(Male, Age 42) from Bloomfield, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
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Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Financial Services firm headquartered in Hartford CT
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Focused on enterprise architecture, IT strategy and information security.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
4 weeks vacation, sick leave and type of health insurance, retirement plan 401k
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.
Losing ability to maintain work/life balance
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.
Cubicle-oriented. Setup is arranged for collaboration which also results in interruption.
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: 7
The Actual Work: 3
Table of Contents
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?
Lots of conversations with lots of people. Most certainly isn’t a process that is timely.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
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?
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?
Work for Accenture
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Enthusiasm. Competence is becoming less relevant.
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?
Network with others who have tread this path before you.
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