(Female, Age 34) from San Jose, CA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||San Jose, CA|
|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.
Job training center.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Financial statement; controller
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 like to work in a team; Get idea from others
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: 2
Level of Responsibility: 5
The Actual Work: 6
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes; two interviews – Executive Director & board chairman (individual interview)
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
non-techical; social skills; how to make improvement
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
no, no training provided
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.
yes, got accounting degree that needed to prepare financial report
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?
Start at CPA firm as auditor/accountant
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Accounting knowledge; organization skills; detail oriented
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?
Get CPA accredential
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, want to be a CFO in a bigger organization
What are your current career goals?
want to be a CFO in a bigger organization
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||Accountant||1.5 years||50k||Assistant to CFO|
|Prior Job 2||Accountant||1.5 years||36k||Prepare financial statement; process payroll|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:4
|3.5||Uni of Westen Australia||Accounting|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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