(Male, Age 30) from Brooklyn, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Photo Editor|
|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.
Photo- warehouse that several major publications come to for use. Approx 150 employees
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
contact photographers/agents/magazines, choose appropriate photos
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
medical dental-100% coverage
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 contact with several types of people
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- open floor layout – I would prefer my own private office
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 1
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||NA|
|8am to 9am||NA|
|9am to 10am||Checked emails and voicemail. Checked my calendar for my day. Not a heavy day today. photo shoot this afternoon|
|10am to 11am||Met with team about this weeks projects. Reviewed current projects, a new client- discussed their needs and developed a strategy for the client.|
|11am to 12pm||continuation of meeting|
|12pm to 1pm||Lunch|
|1pm to 2pm||Photoshoot uptown- met with photographer/talent.I met with client for the shoot, reviewed the concept, ensured that all were taken care of.|
|2pm to 3pm||Photoshoot|
|3pm to 4pm||Back to office- Checked/returned phonecalls and emails. Wrote a report. Added some notes to clients file from todays shoot. Met with a subordinate about her current photo project.|
|4pm to 5pm||Left for the day.|
|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?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes- 3 interviews, multi-levels- individual interviews
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Experience/goals/Accomplishments….how will i help the team….etc
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?
got training in college of communications got on the job experience(best learning tool)
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes- developed my writing and communicative skills
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
definitely- it was a stepping stone to my career and introduced me to the players
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
send out lots of resumes Get an Internship, and work your way up!
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
people person, organized, artistic, creative
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?
pay your dues, do your best on specific jobs/assignment and take credit for your accomplishments
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
What are your current career goals?
continue to top of a publishing firm
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||asstitan photo editor||3||40|
|Prior Job 2||project manager||2||30|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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