Sales Rep (Male, Age 25) in Minneapolis, MN
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Sales Rep|
|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.
Over the phone marketing to people
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I just call people to see if they are intrested in what my company sells
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.
sort of I like my work enviorment
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: 4
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 5
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||Arrive at work, grab some coffee. Get situated. get lists of numbers to call|
|8am to 9am||Start calling and selling|
|9am to 10am||Keep calling|
|10am to 11am||keep calling|
|11am to 12pm||may stop for lunch, also get new info on calls to be made|
|12pm to 1pm||start telemarketing again|
|1pm to 2pm||calls|
|2pm to 3pm||calls maybe some chit chat with co workers|
|3pm to 4pm||finish up calls, record sales/number of intrested turn in and go home|
|4pm to 5pm||DRIVE HOME!!|
|5pm to 6pm||none|
|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?
What was the application process?
I gave them an application and had 2 interviews
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I had 2 interviews and then trained in because I got accepted
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Can’t really remember
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes I had a brief training with employer and it taught me enough for the job
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.
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?
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
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?
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No, I did not want to work in sales….but hey stuff happens
What are your current career goals?
I would like to be a teacher one day but would have to go back to school
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||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Prior Job 2||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|2.9||U of M||english|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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