so this has become an outlet to make money. However, it is safe to say that one of these skills will emerge into a lucrative business one day. That is the safest “dream job title” that any entrepreneur can provide. The inspiration to become an entrepreneur came to life the first day that word was defined to me. …show more content…
Their main priority is to make sure their client receives the most money and the most optimal work situation. This includes close negotiations with contacts in the industry, scoping out work conditions for the client, and determining salary. Clients also refer to the Agent as their mentor. The agent must not only provide financial assistance by paying the bills, but also provide legal advice. Other business affairs such as arranging hotel rooms, transportation and performances are a big part in the success of a client. In addition to active tasks, the Agent must spend a lot of time researching and keeping up to date on the Industry trends and changes. Staying on the progressive edge of the industry will prepare them to write better promotional material and prepare press releases for clients. However, due to the nature of this type of work, the pay of an Agent and Business Manager is mainly based on commissions, so ambition is necessary to success. On a national scale, their wage starting on the low end is $13.49 per hour and $28,060 annually. The median wage is $30.26 per hour and $62,940 annually. On the high end, an Agent and Business Manager’s wage is over $90.00 and $187,200 annually. Their demand varies statistically since many are self-employed. However, the employment estimate is 13,230 nationally. National employment for Agent and Business Managers is expected to increase over the next …show more content…
Since business is an important factor in this career, a Bachelor’s degree in business is of utmost importance. The following is a list of High School classes that have/are preparing me for this career: Business 100, Business 101, Entrepreneurship, Music Theory/Composition and Audio Production. Although not all of these classes directly relate to the job, each class is a useful supplement in working with clients, industry officials and understanding business. Other volunteer work such as working with the Auditorium stage crew at Colville High School has reinforced social skills and the ability to manage stressful situations. Thereafter High School, There are a few in-state schools that appeal to my interest. There are three schools that have my interest (in order from most important to least): Washington State University (WSU), Gonzaga University (GU) and Western Washington University (WWU). First, WSU is my primary choice for higher education mainly because of my history with the school so far. In a local entrepreneurship contest, WSU awarded me a $795 prize for my business plan in 2014 (This may one day be a lucrative opportunity as explained in the first

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