(Female, Age 23) from Bronx, NY
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 23 who works as a Administrative Assistant in Bronx, NY. 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||Administrative Assistant|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||2 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.
Northwestern Mutual is a agency that assists clients in obtaining insurance, annuities and investments
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
clerical, assist financial rep. in all aspects of new business.
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.
Yes. I deal with clients that are sometimes rude and obnoxious.
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 working in the office and interacting wth other people
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: 5
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|
|8am to 9am||PRINT OUT THE DAILY STATUS REPORT ON CLIENTS IN UNDERWRITING. CHECK MY EMAILS.|
|9am to 10am||GENERAL WORK|
|10am to 11am||GENERAL WORK|
|11am to 12pm||GENERAL WORK|
|12pm to 1pm||LUNCH!|
|1pm to 2pm||GENERAL WORK|
|2pm to 3pm||FILL OUT NEW APPLICATIONS.|
|3pm to 4pm||ENTER DATA INTO THE DATABASE CALLED SIEBEL|
|4pm to 5pm||FINISH UP FINAL 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?
My sister use to work here.
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, he just asked me basic interview questions.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
I dont rememberI
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
No. I didnt know a lot at the tiem when I started. There was no proper training
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
No, there was not training at the time I started. I obtained all the information I know now, from just constantly doing what I was doing.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, i am very educated. There are still somethings that I dont know, but I am learning.
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?
contact the human resources department at northwestern. have experience in administration..
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
knowledge of the computer, internet, good communication skills, organizational 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?
do your research, make sure it it something you want to do.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Maybe, I would like to obtain a position in entertainment, or fashion, or maybe criminal justice.
What are your current career goals?
Fashion, Entertainment, Criminal Justice, Law, etc.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
I am happy with what I am doing at this moment, but in the future I will like to do what my passion is.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Admin. Assistant||2 years||30000||assist financial rep with all aspects of new business for life insurance and investments, clerical office duties, scheduling doctors appointments, speaking to clients.|
|Prior Job 2||Sales Associate||2 years||20000||cashier, sales, cleaning, merchandising etc.|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:B+
|3||John Jay College of Crimnal Justice||Criminal Justice|
|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.