Innovative Specialist Making my future the future of business

Defining Innovative Specialist

  • Forward thinker of the company.
  • Keep up with current trends in technology, fashion, community, and industry.
  • Use the current trends in an innovative way readily applicable to any company.
  • Respond to fast-pace society changes = the need to have a person specifically watching industry changes.
  • Drive a company's success by leading its industry with new ideas and designs.
  • Maintain up-to-date company finances for future investments.
  • Informed on the company's target market in order to preventing wasteful spending.

It's important that as an Innovative Specialist (I.S.) I am willing to spend time learning about the company. I have a thirst for knowledge about what's happening in my industry and a drive to make my company even better. I believe I have the necessary qualities to become a great Innovative Specialist.

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1. Forward Thinker - Ability to predict future shifts based off past trends and use existing ideas to spur new success platforms; use current trends in an innovative way readily applicable to my company.

2. Professional Poise - Comfortable when integrated in the business world and able to confidently express my ideas.

3. Leadership - Well-respected by others because of my positive attitude to accomplish the impossible.

4. Unconventional Ideas - Make my company different by setting it apart not just nationally but globally in the world of business.

5. Embrace Challenges - Talent to go into unfamiliar situations and learn despite potential adverse effects; I enjoy the feeling of putting a fear behind me.

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Innovative Specialist Specifics

Salary: Currently make between $40-95k per year depending on the size of the company.

Education: Most company's require a Master's Degree in Business Management and Administration along with minors in Marketing, Sociology, Consumer Behavior, or Organizational Leadership. Typically takes about 5-6 years.

Skills: Communication, Productivity, Creativity, Goal Setting / Achieving, and Adaptability.

Other Skills:

  • Strategy Development – proposition development, vision articulation, strategic planning, communication development and stakeholder engagement
  • Business Development – examining new market opportunities, acquisitions, service and product development
  • Workplace Development – measure and manage the impacts of workplace change on an organization's intangible assets

Outlook: Based on the trend of large businesses hiring people who will specifically devote their time to push the company forward, an Innovative Specialist--along side the trend of emerging corporations--the career opportunities are currently predicted to grow 6 percent annually. Right now there are currently about 8,000 people employed as Innovative Specialists (sometimes referred to as Company Engineers) in the U.S.

Hiring : Google




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Monthly Number of Workers. Stastistica. Dec 2016.

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Evarosa Perry | 509.368.0688 | Cheney High School

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