Cook/Teacher (Female, Age 50) in Rural Retreat, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Rural Retreat, NY|
|Years Experience||4 years|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
private daycare with approximately 50 kids
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
cook breakfast, lunch and snack – watch kids
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
1 week paid vacation, 9 paid holidays
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes, like mostly
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.
daycare in small shopping center
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 3
The Actual Work: 5
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||leave home at 7 to drive 25 miles to work at 7:30, watch kids until 8|
|8am to 9am||8 to 8:20 cook breakfast 8:20 to 9 watch kids feed them breakfast|
|9am to 10am||clean up kitchen, give everyone breaks, get ready for lunch|
|10am to 11am||cook lunch|
|11am to 12pm||serve lunch between 11:15 and 11:45, clean up kitchen|
|12pm to 1pm||break teacher in baby room|
|1pm to 2pm||break teacher in older kids room|
|2pm to 3pm||fix snack, serve snack, clean up kitchen|
|3pm to 4pm||3 to 3:30 watch babies, leave at 3:30 – drive home|
|4pm to 5pm||home|
|5pm to 6pm||home|
|6pm to 7pm||home|
|7pm to 8pm||home|
|8pm to 9pm||home|
|9pm to 10pm||home|
|10pm to 11pm||home|
|11pm to 12am||home|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
submitted resume, interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, one interview
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
when I could start
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?
was a cook
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?
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
be able to cook, like children
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
think again, don’t do it
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
What are your current career goals?
plan to go back to school
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||cook||2yrs||7.34 hr||worked in school cafeteria|
|Prior Job 2||cook||2yrs||5.4o hr||cooked|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:4
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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