Salad Bar Associate 

(Female, Age 42) from new cumberland, PA

This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 42 who works as a Salad Bar Associate in new cumberland, PA. 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

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Salad Bar Associate
Salary $20,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 30
Company Size (not answered)
Location new cumberland, PA
Years Experience 1.5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

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.
supermarket, very big in my area,

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
set up salad bar, make trays, make fruit baskets, prep.

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 i work with others everyday, like cause its a easy job,but when people,dont do there part of the work it makes it harder on me.

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.
in a small town

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

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
walk in

What was the application process?

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
called in for a personal interview

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
regular ones, why do you want to work here, what can you offer us.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, not much to it

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes a couple of days with the supervisor

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, h.s grad. you dont need more than that

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?
go apply at a grocery store

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
speed, accuracy, production, good customer service

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?
this is an easy job

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
not really, didnt have a career plan

What are your current career goals?
stay where im at look for full time

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 salad bar 1 1/2 yrs 8.90 hr prep, clean, trays, fruit baskets, customer service
Prior Job 2 deli clerk 1 yrs 9.2 wait on customers, cut meat and cheese

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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.