(Female, Age 46) from New York, NY
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 46 who works as a Receptionist in New York, NY. 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
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||New York, NY|
|Years Experience||16 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.
We are a non-profit and we have about 60 staff & vista working there and we provide hands on direct volunteer services for children, adults, the edlerly,animals,people with HIV aids, parks, garden and soup kitchens.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I take care of all the front desk duties, maintenance, messenger request, office supplies, answering the phone, mail, faxes, deliveries, plus more
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
United Health Care, 4 weeks vacation, sick leave and 403B Savings plan
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Under compensated but tough times call for adaption
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 my work
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.
It’s close to everthing,even my mom and mom-in-law
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 3
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
from a referral
What was the application process?
Someone knew someone from the job, but I had a resume too.
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I had a two person interview
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
what are your goals, future plans, what salary are you looking for, are you flexable.
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes , i do
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
just a little , i knew mosrt of what i was doing before.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
no not really
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
I think so.
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Try to take mt job, bur first I have to leave it.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Eveything, they have to have skills, and a good sense of humor
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
I fill tha tyou don’t if you are at job for over 20 years
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be a good person and love who you work with.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
I am thinking about that.
What are your current career goals?
I don’t really have a goal at the monemt but I am thinking about it hard.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Do what you love the most.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||receptionist||16||32||work wiith co-worker & directors and managers|
|Prior Job 2|
Ask a Question of this Mentor
This mentor has opted to receive questions from people interested in this career or job position. Please be respectful of their time and willingness to help. Include some basic relevant background so they can intelligently answer your question.