“It is important to start your educational endeavor with your end in mind. A clear, focused objective will help you move through the right path,” suggests Audrey Lefebvre to people just starting out.
“There are many areas of specialties and training in the field of psychology to choose from to suit one’s interest,” says Dr. Arathi Rao.
“The most challenging aspect of my field as a criminal defense attorney is being everything from a businessman to a social worker, to a trial attorney to the families and the clients I represent in a case,” says Douglas Dolfman
“Find ways to gain experience. Do pro bono work for a non-profit. Find a small business that needs help and do it for free or for a discount.”
It’s important to find the right balance of adapting your management style to the people working for you, and maintaining your own style in a way that will be effective for you and earn your staff’s respect.
Determine if you are not just interested in psychiatry but have the patience, talent and discipline to shed your own biases and master an artful science and learn to apply it thoroughly.
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“I was very fortunate because I was hired immediately after graduating with my Act 120 Police Training certification. I contribute this to not just graduating from the academy, but also to the years of groundwork building my resume with doing volunteer work.”
“Don’t be afraid to take risks. Without risk, without stretching yourself, you don’t change and develop,” says J.G. Sandom.
“In my opinion, anyone, including a staff nurse, who is not reading and learning and staying on top of the health care issues is doing herself and her patients a huge disservice,” says Nurse Betty Long.
“My advice to people starting out today would be to secure as much experience as you can while in school in a variety of different business settings,” suggests Steven Packer.
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“When hiring for the company, a strong interpersonal skills and a level of experience that enables them to approach day-to-day tasks and challenges with confidence and competence are critical, ” says Matthew K. Harding.
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“My program of clinical professional counseling at times felt like therapy itself, as it required constant introspection and encouraged increased understanding of self and others,” says Serge Levin.