(Female, Age 32) from Doylestown, PA

This is a REAL-LIFE job profile written by a Female aged 32 who works as a Conveyancer in Doylestown, PA. We have removed all names and personal information in order to protect privacy. This professional kindly spent a bit of their time to complete one of our job profile surveys so that prospective job seekers like you could read their insights. Please excuse any punctuation or grammatical errors in this profile.

At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Conveyancer
Salary $10,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location Doylestown, PA
Years Experience 4 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.
Title Insurance, about 15 employees, perform closings/settlements for Real Estate Transactions

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Worked in title insurance researching files, clearing bankruptcies, judgments, liens from title. Researched Trusts, Estates, etc. Set up files for settlements, HUD’s.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
under but I am going back to school to persue another career in 2009.

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 working with other people and with clients too.

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.
Everyone needs to do their jobs and keep files up to date, inform correct person for certain situations that arise.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 8
Benefits: 5
Hours: 5
Co-Workers: 8
Supervisors: 8
Job Title: 4
Level of Responsibility: 8
The Actual Work: 8

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
through a friend

What was the application process?
talk to her mom, she is the owner

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, a brief interview, informal. Discussed my abilities, hours available, wage and day to start working.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
When are you available to start? Are you computer literate? What hours can you work?

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?

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.

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?
Get their foot in the door at the company first and express interest in that particular position. Chances are that they will teach it to you and use you for back up or assistance at first before you can move into that position permanently.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills, fast paced, organized

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
no education but you need to be able to learn the work when you get into the business.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Keep notes for everything. Keep records of everything. Keep up with work and ask questions if you don’t know.

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