Lsw (Female, Age 33) in Germantown, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Years Experience||5 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.
a county agency, small rural area that services senior citizens
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
I report to work each morning and get assigned a case load, I go to my clients homes and approve/disprove them for various services.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks paid vacation, medical and dental insurance
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, I have to work with many people daily. I love 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.
in the field. I dislike being on the go all the time but I like seeing different people and places.
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: 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||My work day begins at 8:30 a.m.|
|8am to 9am||at around 8:40 I leave to see my first client. My first client is an elderly lady who lives in a rural area.|
|9am to 10am||I arrive at address. I meet the lady at the door and we sit down to go over her paperwork and I decide what benefits she is eligible for. This client is elegible for medicare, meals on wheels and trasportation.|
|10am to 11am||we complete paperwork and I look over the map to see where my next client is located.|
|11am to 12pm||I meet my second client for the day and go over the same paperwork and determine that she is ineligible for most servics based on income but is eligible for transportation.|
|12pm to 1pm||lunch break, I go to burger king drive through and eat in the care as I log my hours and gas mileage. I look over the map and find that I have to drive 24 miles to my next client.|
|1pm to 2pm||I see my last client for the day and determine he is eligible for medicare and foodstamps along with transportaion, meals on wheels and transportation.|
|2pm to 3pm||I get to go home.|
|3pm to 4pm|
|4pm to 5pm|
|5pm to 6pm|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
submitted resume and electronic application,
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes, I had one group interview. We sat in a circular style table and went around the room answering the same question.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
why do you want this job ?, what do you think you can bring to this organization ?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, they went over every problem we could come across
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
no, just college
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, we went out and did alot of communtiy work
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
yes, I shadowed someone who did what I am doing so I knew what to expect.
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
work for a government agency. the pay is the best and there is room for advancement.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills, organization skills, be a self starter,
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes, you must have a BA
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
do a lot of volunteer work to see how well you work helping others and if you like it.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, I plan to always be an LSW
What are your current career goals?
to stay where I am
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
It is very fullfilling to know I am helping others and sometimes I am the only person they see.
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||LSW||5 yrs||30000||present job|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3.2
|3.5||Miami University of Oxford||sociology|
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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