Sales Associate (Male, Age 25) in Mandeville, LA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleSales Associate
Salary$40,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week35
Company Size(not answered)
LocationMandeville, LA
Years Experience4 years

Career Ratings

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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.
Large company that sells sunglasses

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
sell and market sunglasses

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
none

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

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 it interacting with other. It helps me develop my interpersonal skills

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

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.
An office. It is very cramped.

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: 2
Hours: 8
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 3
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 5
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 8amN/A
8am to 9amN/A
9am to 10amGet to work. Go over files
10am to 11amInteract with customers.
11am to 12pmSales leads evaluation.
12pm to 1pmLunch.
1pm to 2pmInteract with Customer
2pm to 3pmPotential new sales evaluation.
3pm to 4pmCall customers
4pm to 5pmCall customers.
5pm to 6pmLeave work.
6pm to 7pmN/A
7pm to 8pmN/A
8pm to 9pmN/A
9pm to 10pmN/A
10pm to 11pmN/A
11pm to 12amN/A

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
internet job search

What was the application process?
resume submission, manager interview, phone screening, drug test, regional manager interview

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes. It was a field test where they saw how I interacted with potential customers.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
What are your goals. What are your strengths and weaknesses.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes, because technical knowledge and a work ethic are all it takes.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
I was trained in technical knowledge about the products.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
No, because it wasn’t relevant to this position.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
I didn’t 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?
I would recommend fining one with more upward mobility.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
I believe it helps people hone social and organizations skills

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
No, not at all.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
I would recommend looking for a reputable company.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
No, it is just a place-holder job. I plan to move on to a better position once I have more experience.

What are your current career goals?
I would like to be a lawyer eventually.

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:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1sales associate3+ years40000sales in sunglasses
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.57

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3TulanePublic Administration
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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