Research Scientist (Male, Age 50) in Winter Haven, FL
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Research Scientist|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Winter Haven, FL|
|Years Experience||10 years|
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|
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Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work at the FDOC at Lake Alfred, FL
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I work on reseach for plant pathology
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.
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: 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 8am||Check email, do research, possible meeting|
|8am to 9am||more research and computer time|
|9am to 10am||small break, and more research with chemicals|
|10am to 11am||continue research until lunch|
|11am to 12pm||brunch time|
|12pm to 1pm||Lunch time|
|1pm to 2pm||continue research|
|2pm to 3pm||reserach|
|3pm to 4pm||Research|
|4pm to 5pm||Go back home from work|
|5pm to 6pm||N/A|
|6pm to 7pm||N/A|
|7pm to 8pm||N/A|
|8pm to 9pm||N/A|
|9pm to 10pm||N/A|
|10pm to 11pm||N/A|
|11pm to 12am||N/A|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
I can’t remember
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, I feel that I have the skills necessary to do the job.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, it basically halped me get the 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?
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
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?
Go get a PHd
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
What are your current career goals?
No career goals at this moment
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Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:4
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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