Line Worker (Female, Age 40) in beaver dam, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Line Worker|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||beaver dam, 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.
manufacture of cream cheeses
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
work on a machine that makes cream cheese and other product of that sort and then clean the equipment after the product has all been used up
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
1 week vacation, dental vision, 401k, life insurance
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
I am at an even pay scale for this area
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
working with others is not a problem for me, I like it
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.
This would be a factory like area
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: 7
The Actual Work: 4
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
I went down to the unemployment center in my home town and look at the want ads
What was the application process?
paper application and testing
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
1 interveiw with two different people each at a different time
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Yes, talking with the supervisors on past jobs and my future goals and what I wanted to achieve out of this job and where I wanted to be in five years
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, they were very detailed in each process and it was not rushed, Plus if I still did not feel ready to do the job I was able to keep training alittle while longer
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes, there was a lot of safety training involved and machine training in many area of this plant
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
No treally, I had not back ground training in this field before I started working here.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
I did not have an internship
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
go to the unemployment office in my area nad look up this place of employment
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
they should be very deadicated, loyal good work value
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
I feel just basic education is required
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
get lots of rest, and be willing to work alot of overtime
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
IIt is right now i do not have any plans on looking for another job at this time, i am very happy with what i do right now and the pay is just fine
What are your current career goals?
To keep the progression of my current job with any promotion that may come down the road
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
This is a great place to work for. I am very lucky to work here and have a job. Unlike some peole in America I Am Truly Blessed!
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||lead||13 years||39000||various warehousing of product in the food industries|
|Prior Job 2||paper||8||37000||manufacturing of paper good in the advertising feild|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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