(Male, Age 30) from Livonia, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Executive Security|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||3 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.
I provide executive security for a large transportation company. I work for a contract security company
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
providing transportation for executives and also providing protection
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, basic health insurance, 401k with match
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I would say well, Benefits could be better
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 other I do like this work.
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.
I mainly work in an office building but travel to many public venues.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 6
Level of Responsibility: 8
The Actual Work: 7
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||This is the time that I arrive at work.|
|8am to 9am||preparing for and work projects|
|9am to 10am||Rest of the day is spent providing executive protection to varies executives|
|10am to 11am|
|11am to 12pm|
|12pm to 1pm|
|1pm to 2pm|
|2pm to 3pm||This is the usual stop time but this varies from week to week|
|3pm to 4pm|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
paper application extensive background check
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
on the job training and also I do have a bachelors in the criminology field
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?
Well, applying with contract security company will put you in this type of position
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
flexible schedule, on time, good organization skills, and be respondsible
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
associates or above
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
The benefits are not that great.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, it is in the protection security field.
What are your current career goals?
I would still like to work for a formal law enforcement agency
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||Security||5||36000||working in the contract security industry|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:2
|2.7||Ohio State||Criminal Justice|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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