(Female, Age 50) from Wyandotte, MI
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 50 who works as a Payroll Clerk in Wyandotte, MI. 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||Payroll Clerk|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||2.5 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.
Trucking Company with locations in Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky and Ohio. Approximately 500 people are employed.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Driver payroll, invoicing, administrative duties to the owner, filing.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 5 sick days, medical insurance and 401k available participation
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):
Level of Responsibility:
The Actual Work:
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||on my way to work|
|8am to 9am||pickup mail at other location; driver payroll breakdown|
|9am to 10am||invoicing; filing|
|10am to 11am||driver payroll|
|11am to 12pm||enter invoices into computer|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||driver payroll breakdown|
|2pm to 3pm||invoicing submission/filing|
|3pm to 4pm||driver payroll; filing|
|4pm to 5pm||run final invoicing|
|5pm to 6pm||on my way home|
|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|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
go to location and fill out paper application
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, I had two interviews with my current Supervisor and was asked general questions regarding background and personal interests.
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 was given ample training by employee and supervisor.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Training by another employee.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
I believe my graduating from high school helped.
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?
check the newspaper/ on-line under accounting/clerical
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
computer, social skills, organization skills
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?
listen and take direction
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, I do not want to look for other employment.
What are your current career goals?
Moving up in my company.
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||Receptionist||13 years||27000||answered phones, customer service, mail, filing, computer work|
|Prior Job 2||Administrative Assistant||7 years||22000||typed reports for social workers|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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