Real Estate Agent (Male, Age 40) in New York, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Real Estate Agent
Salary $85,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location New York, NY
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

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Real Estate business, 20 employees, and we sell and buy residential properties.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I’m a Real Estate Agent and I help customers in selling their coops and condos.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks vacation, 10 days sick leave, blue cross blue shield

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.
I work with fellow co-workers and many different types of customers on a daily basis. I love this because I enjoy meeting new people and we have a very friendly staff.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
I work with co-workers and managers all the time.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 7
Benefits: 1
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 3
Supervisors: 4
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 2

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
referral

What was the application process?
submit resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I did interview but it didn’t entail much because the person interviewing me was a friend. He just wanted to get an idea of what i say to potential new customers and how I would handle negotiations.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
What kind of sales experience I’ve had, where did I go to school, and he have me a couple of scenarios to complete.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes because he gave me lots of tips.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I took a six week course in real estate. It entail how to sell, how to find the right job, Real Estate terminology.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, because the classes I took prepared me for lots of interaction with new people.

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?
Take several real estate courses, submit resume online at craigslist, hot jobs, etc, and work on people skills with friends and family.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
You have to have people skills because all you do is meet new people and try to get them to buy a home.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Some college and Real Estate courses

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Being nice to people isn’t as hard as you think .

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
It is because I love real estate and plan on owning lots of it in the future.

What are your current career goals?
Owning my own Real Estate Company.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It’s fun, rewarding, and makes me happy.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Real Estate Agent 5 90000 Selling of coops and condos.
Prior Job 2 Waiter 2 25000 Serving and helping customers at diner.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.8 Baruch College Business Management
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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