Freelance Writer (Female, Age 23) in Roanoke Rapids, NC

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleFreelance Writer
Salary$12,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationRoanoke Rapids, NC
Years Experience3 years

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
I currently help TopSavings.com. We post deals, bargains, sales, coupons and freebies to help people save money. We currently have 3 employees.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I edit content, provide content, and answer the members questions.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
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Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I feel I get a decent amount

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work with online members. I like helping people save money although it is time consuming.

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.
home office

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 2
Benefits: 8
Hours: 3
Co-Workers: 6
Supervisors: 7
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 4
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 8amNo work
8am to 9amNo work
9am to 10amBegan work. Began to post content and round up content for the day. Adding pictures as well.
10am to 11amStill posting content to the site and finding more to post. Adding pictures as well.
11am to 12pmStill posting content to the site and finding more to post. Adding pictures as well.
12pm to 1pmMoving on the help with problems the members reported. Also editing offers the members posted that are legit. Deleting offers that aren’t appropriate for the website.
1pm to 2pmLucky today. Almost done. Checking the users comments for expired offers.
2pm to 3pmDone.
3pm to 4pmDone
4pm to 5pmDone
5pm to 6pmDone
6pm to 7pmDone
7pm to 8pmDone
8pm to 9pmDone
9pm to 10pmDone
10pm to 11pmDone
11pm to 12amDone

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
internet

What was the application process?
none. I volunteered and then was hired.

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
I did speak in emails and once over the phone. But I had already proven that I knew what to do by volunteering my services for free first.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
n/a

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, he told me exactly what to do and what to improve.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Just a brief overview of what to do.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Kinda, I need to know proper English and grammar.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
N/A

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Volunteer first to be recognized.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Computer skills, good grammar, a good personality, and creativity.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
At least high school. You need to have proper grammar.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Make sure you have a lot of time to dedicate to the job.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Now it is, I hope to keep moving forward.

What are your current career goals?
To hopefully own my own website one day.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?

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