Photographer (Female, Age 21) in mesquite, TX
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
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|Years Experience||3.5 years|
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Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
I work for a large photography studio with chain all over the US
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
i organize and shoot the photo shoots then develop the film
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
i am defiianatly under compensated
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 like and dislike because i dont get along with everyone, most of the time i do though.
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.
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: 5
The Actual Work: 6
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
online at monster.com
What was the application process?
sumbit aplication, then do an interview and show current work
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
one main interview then group training
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
i can not recall
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, she showed me how to handle rude costomers, which is the only bad thing
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes it showed us hot to work the lighting and how to use the backdrop scroll
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
no, never took any camera classes, just learned on my own
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?
do your research, find out what type of camera your good at using and then promote your good assets with this camera, put together a portfolio
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
good social skills, good eye for lighting, and a great imagination, oh and also not be shy
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no you do not,
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
dont let the costomers get to you, you know the lighting, you know the film, YOUR the photographer.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, it will hopefully help me with freelanceing
What are your current career goals?
i would love to be hired on as a photojournalist for national geographic or some other nature journal
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
not really, its all pretty basic.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
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Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:2.9
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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