(Female, Age 40) from Rio Rancho, NM
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Rio Rancho, NM
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career
|0 / 10
|0 / 10
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|0 / 10
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
HP Corporate, roughly 500 employees at my building
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Training new employees, making sure everyone stays on task, mentor
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 1 week sick leave, United Health Care, 401K
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Well compensated but could use a higher pay check
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 on a daily basis. I’m rather neutral about it. I’m a social person so I enjoy mentoring
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. Again, it can be dull at times but I’ve made some good friends and I get a nice window view
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 3
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 4
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Submitted a resume/online application
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, I had an interview. I had one interview with one woman. Basically asking me the typical questions an interview would ask, how would solve this, what would you do if this happened.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
The only question I can remember is what I would do if there was a conflict amongst co-workers and how I would be a good leader and such.
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes I do. The training was thorough and I caught on quickly.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
How to fill out particular invoices and dealing with different government accounts.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Again, my job is basic. You just need basic communication skills with people and basic computer skills.
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?
Apply online is the best way to go.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social/customer skills, capable of remembering quite a bit, basic computer skills
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Not particularly. It’s basic computer work. You mainly just need to know how to talk to customers and use Excel
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Just do your best and keep a positive attitude
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No, I never had a career plan.
What are your current career goals?
Again, no plans, no career goals. After this long in these kinds of jobs, with no college education, I don’t see me getting very far. I recently got promoted, which is nice, but that’s about it.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I can’t say there is.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1
|I dealt with customers problems with their phone service and with cancelations
|Prior Job 2
|Less than a year
|I can’t give a proper salary, because it was an on-off job and tips varied. I was a cab driver.
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