Personal Reflection Essay: My Experiences In Life

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MY EXPERIENCES IN LIFE Throughout my life has been a constant struggle in the pursuit of happiness. It 's nearly a decade now since my dad lost his job. The world seems to be out of reach for I and my nine siblings. The news came at a time while I was in high school, and my siblings were in primary school. My heart was filled with sadness for such unbelievable downfall. I couldn 't concentrate any more on my studies in fear of answering the questions that remained on over what would become of our future? Whenever I recall my classmates talking about taking challenging courses at the university, It still can bring me to tears to this very day. I was like a homeless wanderer. Not only did my studies worry me, but my stepmother 's mistreatment…show more content…
In addition to school related activities, I am involved in a local mentor program that provides guidance and support for children with disadvantaged backgrounds, using resources of the French embassy. For me, there is nothing more gratifying that helping people when in time of need. I have always been a firm believer that people have the responsibility to give something back to their community. Hopefully as a future human resource manager, I will be able to manage the public relations aspect of a potential crisis situation. Furthermore; the French embassy in 2010,gave me opportunity for an educative trip in France and United Arab Emirates. Visiting such countries and immersing my self in their cultures has given me the perspective on the differences between Uganda and other countries. Each place I have stayed in has been unique in some way, from the difference languages to variation of cultural practices. Dealing with individuals has helped me developed good rapport with people. From my trip, I also learned that there can be more than one solution to a problem. Indeed having a variety makes it easier to come up with approaches to different…show more content…
There are times, some people simply ignore me. But i never gave up. I moved on until one Sunday in the early hours of the morning, while i was wandering around the city, I met in front of Agility Logistics office, a group of young men submitting their curriculum vitae for a vacancy recently advertised and so did I. The most memorable days of my life has been the 4th,of November, the day I received a call from a strange number, breaking the good news about this new life-changing job offer. I couldn 't hold back my happiness when I was told my application has been successful pending cancellation of my visa with the old company. Everything has been successfully done in accordance to Labor law of the country. Following these stories of the past inspired me to apply for a bachelor of International Studies at American University of Dubai. My goal is to become a human resource manager, and I believe that my chosen profession will enable me to fulfill my desire to expand my knowledge base, and to make the world a better place. Although my experiences while working several different jobs were challenging, I have developed strong leadership skills and have learned to interact with variety of
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