The Career Profile Project
Career Profile Project
Job Title and Job Description
I work for a company that investigates discrimination cases for government agencies. The company sends investigators to investigate a complaint. I send the clients (government agencies) the bills and call them to follow-up if they don‘t pay on time.
What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?
The company hires investigators to investigate the discrimation claims. They are contractors (not employed directly by the company) and are paid per case. Most investigators have law degrees.
What new technology will be important?
Web-based databases, password-protected websites.
What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?
On the job training
What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?
Accounting courses; be good @ math.
When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?
No, in high school I wanted to be a hairdresser. Worked with music and played violin for six years.
|Skills Used||Rating (5=Most Important thru|
|Athletic / Physical|
|Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment|
|Investigative / Fact Finding|
|leadership and Supervising|
|Sales and Negotiation|
|Scientific and Experimental|
|Social Service / Helping Skills|
|Teaching / Instructing||Showing co-workers how to use new web database|
|Verbal Communication||Very important!|
|Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals|
Interview By: DM