Career Reflection: Career Planning- Reflective Report Writing AssignmentDownload Solution Now
Reflective Report Writing Assignment:Task: Written task exploring your career options
Individual task - You will be required to write a comprehensive reflection based on your career aspirations and how your course has impacted your career prospects.
Context You have spent a lot of time and money in completing a degree which will assist you in finding employment or moving to further study. Your undergraduate course has facilitated the development of hard (eg preparing financial reports) and soft (eg problem solving) skills. Completing a challenge project in a multi-disciplinary team may be evidence that you can execute those skills. You may also be involved in paid employment &/voluntary work. In IBC2/PD2 you prepared an ePortfolio, CV and worked on a career plan. It is time to update this to reflect your personal and academic development during the last 12 months. The following 3 tasks will give you an opportunity to STOP and once again reflect on the values, skills and knowledge that you can promote when you apply for employment or post graduate study. Purpose of assessment: To demonstrate the student’s ability to use self-reflection to articulate the values, skills and knowledge that they have developed throughout their undergraduate degree. The student will submit a 1000 word ‘Career Planning Report’ that includes a Values Audit (100 words); Capability Audit (650 words); Graduate Pitch (250 words). Task 1 – Values Audit (100 words)
- List and rank at least 5 personal values that influence your life choices. Explain why consideration of values is crucial to career management. Use 2 academic references to support your answer.
- What field of work/further study do you intend to pursue? List at least 5 hard skills you have developed via your undergraduate course and explain how they will assist you in your field of work/further study?
- Robles Marcel, 2012 , ‘Executive Perceptions of the Top 10 Soft Skills Needed in Today’s Workplace’, Business Communication Quarterly Vol 75, No 4, pages 453–465
- Karl, L 2004 ‘Articulating Skills in the Job Search’ Business Communication Quarterly Vol. 67 Issue 2, p198
- Australian Public Service, Fact Sheet 5 Addressing selection criteria, viewed November 16 2014 <http://www.apsc.gov.au/publications-and-media/current-publications/cracking-the-code/factsheet5 >
- 2013 Monash University, Sample Interview questions, viewed November 16 2013 <http://www.monash.edu.au/careers/students-grads/apply-for-a-job/interviews-sample-questions.html >
- Graduate Capabilities in your Unit Guide BPD3100 Applied Business Challenge
- demonstrated capacity to communicate effectively
- good organisational and administrative skills
- proven ability to work as part of a team
- well-developed customer service skills
- Proven ability to manage projects.
- Graduate Elevator Pitch
- Social Media Platform, we are using LinkedIn (It is has obvious connection with career advancement)
- Wordpress, LinkedIn publishing platform, etc.
- Microblogging sites
- Twitter, Facebook, Google+, etc.
- Video & audio sites
- YouTube, podcasting, SlideShare
- Image posting
- Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter