Office Manager (Female, Age 23) in FORT SMITH, AR

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleOffice Manager
Salary$37,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationFORT SMITH, AR
Years Experience1 year

Career Ratings

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

Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
We make cabinets and cabinet doors, we have around 20 employees.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Pay bills, paychecks, entering orders, running errands.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
none

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
undercompensated

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 closely with several people daily, and I love it!!!

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.

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

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 8amArrive, start coffee.
8am to 9amEnter in orders, pay bills, make phone calls, update website.
9am to 10am” “
10am to 11am” “
11am to 12pm” “
12pm to 1pm” “
1pm to 2pm” “
2pm to 3pm” “
3pm to 4pm” “
4pm to 5pmoff.
5pm to 6pm
6pm to 7pm
7pm to 8pm
8pm to 9pm
9pm to 10pm
10pm to 11pm
11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Referral

What was the application process?
resume, background and drug screening

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, one interview.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
You know, I don’t remember. 🙂 Sorry

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no, I had NO idea how much I was responsible for. I still love it though

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, training from the former manager. For about a week, just showing what all the job entailed.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
College training helped me prepare for this job.

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 to college….lol

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social skills, organization, math skills, budgeting experience.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be personable, but not bubbly, no one wants an airhead running an office.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, this is where I wanted to be.

What are your current career goals?
stay here FOREVER…..I hope.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no.

Prior work history

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

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Office Manager1 year37000running the office and all it entails….
Prior Job 2Office manager2 years27000same as above

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:4

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.9UAFSBusiness
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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