Office Manager (Male, Age 24) in Northbrook, IL

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleOffice Manager
Salary$70,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationNorthbrook, IL
Years Experience3 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

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.
real estate agency

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
manage office work, policies and regulations and paperwork.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks pto medical dental vision

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
like, we have a great staff

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
office, it is nice

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: 6
Hours: 5
Co-Workers: 7
Supervisors: 8
Job Title: 3
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 2

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 8amnothing
8am to 9amcommute
9am to 10amcheck emails
10am to 11amorganize day
11am to 12pmstaff meeting
12pm to 1pmlunch
1pm to 2pmmanagment meetings
2pm to 3pmreturn calls
3pm to 4pmhandle issues
4pm to 5pmcheck emails and resolve any other issues.
5pm to 6pmcommute home
6pm to 7pmnan
7pm to 8pmna
8pm to 9pmna
9pm to 10pmna
10pm to 11pmna
11pm to 12amna

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
newspaper

What was the application process?
faxed resume, interviewed a couple of times and hired.

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes a couple of interviews with managment.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
sorry can’t remember.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
it was a lot of on the job training.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
not really

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
no

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
start off at a lower postion and work hard to get promoted.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
great organization, people skills and management abililty.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
just work hard, respect people and keep organized.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, i feel i can work their for a long time, maybe one day i will open my own office.

What are your current career goals?
eventually open my own office

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1office manager465000manage re office
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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