(Female, Age 42) from Plano, TX
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 42 who works as a Claims Examiner in Plano, TX. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.
At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Claims Examiner|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||17 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.
Mutual Company, approximately 2,000 employees worldwide
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Examine Insurance claims and pay them
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Insurance, 401K, Pension
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.
Yes, I work with alot of people and I love it.
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.
Office. I like having my own office and being in a good environment
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 8
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|
|8am to 9am||Get to work at 8:30.|
|9am to 10am||Work|
|10am to 11am||Work|
|11am to 12pm||Work and lunch|
|12pm to 1pm||back from lunch and back to work|
|1pm to 2pm||Work|
|2pm to 3pm||Work|
|3pm to 4pm||Work|
|4pm to 5pm||Work and go home|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
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?
Yes. I interviewed with two different managers at the same time and was offered the job that very day.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
SO many. I really can’t remember. I was there for 3 hours.
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes. I worked here years and had a lot of training.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Started out as an assistant and worked my way up.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
No. My degree is in Marketing and I don’t do any marketing.
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?
Get a college degree in Insurance or Busienss
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social, Organization and technical skills. My job requires all three every single day.
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?
Start out working as an assistant, learn the ropes and then move your way up.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes. I will be here forever. It’s a great company.
What are your current career goals?
To do what I am doing forever.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Claims Examiner||17 years||52000||Examine claims|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.2
|3.7||U of P||B.S. Marketing|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
Ask a Question of this Mentor
This mentor has opted to receive questions from people interested in this career or job position. Please be respectful of their time and willingness to help. Include some basic relevant background so they can intelligently answer your question.