Career Counselor Career Analysis

Superior Essays
Imagine going to sleep at night and waking up in a new time era. For example, the 1950’s. What would your life be like? It would be very different from the structure of today’s world. One major change that an individual would experience a difference in would be their educational outlook and their career. In the past education, was not as prevalent as it is today and the dynamic of work has also changed. In todays world, work would be considered to have more collaboration, technology dependent, and would be considered more time pressured. Working in higher education or as a career counselor it is critical to be able to work with a variety of different individuals (age ranges, educational background, skill development, socio-economic status). …show more content…
Lori is a mom of two and kids who are in their upper twenty’s and recently just accepted the position to be the Manager of the Business Development Center at Lexus of Orland. She has worked for Lexus for over four years. Prior to accepting the BDC manager positon she worked in the same department as a Customer Service Representative. She has chosen to make this change because of the current issue her family has recently faced. Unfortunately, after being employed with the same company for over twenty years her husband was laid off from his career. Lori stated, “It was such shocking news, after being at a wonderful company for so long, and now this, it just was not expected.” Lori knew with her husband being out of work and searching for another job, (which can take sometime) that there needed to be a change for the sake of her family. In this case the change was taking on the BDC manager position which her husband and children fully supported. Lori’s children are both married and living on their own but she mentioned that it was very difficult for the children to hear the news about their …show more content…
One is you will never know what is going to happen in life. For instance, Katelyn mentioned that she was scared of loosing her job because it can be cut out of the school system or maybe a family member such as husband can loose their job. Also, the importance further your education. Although, furthering one’s education may not be for everyone, I feel that it can be extremely important to purse a career that you love and enjoy doing. I feel that this assignment is great in helping myself see that everyone is different and we will never know the challenges we will have to face when it comes to our educational and career

Related Documents

  • Improved Essays

    She realized that family was very important and to never take loved ones for granted, and she now tries not to have as much of a plan because things could suddenly change. She also wants to make sure she stops and enjoys life and the people in it. My mom went through a hard time that made her persevere, and eventually it changed her life…

    • 1130 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    I honestly this situation helped my parents and, now that they are back together, made their relationship much stronger. When my mom left, she was in a very dark place. She was depressed and need to see what life was like without anyone holding her back. After living on her own for almost a year, she realized that she made a mistake, and she came back. My dad was extremely confused and upset when she first left.…

    • 1326 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    She worked a CVS for a couple years, but she quitted because of some dramas. Then it was so hard for her to find a job. Fortunately, one of the gas station in Troy hired her but not as a full time employee. Skylar’s family also struggled with money since her mom could not find a fulltime well paying job. Almost every job required a degree nowadays.…

    • 763 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    My Grandpa's Abuse

    • 2019 Words
    • 9 Pages

    Even in their weakest moments, my grandfathers were controlling their respective families. When they died, my aunts and uncles had to decide whether they wanted to continue family gatherings and holidays without his presence. I wonder if my family stayed together because of grandpa. He had some sort of control over them that I will never understand. After both of their deaths, my family parted ways for about a year, but then they began spending time with each other again.…

    • 2019 Words
    • 9 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Thinking about it now I feel it was the best solution, because my mom and dad are both happy even though they are not together anymore. The only other outcome I can see what could of came from this conflict was for my parents to get back together after taking a break from each other. Truly I believe it would have been worse of an outcome because still someone in the relationship would not have been in love or been happy with the outcome and there would always been some sort of tension between them. Dividing up my parent’s assets was one of the major obstacles which needed to happen before anything could happen. There was also the obstacle of waiting on emails between the two lawyers, which was very time…

    • 842 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    My mom was only six years old when she first traveled from Mexico to The United States. Her Mom had came 2 years before to start a life for her at the time, 4 kids. My mom was the middle child and had to step up when my grandma was at work and her two older siblings were at school and work. During High School, my mom started working at The Radisson and proceeded to work there until she got pregnant with my little sister. At 20, my mom attended a barbecue where she met the Father of her first born child.…

    • 765 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Ladonna Case Study

    • 477 Words
    • 2 Pages

    Document quality of relationships foster parents currently have with their parents: Foster Parent One: LaDonna reports her mother passed away almost 10 years ago and her father did remarried a women named Judy. She states she speaks with him monthly and meets in Longview/ Tyler area for every three to four months for dinner. Foster Parent…

    • 477 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Causes Of Nightmares

    • 1333 Words
    • 5 Pages

    We will always be on edge and always feels as if we are in the nature of the movie, which could result another cause of nightmares, sleep deprivation. All these causes can results toward one another and typically have the same effect on our body. Nightmares are no longer just bad dreams, but they have drastically took a tole on our health and well being. Such as those who experience nightmares, are already depressed or have anxiety issues so after have reoccurring nightmares will result into more psychological issues. For example, according to the article, “What are the Effects of Nightmares” the author, Heather Long informs that nightmares have different effects on children and adults.…

    • 1333 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Great Essays

    Over the years, the importance of his business and family were dumbed down because of the monotonous nature that these elements held. However, he realizes that his work and family are more important than anything when his wife leaves to go visit some of her family, leaving him without her. This time of separation causes him to realize her importance, and “as he began to drift away he also began to see her as a human being… and he compassionated that husband-and-wife relationship which, in twenty-five years of married life, had become a separate and real entity” (313). It took a change from the normal of her always being there to him always being able to go with his younger, more rebellious circle to make him realize how the life he thought he wanted to have was not the life for him. A few weeks after Myra returns, he finds himself dissatisfied again, but he starts ignoring the calls of Tanis Judique, a middle aged, rebellious woman whom Babbitt had become infatuated with, and in a meeting with her, breaks off their relationship entirely.…

    • 1687 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Great Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Throughout the story it becomes clear to the reader that the family had been struggling financially for years before the father passed away; however, neither Emily nor her father were willing to accept the change. When city authorities came to ask for her unpaid taxes she had nothing to give them except a deal that the past sheriff had made with her father. The old sheriff, that had passed away in the prior years, had known of the families financial struggle and gave them a tax break so they could continue living in their beautiful home in town. However, once the town heired a new sheriff there was no written agreement that stated the the Grierson family was tax exempt, so after sending the forms multiple times city officials showed up on Emily’s door step. Her only answer to them was, "Perhaps he considers himself the sheriff .…

    • 942 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Superior Essays