(Female, Age 28) from Cartersville, GA
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 28 who works as a Office Manager in Cartersville, GA. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career
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Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
i am over A/P & A/R, I handle month end closings, order office supplies, i am the HR dept
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical, dental, 401 (k), profit sharing
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.
i love my job, great company that i work for and most every one gets along well
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.
office with nice windows, very relaxed though it is an office
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 5
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
|drive to work, this is just part of the commute time here
|8am to 9am
|start working, gather all of the info that i need to begin the daily billing and while that is going on will see what other projects have come up for me after i have left for the day
|9am to 10am
|finish up billing and get the invoices out in the mail, then start sorting the mail that has come in. file away the billing that i just mailed out for today
|10am to 11am
|start opening the mail that i received today, will go through and match to my packing slips, to see if i need to get a po from anyone
|11am to 12pm
|call on Accts Receivable, to find out about missing pymts to us, also prepare the deposit for the bank
|12pm to 1pm
|take the deposit to the bank, then go to lunch for this hour run any errands i need to for me
|1pm to 2pm
|back to work. now time to start keying the invoices for A/P that i received today, after entering them i will run the report to make sure they were entered correct
|2pm to 3pm
|have to order office supplies if we are out, must get them here by tomorrow
|3pm to 4pm
|safety meeting, have all employees come in to listen and watch the tape for the meeting
|4pm to 5pm
|tie up all the loose ends that i possibly can for the day, at this time i would enter in the checks that we got(took to the bank earlier) and post them off the system so that i don’t end up calling on them tomorrow
|5pm to 6pm
|go home done for the day
|6pm to 7pm
|back at home, now dinner time
|7pm to 8pm
|tv time, my time to relax
|8pm to 9pm
|tv time, relax time
|9pm to 10pm
|tv time, relax time
|10pm to 11pm
|tv time, relax time
|11pm to 12am
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
networked it from the company that i worked before going there to work
What was the application process?
filled out paper application, and then did and interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, i interviewed with the bosses wife who was the office manager at the time
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
all of the usual questions that are asked in an interview, can’t recall too many of them
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, she trained me very well and was always there to help me if i ever needed her for anything
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
i had some accounting experince, but a lot of it i learned while i was doing the secretary position
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
somewhat, i had taken some business/accounting classes in highschool which is where i realized that i wanted to do something in accounting
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?
work your way up, that is what i did. prove to your boss that you are able to do that position that you want
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
must be organized, you can’t run an office with out it; must be sociable so that your customers and co-workers get along with you; must be able to do A/P and A/R HR and just running an office on a daily basis
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
not really, though an accounting degree would help
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
try to take some accounting classes at your local college to see if this is what you want to do
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, it is a job that i love don’t want to leave it and is in a field that i love
What are your current career goals?
would like to continue seeing the company grow and move up if a position opens up
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
|run the office on a daily basis, handle HR, ordering office supplies, A/P & A/R duties, end of the month, sales tax reports
|Prior Job 2
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