Guest Services Associate (Male, Age 21) in San Diego, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleGuest Services Associate
Salary$26,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationSan Diego, CA
Years Experience4 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.
68 room timeshare resort

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Check people in, keep up to date with paperwork and do register audit

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
8 hour vacation per month and 4 hours sick time, medical insurance

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

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work with people every day, both guests and coworkers, I love this aspect of my job

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.
Front desk at a hotel, I wish this property Was bigger

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

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Through craigslist

What was the application process?
Submitted resume, after a call, filled out application and passed background and drug test

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
One interview with front desk manager

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Ability to adapt and multitask, previous experience with adaptation and multitasking

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, as this is a hands on job, hands on training is the best

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, hands on training and DVD videos

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
As I’m currently in school, I keep learning new skills to apply to my job

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
N/a

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Beef up the resume, include fast pace environment level of comfortability

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Working with computers and people skills are a must. Also being adaptive and havin multitasking skills is a plus

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
At least high school, preferably some college

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Go hands on, you will make mistakes, learn from them and don’t get discouraged

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes, I want to be a district manager

What are your current career goals?
Become a CEO of hospitality company

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Work smarter, not harder

Prior work history

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

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1GSA4 yrs25000Hotel job
Prior Job 2Hotel2yrs14000Cheap hotel

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.4Sac stateHospitality
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
n/an/an/a

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