(Female, Age 51) from Tempe, AZ
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Administrative Assistant|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||1 month|
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.
100 people, bakery and sales staff for brownie company
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Word and Excel data entry
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 like it very much.
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.
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: 2
The Actual Work: 1
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|
|8am to 9am||Begin work. Look at emails from interoffice. Organize thte day by prioritizing.|
|9am to 10am||Data entry of orders. Training session for new orders.|
|10am to 11am||Data entry and proof prior orders. Break at about 10:00.|
|11am to 12pm||Data entry and proof. Recheck emails.|
|12pm to 1pm||Lunch from 12:30-1:00. Daily meeting with staff. Data entry of new orders.|
|1pm to 2pm||Data entry. Recheck new orders and proofing of existing orders.|
|2pm to 3pm||Recheck emails. Process invoices.|
|3pm to 4pm||Proofing and reconciling of orders.|
|4pm to 5pm||Leave at 4:30. Recheck work and get ready for tomorrow.|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
electronic application, interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, one on one interview, short testing session
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
when can you start, available for hours/days, trained, went over resume
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, three days of on the job and in class
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
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?
Be trained in word and excel, go to jobing.com for the best website. Can do a resume on line and submit it.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
organization, detail skills, outgoing, computer literate
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes, training for a specific purpose
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
get organized, trained, keep on applying every day
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No, only temporary position.
What are your current career goals?
to pursue my own business
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
have clear cut goals from the beginning and don’t get up on those.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||admin. asst.||4 years||15||varied positions, including general office, accounting, receptionist, data entry|
|Prior Job 2||researcher||2 years||12||research of credit reports, auto financing information, payment history|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.3
|3.5||Texas A & I||interior design|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
|3.85||Univ. of Phoenix||MBA|
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