Secretary (Female, Age 23) in North Bergen, NJ
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||North Bergen, NJ|
|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|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
It is relatively small, 10> people. We issue visas to people traveling across the middle east, Asia, and South America.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Answer phone, organize office, make the applications.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 5 sick days
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 enjoy working with 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.
Office, I don’t like how small it is.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 8
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||commute|
|8am to 9am||check calls from yesterday, attend to customers.|
|9am to 10am||review perspective clients, answer calls|
|10am to 11am||head down to the consulate and deliver new applications ready to be mailed out|
|11am to 12pm||Pay the fees for the day’s applications|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||put checks in bank account and write some if necessary|
|2pm to 3pm||second set of applications to be submitted online|
|3pm to 4pm||fax all paperwork to and from clients|
|4pm to 5pm||Finish the day with calls, last e-mails, and close the office|
|5pm to 6pm||commute|
|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?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, individual with manager
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
computer skills, work with others, etc.
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes because it is basic secretarial work
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?
Know how to use a computer
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills, organization skills, technical skills
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?
Keep up and maintain a pleasant upkeep
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
no because it is not my field of choice
What are your current career goals?
retain masters, go into teaching
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
My career puts food on the table and that’s all that’s important.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||sales associate||2 years||7.5|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.9
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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