(Male, Age 23) from Portland, OR
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Sales Manager|
|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.
We sell chains/H&I products
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
East coast operations
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Med, dental, vision, 401k
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 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.
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: 4
The Actual Work: 7
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||Not here|
|8am to 9am||Meetings|
|9am to 10am||Meetings|
|10am to 11am||Meetings|
|11am to 12pm||Sales calls|
|12pm to 1pm||Sales calls|
|1pm to 2pm||Sales calls|
|2pm to 3pm||Meet w/my sales teams|
|3pm to 4pm||Meet w/my sales teams|
|4pm to 5pm||Meet w/my sales teams|
|5pm to 6pm||wrap up meeting-|
|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?
Resume, paperwork, interview.
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
YES! 2 interviews w/managers/owners.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes! They did a great job, still learning!
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, product knowledge!
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes and No-college is just a piece of paper, expiernce talks
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?
Go to College!
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Be a people person/good listner!
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?
Knwo your products,good at on the fly questions
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I want to be a CEO, this helps!
What are your current career goals?
Make more $.
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||Sales||6 months||45000||Car rental/sales company|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.8
|3.5||Washington State University||Management/HR|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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