Don Weber

Don Weber

Records and Information Management Consultant


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Education

Education

highschool
High School
Woodstock Academy
undergrad
Bachelor
Psychology
Central Connecticut State University
Career

Career

Records and Information Management Consultant

Works with internal departments to ensure that proper information management is created and maintained.

Career Roadmap

Roadmap
My work combines:
My work combines:
Law
Law
Business
Business
Upholding a Cause and Belief
Upholding a Cause and Belief

Day to Day

My typical day involves a heavy amount of auditing departments on their compliance status as well as looking into which record inventories can and should be destroyed. In these processes there is a lot of pre-meeting research into what retention schedules a group may have and what changes have come up. This is info is brought into a number of meetings throughout the day and is specific to each group that I meet with. On the tail end, we track everything for auditing needs.

Skills & Qualities Beyond School

Without question the most integral ability is adverse learning. There is so much going on from so many different directions at any given time that you need to be open-minded and ambitious about learning while connecting the dots. The role works with the entire company so you must have an understanding and general knowledge about each line of business. There's a skill to balancing empathy for others' feelings while standing ground about legal requirements.

Recommended Education

My career is related to what I studied. I'd recommend the path I took:

undergrad
Bachelor
Psychology
Hurdles

Hurdles

The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

"Studying liberal arts or social sciences is wasted education unless you aspire to get a Ph.D. in your academic field."

Ultimately discouraging advice is simply an opinion from someone else's road. Everyone's road is entirely different no matter the magnitude. While suggestions can be worthwhile at times, it's entirely up to you in how far you want to read into it. There is a world at your disposal with opportunities galore! To put it simply, never be overwhelmed with discouraging statements; if anything, be overwhelmed by the infinite amount of opportunities. Take those opportunities as they are revealed.

Challenges I Overcame