(Male, Age 45) from san tan valley, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Regional Manager|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||san tan valley, NY|
|Years Experience||15 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|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
700m janitorial company with nationwide operations in 100K sq. ft buildings, Class A. Three divisions, commercial, nuclear, transportation
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Overall responsibility for all HR related matters for 9 states and 4 direct reports.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 7 sick days, 3 personal, 6 holidays, 401(k) and all major insurance benefits
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.
I love the personal interaction with employees and coworkers laterally and up and down the organization
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.
Regional office in AZ. Like, very well known, a lot of walk in traffic. Dislike, older building that needs revamping
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: 1
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||reading Emails and responding|
|8am to 9am||unemployment claims and verifications of employment. setting deadlines and project details with direct reports. Working closely with all departments.|
|9am to 10am||Meetings with operations to discuss staffing needs. Developing plans to staff accordingly. Working with managers subordinates to develop performance plans|
|10am to 11am||recruiting and following up on resumes. Developing plans to staff accordingly. Working with managers subordinates to develop performance plans|
|11am to 12pm||working with inside staff to keep everyone on the same project deadlines. Meeting with operations staff to discuss project details|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||helping Risk & safety department. Meeting with safety managers to discuss financial impacts of incidents and meting out responsibilities to operational staff|
|2pm to 3pm||helping risk & safety departmnet.Meeting with safety managers to discuss financial impacts of incidents and meting out responsibilities to operational staff|
|3pm to 4pm||HR training and orientations. Meeting with new applicants to work with them to develop training and new employee guidelines|
|4pm to 5pm||following up on emails and project deadlines. Working on sevela projects with long term guidelines and deadlines./|
|5pm to 6pm||driving home|
|6pm to 7pm||dinner, checking late emails from different time zone divisions|
|7pm to 8pm||TV|
|8pm to 9pm||TV|
|9pm to 10pm||finishing any computerized work, excel spreadsheets etc|
|10pm to 11pm||sleep|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
submit resume, meet for interviews , paper application, assessment training
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes. 4 interviews from Regional Manager to VP, to VP of HR, then division pressident. All individual interviews
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Why do I want to do this?
What makes me a better candidate?
What are my goals short and long term?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, intense training for the first 3 weeks, then travel to other locations of responsibility
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, through SHRM and HCI to get accreditation for SPHR
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, Business and Accoutning degree
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, most definitely if you have the people personality and enjoy working for work itself, and not for the money
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Definite social skills, knowledge of local, state and federal laws, employment law knowledge
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Bachelor’s degree at the least
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Become an HR generalist, then see if you enjoy the constant working with people
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I have always loved Hr and my career path includes Dirctor level responsibilities, then moving to VP of HR
What are your current career goals?
Please see above
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Just that for the right person, HR is a deeply rewarding field involving helping people of all levels within the organization
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Reg. Mgr HR||12 yrs||84000||All HR responsibility for 9 states and 4 direct reports|
|Prior Job 2||Reg. HR Mgr||8 yrs||78000||HR responsibiltiy for unions and non unions for 4 states with 15 direct reports in the marine transportation field|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:4
|3.2||Flagler||Acctg / Business|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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