(Female, Age 29) from Hollywood, FL
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 29 who works as a Nanny in Hollywood, FL. 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
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||2 months|
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.
I work for a private family
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Child care, cleaning, cooking
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
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 work with the family I work for, spending all the time with the children. Yes I do enjoy the social aspect of the 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.
Home – It is a relaxed atmosphere, with very little stress. Not having to wear a uniform is nice.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 2
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||Wake up and head out to work as a nanny.|
|8am to 9am||Arrive at the family’s house. The first job is to wake the children up, get them washed, dressed and teeth brushed. This usually takes a good hour|
|9am to 10am||Do dishes and make breakfast for the children and myself. Sit down to eat and talk about what we are going to do for the day.|
|10am to 11am||Clean the house whilst entertaining the children. Do more dishes, put dirty laundry in machine, take out trash, sweep floors. The children “help”.|
|11am to 12pm||Put clothes in dryer, then fold them and put them away, pick up toys. Again the children “help”. Make the children snack and juice.|
|12pm to 1pm||Do finger painting outside in the yard. Speak to the parents on the phone. clean up after painting. put painting on the fridge.|
|1pm to 2pm||Make lunch and eat, then clean up after lunch.|
|2pm to 3pm||Drive to the grocery store with children, and then stop and the park on the way home.|
|3pm to 4pm||Play and park for a good hour.|
|4pm to 5pm||Get the children home and bathed and into PJ’s.|
|5pm to 6pm||Parents come home and my day of work is done.|
|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?
Went to meet the people in person for an interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I interviewed with the whole family for about 30 minutes.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Past job history, am i punctual, child care opinions
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, I was told in detail beforehand what my job would entail.
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.
No, I studied animal care
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?
Advertise that you are avalible to nanny in the newspaper, craigslist ect. Join an agency. There is always lot’s of work to be had.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Patience, kindness, organization skills, tidy, helpful, loyal
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
No, not really
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be as open as you can, make sure that you get on well with the family. Have a trial run for a week or so. treat the children as your own.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No, I planned to work with animals
What are your current career goals?
To work with animals again, hopefully in the wild.
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||Animal care||1 year||none||Releasing Scarlett Macaws back into the wild|
|Prior Job 2||zoo keeper||4 years||unsure||Animal feeding, cleaning, educating the public.|
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