Careers in Management

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An ideal candidate in business management will enter business as a supervisor trainee, who will coordinate activities and guide personnel to attain operational goals. Management supervisors assign duties to workers and establish work schedules. They may also evaluate performances, recommend hiring, and perform promotions and dismissals.

What will I do on the job?

Your responsibilities will vary and may include the following tasks: establishing daily work schedules and goals, coordinating activities and directing personnel to reach goals, evaluating performance, recommending hiring, promotions and dismissals, providing leadership and motivation to personnel, and ensuring that established company performance standards are met.

What skills will I use on the job?

PCC’s program is designed to develop your skills in areas such as planning, organization, communication, human relations, accounting and finance, human resources, computers, sales and marketing.

How much can I earn?

Management salaries vary a great deal based on the organization and the position’s responsibilities. The median starting salary is $25,990. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate – 50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median.

Who will hire me?

PCC Management program graduates work with such firms as Pacific Power & Light Co., Tektronix, RSG Forest Products, U-Haul Co., Mt. Hood Chemical Corp., Avia, Lighting Specialties, Telecomm Systems Inc., The Storage Place, Schuck’s Auto Supply, Newport Bay Seafood broiler, Carrier Corp, First Security Bank and Nike.