Cia (Male, Age 29) in newtown, 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.
retail electronics reseller, 1000+ locations
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
assess custoker issues with electronic equipment, provide solutions for repair, work with various hardware and software configurations to make repairs to customer equipment, complete service paperwork electronically
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
2 weeks vacation, 6 sick days, 2 personal days, health ins. 401k, profit sharing
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 enjoy mentoring others
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.
large box store – too big of an 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
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||assess work done the shift prior, complete paperwork re:status of work to be done|
|8am to 9am||start repaird on equiptment|
|9am to 10am||prepare for store opening|
|10am to 11am||field calls from customers while performing repairs|
|11am to 12pm||field calls from customers while performing repairs|
|12pm to 1pm||field calls from customers while performing repairs|
|1pm to 2pm||field calls from customers while performing repairs|
|2pm to 3pm||complete end of day duties, close out service tickets, prepare area for next shift|
|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?
resume, electronic application, aptitude test, interview
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes 3 interviews
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
do not remember
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
not really, they could not provide me with the technical training
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, i took the training on my own
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?
get extensive training in computer repair
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
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?
be open to listenening and taking direction
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
not, i did not desire to be in retail
What are your current career goals?
i desire to return back to an accounting position
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||fixed asset accountant||5 years||35000||tracking of company assets ion 600 locati0ons|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|Graduate or Professional|
(Masters or Doctorate)
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