Chef (Male, Age 25) in Abingdon, MD

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleChef
Salary$37,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationAbingdon, MD
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.
I work for a grocery store preparing foods

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I prepare foods for customers who can purchase them and re-heat them at home.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
healthcare

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

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 by myself

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):
Income: 1
Benefits: 5
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 1
Supervisors: 3
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 8
The Actual Work: 4

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 to work
8am to 9amcook hot foods
9am to 10amclean kitchen from hot foods
10am to 11amstart working on the higher food items like fish and poultry
11am to 12pmtake a 1 hour lunch
12pm to 1pmcontinue working on prepared foods
1pm to 2pmcontinue on prepared foods
2pm to 3pmclean up kitchen and plan for tomomorrows foods
3pm to 4pmdrive home
4pm to 5pm
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?
applied

What was the application process?
paper application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
no

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
no

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I worked in foods for 7yrs prior

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
N/A

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
work hard

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
cooking skills

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
learn from others

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes…great oppertunity for advancement

What are your current career goals?
work in foods and one day own a store

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I like to cook and make foods

Prior work history

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

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1manager3 yrs12/hrmanaged resturant
Prior Job 2n/an/an/an/a

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
n/a
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
n/a

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