Sr Mortgage Processor 

(Female, Age 47) from MARION, OH

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Sr Mortgage Processor
Salary $35,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location MARION, OH
Years Experience 24 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
i work in a branch office. we do morgage lending in marion ohio. We have office in 3 states and employ around 200 people.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
inputing to the computer new file, print forms, meet and work with customers, underwriting files and closings.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 week vacation, holidays off,

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I do work with others on a daily basis and i do enjoy this most days

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.
free standing office. like

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: 5
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 2
Supervisors: 2
Job Title: 3
Level of Responsibility: 1
The Actual Work: 1

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
i worked in a bank, there was an opening

What was the application process?

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I did interview with a mortgage processing manager. She gave me the job right away because i had been in the banking loan processing for 3 years. there was an opening they needed filed asap and i lucked out

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
do you want the job

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, once you learn the computer screens and the file ordered and what to do with the file for closing. i picked it up and enjoyed my co workers

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
i was trained at the home office for 1 month and shadowed a processor for 2 weeks

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
math and typing –

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?
shadow someone in the office and be very organized and ready to multi task.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
be able to meet and greet people, your will need to call and talk to customers and title co. and realtors daily – social skills. people walk in and phone all day.

organization is a must. you will be stoping and starting your work and opening and closing files. your to do list will grow as the day goes on and you will need to follow up with minute to minute changes.

technical skills – trained on job

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?
be ready to work hard. changes are all the time and reading and remenbering these changes.

rewards are closing a loan and knowing the borrower is happy

be flexable and organized.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
not sure

What are your current career goals?
i would like to become a full mortgage underwriter

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
sometime there are long hours and disapointments.

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