What did I learn this term?

This class, I feel, has been the most relevant to what we will see in the workplace. I don’t know if it was my favorite thing to learn but something that I did fine important was the Levels of Performance lecture as well as the discussion of job interviews and discussing elites. I think this… Continue reading What did I learn this term?

Self Reflection

1. What am I good at? Analyzing myself and what I’m good at takes a different kind of thinking. For me, I have to stop my mind from thinking a million different thoughts and wondering to different places like it usually does. I think that my skill is being able to connect and get along… Continue reading Self Reflection

IPP Results & Reactions

Looking at my results of the personality test, some things surprised me. First category was Extraversion. This I scored relatively high on even though at times I feel like I fall somewhere in the middle. The parts I agreed with a lot were friendliness and activity level. These two were by far the highest on… Continue reading IPP Results & Reactions

Critiquing a Recruitment Ad

When I approach a possible future employer, a hard-working person, who has worked for everything they have,  with a sticktoitiveness and positive outlook is what I would like to be viewed as whenever I meet with a potential employer. My strengths include making and building connections with just about anyone. I put others first and… Continue reading Critiquing a Recruitment Ad

Job Descriptions

The job I worked at last was Miller Lumber located in Bend, Oregon. Their website job description, to become a lumber yard personnel, is as follows, “For Driver applicants, a CDL license is desired but not absolutely necessary, and a good driving record is required.  This position is customer-oriented, and employees must be able and… Continue reading Job Descriptions

Experiences with Discrimination

Unfortunately in today’s world, conflicting opinions among individuals and statements made create havoc among relationships worldwide. A company accused of widespread discrimination against a certain group of individuals is a deal breaker for many whether or not they continue to support them. Outstanding claims such as discrimination of something that I was apart of or… Continue reading Experiences with Discrimination

Job Application Experiences

As an applicant pursuing a job during the global pandemic, things were very different than what I had previously experienced with in person interviews. I had the opportunity to interview with a commercial real estate company based out of Portland while I was in Utah. The major difference with this meeting I felt was that… Continue reading Job Application Experiences