(Male, Age 38) from Prescott, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||3 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.
Small law firm
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Research and write motions and appear in court
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?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, and I like 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.
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: 1
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||get up
take kids to school
go to work
|8am to 9am||turn on computer
|9am to 10am||work on motions
|10am to 11am||meet with supervisor
meet with paralegals
|11am to 12pm||lunch
go to gym
|12pm to 1pm||client meetings
|1pm to 2pm||keep working
more of the same
|2pm to 3pm||keep working
|3pm to 4pm||finish most important tasks
prepare for tomorrow
|4pm to 5pm||wind down
|5pm to 6pm||sign off
do shopping on way home
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, one interview with the partners
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
it was more of a discussion than questions
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
my employer employs me I prepare myself
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
not really except law school
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
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?
Get basic experience first
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
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?
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, I planned to be a lawyer
What are your current career goals?
expand my current knowledge
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Associate||2 years||50000||associate lawyer|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.8
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
|3.4?||U of AZ||Law|
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