Administrative Assistant 

(Female, Age 34) from culpeper, VA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Administrative Assistant
Salary $48,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location culpeper, VA
Years Experience 5 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
it is a medium size company that has locations in other states we do cleaning of uniforms and emborery work ,,,,

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
my department i work as head administrative assistant ,, which envolves typing , word processing, anwsering of phones, planing

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 wks vacation time , 1 wk sick ,,, 401k , health insurance

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes , it envolves me working with others to complete some work assignments ,,, i do enjoy this because this way i am not stuck in a office all day

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 work in an office and like this because it is not a cubical were everything could be heard ,,,it does give me the options to personalize my working space

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 2
Benefits: 3
Hours: 4
Co-Workers: 6
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 0
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 1

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?

What was the application process?
submitted resume over the internet ,,, interviews

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes ,,,, it envolved testing in word and excel programs , personality test ,,, this was an individual interview

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
can not remember them

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes ,,, i was aside others to see how the company wanted certain job task done

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
no training

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes , with college i was able to use the programs the company uses with ease

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
no internships

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
go to college and get a degree in business management

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
they should be able to work well and comunicate well with others, be a team player ,,, be able to type and use a computer efficently,,, know work and excel programs ,

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?
do quality work and be willing to please and help out others

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes ,,, this is the type of job that i planed on working out with the skills i have recieved

What are your current career goals?
to move up within the company

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:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 customer service 10 40000 answering phones , data entry , work orders ,sales
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.5

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.5 germanna business mangement
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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