Front Desk Clerk 

(Female, Age 30) from chico, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Front Desk Clerk
Salary $17,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location chico, CA
Years Experience 3 years

Career Ratings

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

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
Hotel which allows guest to stay and sleep with breakfast served in mornings, easy for them to enjoy there day when they leave.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
checking guest in and checking guest out of hotel.

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?
Fairly treated

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 work with others on daily basis. Dont like to much I’m blesses I have a job to pay my bills.

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 time seems to go by slow sometimes when hotel is not full.

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

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 Getting off of work from Comfort inn and now getting at least two hours of sleep.
8am to 9am getting ready for my next job as medical office helper for two hours.
9am to 10am arriving at Enloe Medical Center to help as a volunteer for I need to do this to get job so that my foot can be in the door.
10am to 11am helping Enloe medical office with paper work and front office work
11am to 12pm leaving enloe medical office at 12pm going home to get some rest
12pm to 1pm fixing something to eat before I go to bed. i have a husband so I need to make sure he is ok
1pm to 2pm sleeping
2pm to 3pm sleeping
3pm to 4pm sleeping
4pm to 5pm sleeping
5pm to 6pm waking up and taking shower feeding my dog and making dinner
6pm to 7pm eating dinner and wathing tv along with getting up every now and than to see if the house needs any work like; laundry, kitchen clean, bathroom clean ect..
7pm to 8pm relaxing
8pm to 9pm getting ready to go to work
9pm to 10pm warming up car for I live in chico and my job is in Pardise
10pm to 11pm Driving to work
11pm to 12am at work checking in

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Walk in

What was the application process?
resume and job application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes I have to interview for my current possition. It entailed of my job skills along with my attitude and cleanleness. Interviewed just with manager of on-site

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Am I availble Sat and sundays. Do I have experiance in the job I’m applying for. What are my goals in life.

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?
nope just hired me and put me on computer.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes. I have worked in office jobs since I was 16yrs now 30yrs.

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?
Keep on calling the manager to see how and when they can come in for interview and to see if manager over seen there resume.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Always maintain clean look. As well as try to gain some front desk customer service skills.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
Yes We all do. College is a great way to start

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Always stay focused on work nothing more. Always try your best to be on time along with if you need to be absent always make sure you call in way before your time on schedule if you need days off request them about two weeks to three in advance. Always smile and treat the guest the way you want to be treated

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
somewhat. It is office work

What are your current career goals?
College I already sucesseded and now Need to get into my field as a Medical Administrative Assistant.

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It is very hard to get into a career without experiance even though you graduated college. They still want you to have experiance.

Prior work history

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

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Office Clerk 3yrs 8hr 40hrweek Checking guest in and checking guest out. customer service and computer skills
Prior Job 2 medical mail 1yr mail all forms for neilmed pharmacuticals

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:

GPA School Degree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.9 Empire College Medical Administrative assis.
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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