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Research Writer Interview With Candy

A Career in Criminology, Web Design, and Freelance Writing

Self Awareness is an essential part of living a happy life. However not many people take the time to truly know their weaknesses and strengths and especially their desires. Self-awareness is important in all aspects of living but when choosing a career it is especially important. Having an in depth understanding of yourself is essential if one wants to select a career that enables one to be successful and happy. To understand ourself on a deeper level we must ask important questions and assess the answers. A self interview composed of 3 parts was conducted. The three parts included questions concerning my background, academics, experiences and finally interests and hobbies. The questions and answers were recorded and then assessed. A high level of academic excellence combined with a desire for writing and a flexible schedule make a career in academic writing an excellent choice.

A person's background and identity is important when choosing a career. My name is Candy. I am 29 years old and a single mother of two daughters. I grew up with 2 brothers and raised by my mother who was also a single, stay at home mother. I have strong family traditions and beliefs in child rearing. It is important to me to spend as much time with my children as possible. I was raised by my mother without child care and I appreciate this approach and believe in its success. This choice means to financially support my family I would need to work from home. My deep rooted beliefs about family lead me in the direction of choosing a career I can engage from home.

Academic history and work experience combine to create a unique set of skills and abilities that can be directly applied to a person's career. It is best to choose a career where ones skills and experience is utilized. I have graduated from Saint Mary University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, major in criminology. My GPA is 3.8. I also have a diploma in Web Design which I studied from home. I have proven success in time management and working independently and excelled in academics. I have attended and excelled in courses such as history, psychology, sociology, ethics, law and many more. My diploma in web design means my computer skills are above average. Ability and experience in writing and time management combined with a high level of achievement which is reflected in my overall GPA means that I am qualified to write academic papers in a timely matter.

I have been working since I was 16 years old. I have a very strong work ethic which means I respect deadlines. I have over 5 years experience in customer service and 2 years experience in contract programing. I have also recently worked for a writing company. My employment involved writing essays and conducting research for courses such as marketing, humanities and English learning. I excelled in this position and am looking for a company that has more work to offer. These experience can be directly applied to freelance writing.

A person's interests and hobbies are also important when considering employment. Choosing the right career could bring a person joy. My hobbies are writing poetry, designing graphics, playing basketball and most of all spending quality time with my children. This is my driving force in life. A career in writing means I am able to raise my kids without child care.

An excellent grade point average, writing skills and desire to work a flexible schedule to raise a family means that a career in academic writing from a home based office would be a great choice of career for me. This conclusion leads me to apply for the position of a freelance writer with and I am presenting this essay in hopes the company reaches the same conclusion.

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