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Enterprising

Are you:

  • self-confident
  • assertive
  • sociable
  • persuasive
  • enthusiastic
  • energetic
  • adventurous
  • popular
  • impulsive
  • ambitious
  • inquisitive
  • agreeable
  • talkative
  • extroverted
  • spontaneous
  • optimistic 

Can You:

  • initiate projects
  • convince people to do things your way
  • sell things or promote ideas
  • give talks or speeches
  • organize activities
  • lead a group
  • persuade others 

Like to

  • make decisions affecting others
  • be elected to office
  • win a leadership or sales award
  • start your own business
  • campaign politically meet important people
  • have power or status 

Hobbies

  • Discussing Politics
  • Reading Business Journals
  • Watching the Stock Market
  • Attending Meetings and Conferences
  • Selling Products
  • Leading Campus of Community Organizations
  • Operating a Home Business
 

Career Possibilities

  • Advertising, marketing, and public relations managers
  • Advertising Sales Representative
  • Automobile Sales Worker
  • Financial Planner
  • Barber/Hairdresser
  • Bartender
  • Benefits Manager
  • Financial Manager
  • Buyer
  • Cook/Chef
  • Credit Analyst
  • Credit Manager
  • Dental Assistant
  • Educational - Training Manager
  • Educational Administrator
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Flight Attendant
  • Food Service Manager
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Funeral Director
  • Health Services Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Housekeeper
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Insurance Adjuster
  • Insurance Agent
  • Interpreter
  • Journalism
  • Lawyer/Attorney
  • Lobbyist
  • Manufacturer’s Representative
  • Office Manager
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Sales Person
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Service Director
  • Stockbroker
  • Tax Accountant
  • Travel Agent
  • Urban Planner

For more information on any of these career options, please visit the Occupational Outlook Handbook.