I am an executive assistant to a medical facility.
I plan an agenda for the day, make and return phone calls, brainstorm new business development plans, review my accounting duties, respond to emails, review corporate accounts, work on business proposals, assist the CEO on special projects, and compile data on a day to day basis to prepare for month-end.
Here's the first step for college students
I highly suggest taking a chance and stepping out of your comfort zone to do something bold. Be approachable, talk to resources, ask questions, and make relationships with others to further your social skills.
"I was a single parent while attending school. The noise I heard came from others who felt I needed to spend more time with my child rather than pursuing my personal goals in school. My priorities were often questioned. "
Amy states that she would probably pursue an occupation in finances or economics because it was a passion rather than an occupation that she was good at. This passion of hers would have been a challenge but fulfilling her desires too.
Amy states that she would be able to more financially stable and pursued her career more because she would not have to worry or provide for her children. Her desire to have a family would have come later in life with a good foundation.
Amy states that she would not want to go into finances because she thinks her age is a barrier.
Amy helps others by treating co-workers and other people she encounters daily with integrity and excellent customer service.
Amy would tell herself to follow her true passion, perfect her skill set, to apply herself, and to believe in herself more.