Sales Support Admin (Female, Age 25) in Chicago, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleSales Support Admin
Salary$36,590
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationChicago, NY
Years Experience2 Years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Jensen Home Electronic Licensee and Largest Licence holder for Hello Kitty.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Proposals, sales reports, pricing, availability of products, tracking

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 1 personal day, 4 sick days, BCBSIL HMO

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Undercompensated.

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 am comfortable working with others, it helps me get my job done, and pass the time more enjoyably.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Office, I like it, but I don’t necessarily like the way the office is set up.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 3
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 2
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 4

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 8amSleep
8am to 9amWake up, shower, then drive to work.
9am to 10amGet to work, check my emails, respond to any emails that I may have. Do morning sales reports
10am to 11amContinue with morning sales reports.
11am to 12pmWork on proposals.
12pm to 1pmWork on Proposals.
1pm to 2pmLunch.
2pm to 3pmAdjust price lists for our different brands.
3pm to 4pmAdjust price list for our different brands.
4pm to 5pmSend out new adjusted pricing to sales force.
5pm to 6pmDrive home.
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?
Friend worked here

What was the application process?
Submitted resume

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, interviewed with 3 people, individual interview

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
n/a

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, they explained what the job would entail.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
No

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, took a lot of computer courses.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
n/a

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Know basic computer skills, good phone skills.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Basic computer skills, Microsoft office experience, fast typer, I type 75 wpm

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Not really

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Realx, don’t get so uptight.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
I guess. My current employment is a job. Who knows if I’ll stay. That all depends on whats going on in my life outside of work.

What are your current career goals?
Make more money, really thats about it. I’m not career oriented, more family oriented

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
nope.

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Project Coordinator1.5 years29120Order material, schedule labor, bill clients, make collection calls
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.5

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.8Sawyer CollegeAssociates in Applied Science
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
n/an/an/a

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