(Female, Age 25) from Morgantown, WV
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Office Admin|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||1.5 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for a Family owned HVAC company. They install and repair Heating and Air conditioning units.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I schedule appointments, answer customer phone calls, payroll, balance accounts, file, cut checks, and other various office work.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Sometimes under but I am happy and love my job.
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, I do work with others. I talk to customers every day on the phone and in person, I am the type of person who has to be in contact with people all day. I love it!
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I have a small office and a desk with a small T.V. and a bathroom. There is a shop connected to my office where the associates work on Duct work and etc.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 4
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
Calling around to local businesses
What was the application process?
A Job application, a phone interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I just had a phone interview because my then boss knew the one i work for now and gave me a very good reference.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Can you work 20-40 hours a week? Are you good with people?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes I do, because I didn’t have a lot of problems when I started and when I did they explained everything.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes it entailed A day watching the former Office Admin for a day. I did somethings on day 2. On Day three I did everything and she watched me. My work was observed for about a week after.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, I had no high school training I would not be able to do simple tasks like writing a letter or a service ticket. Math is in my everyday Job.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Start out at a small place of business, I started out at a local car tinting shop just answering phones in the summer. Then as with every job you work your way up.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Organization, Customer service skills, Excel, Quick Books, Math Skills, and Memorization
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Take notes about everything, and Listen to everything everyone tells you very carefully. Learn to take key words from certain situations.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, it teaches me everyday about up to date programs like Quick Books, and handling banking issues.
What are your current career goals?
Accountant or Book keeping
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
If you make good money and you hate waking up to go to work, it won’t be worth following it in the long run. It will only make you miserable. You have to want to wake up and go to work every morning or life is no fun!
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Secretary||2 years||8||Answer Phones, Make appointments, Greet customers, get keys, clean.|
|Prior Job 2||Baker||2 Years||7.5||Bake Doughnuts, Cookies, Cakes, peporoni rolls, clean, check exp. dates.|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:2
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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