The paper "Competitive Advantage of Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility" is a perfect example of a business assignment. When I cleared my undergraduate study, I was very skeptical about the type of job I needed. My hope was sky high and my dreams beamed with a desire to live according to the teachings I had acquired in my four years of study. Working for a recognized organization, probably a non-governmental organization was amongst the lucrative jobs lingering in my head. One thing that y lecturers failed to drum into my head, as I came to learn later in my job-seeking endeavor is that there is no particular meaningful job than the other.
I have come to realize that the purpose of education is not basically to gain a working opportunity but to equip one with the required skills to apply in various working situations (Ruhana, 2010). As an individual, I continue to grapple with the rightful definition of a meaningful kind of work that would draw personal satisfaction and contentment deep down my soul. I have been taken aback by several cases of individuals who have made it big in their eventual life coming from a humble background.
The majority of professionals have ended up moving away from their jobs to start from a rather small business venture ending up as one of the globally leading entrepreneurs talked about today in the world economy (Patrick, 2010). According to Ruhana, (2010), the satisfaction that one draws from the kind of work they perform, irrespective of the pay contributes largely to the determination and love they grow towards their job. The lessons I have drawn from Christensen (2010), also points to the bare fact that the majority of the satisfied workforce are entrepreneurs. Most times I find myself in discussion with my college peers on the most appropriate career field that we should venture into after graduating.
I take some moment to run the question over my head so as to come up with the best reply that will suit their expectation. I often avoid answering the question directly so as to give me adequate time to reflect on my own case.
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