Office Assistant (Female, Age 26) in stratford, CT
This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 26 who works as a Office Assistant in stratford, CT. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete our job profile survey 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||Office 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|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
ot is a rather large company different locations in the us they deal with carpets hardwoods and other types of flooring the location i am at is rather small but busy 12 workers
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
answer customers complaints make appoints computor data faxes and mail
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 work with sales people and contractors i dont have any problems with them we get along fine
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 location too small nice office but crowded
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: 7
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||start my day at 8.00 am check answering machine for any calls, and take the messages|
|8am to 9am||around nine am i try to reach the customers and talk with them about there exsiting problems with merchandise|
|9am to 10am||continue the same lots of customer calls to make hard to reach some of the people|
|10am to 11am||1000 i take my fiveteen minute break then come back to office and start inputing data into computor and processing new orders very time consuming|
|11am to 12pm||continue computor input to 1200 pm than i break for a half hour lunch|
|12pm to 1pm||more orders come in and i process them and that is basically what i do all day calls and computor input|
|1pm to 2pm||process orders computor input take faxes from fax machine distribute them to the correct department|
|2pm to 3pm||i do the mail i seperate it and get it to the right people who work here|
|3pm to 4pm||finish up with all the orders for the day and finish input into the computor|
|4pm to 5pm||more or less the same finish up till five when i go home|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
newspaper it was in
What was the application process?
a little nerve racking i needed to submit my resume in person along with filling out a paper application
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes i interviewed with the head person alone
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
what skills i have what can i bring to the company how fast am i on the computor can i multi task
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
somewhat i did have to learn some on my own
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes inputing into the computor i was taught how to do it
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
i guess somewhat some of the things on my job i have done in college
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?
have a patient personatlity because you will need it for the customers
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
good computor skils good commucation skills and overall good office skills
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes computor skills
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
defiently have great skills fast on the computor good oral skills good knowledge of the products
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
no it is not part of my career plan but i am working full time and go to school at night
What are your current career goals?
to become a law enforcement officer FBI i am really looking forward to that
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
i am working on a crimanil justice degree and that is going to be my career this job i am doing is help paying for my education i do not want to stay in customer service
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||campground counselor||1 year||8.00 a hour||oversee children at playground involve them with activities and sports and craftd|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|university of new haven||crimanial 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.