Private Detective (Female, Age 51) in Pensacola, FL

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitlePrivate Detective
Salary$15,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationPensacola, FL
Years Experience13 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I am currently self employed

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Investigating different cases, keeping files, a whole lot of footwork.

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?
under

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 other people, thays how I get paid. I love my job.

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 have a Home Office

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

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
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12pm to 1pmStarted on 6/5/2011 at 12:00 pm

Finished on 6/5/2011 at 12:37 am

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11pm to 12am

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
card in the mail for schooling.

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 interviews

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
none

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no employer

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I took a course in this field, trained on the course

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, I was trained and tested for this specific 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?
Yes, if that is their heart desire.

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

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?
Get your degree in Priviate Investigating, first. Then we will talk.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, because I chose it and I love it!

What are your current career goals?
To get a bigger office

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 1Owner13 yrs.200Investigating on different jobs for different clients.
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:90.6

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

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