When it comes to career advancement what is meant is to improve within your working life. If you, for example, start as a small worker at an assembly belt in a manufacturing company and then you will be promoted from your direct boss to a secretary then this is career advancement. And if you are then promoted from a secretary to an assistant with your own office this is even more a career advancement. This type of career advancement within one and the same company can go on until you, yourself, will be manager, for example.
Career advancement, however, can also be realized with more than one company. You can for example get a job as an assistant in one company and after two years, let us say, you come across a job ad with a better position suited to your education and now even experience. You apply and you get it. If that is the case, then this was also a successful career advancement because you are a step higher. Once you are a step higher in your career advancement you will most certainly not step down or back anymore. This is the purpose of career advancement. Once you are up you are up or can even climb further.
Career advancement, however, always involve your profession. This means that you will not be able to work as an engineer and then all of sudden have a career advancement in the way that you become the host of the most famous and successful TV show or become managing director of a bank. So, career advancement is done within your profession. The aim of any career advancement is of course, to earn more money.
If you are a teenager who is about to pass their university entrance exams you will have a myriad of career choices. And if you are not already certain about what you want then these many career choices can indeed be daunting. When it comes to traditional professions such as doctor, lawyer, psychologist, teacher, etc., then the career choices might be easier. But when it comes to the new study course, for example in the domain of the media then your career choices are so widely spread.
The study courses have different names but there are so many that have to do with the media. But how can you know which one is the right one for you if you have no experience in that are at all and the descriptions of the course usually do not clarify things either. In this way, making career choices is quite difficult as you have no idea but have to opt for one option out of thousands that are all potentially suited for your aims. So, the best way is first of all to decide for a direction and then see what career choices are on offer. Decide where you want to go and see what career choices are on offer there. If you want one of the best universities, career choices are already narrowed down.
A job description is similar to a job profile. Before you apply to any kind of work position you will want to read a job description in order to find out more about it. You can find a job description in the ad of the respective company. Enterprises publish a job description usually on many platforms. There are job descriptions on recruitment agencies websites, job online platforms and in printed newspaper. When you are looking to find a job description you actually may find one and the same job description on different websites as companies or their employment department or outsourcer tend to use many pages online. Often, the job description contains an e-mail address to which you can simply send you curriculum vitae and cover letter. But equally often, a job description may request you to fill in an online registration form.
The information that a job description can include varies depending on the respective company. It is the company that decides how much information they want to provide in a job description. However, it is common for a job description to inform the reader about the basic features of the position, what is demanded by the employee and which type of education therefore is required. Furthermore, a job description also often states the benefits for both parties.
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