Sales Rep (Male, Age 25) in Minneapolis, MN

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleSales Rep
Salary$45,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationMinneapolis, MN
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.
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.
none

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

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.
office

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: 2
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 7
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 8amArrive at work, grab some coffee. Get situated. get lists of numbers to call
8am to 9amStart calling and selling
9am to 10amKeep calling
10am to 11amkeep calling
11am to 12pmmay stop for lunch, also get new info on calls to be made
12pm to 1pmstart telemarketing again
1pm to 2pmcalls
2pm to 3pmcalls maybe some chit chat with co workers
3pm to 4pmfinish up calls, record sales/number of intrested turn in and go home
4pm to 5pmDRIVE HOME!!
5pm to 6pmnone
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

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?
None

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
not really….

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
not applicable

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
nothing

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
none

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
none

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
none

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?
None

Prior work history

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

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1N/AN/AN/AN/A
Prior Job 2N/AN/AN/AN/A

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
2.9U of Menglish
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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