(Male, Age 33) from Van Nuys, NY
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||Van Nuys, NY|
|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|
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
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. Indifferent about 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.
Laboratory. I do not like that it is controlled (no food or drinks)
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 5
Level of Responsibility: 2
The Actual Work: 7
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
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|10am to 11am|
|11am to 12pm|
|12pm to 1pm||Lunch|
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|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
Table of Contents
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes. Twice. I was over qualified so got the position easily. Would not have excepted the position had I known the management was not qualified.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
No. They threw me in the trenches.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Yes it was very minimal. I basically trained myself and excelled due to my background in Chemistry.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Yes. If I did not have a general knowledge in Chemistry I would have been doomed.
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 an MBA in Science and bussiness.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Social skills, organization skills and tech skills. Kissing up to the boss also helps but is not required.
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 ready to defend yourself or let your work speak for itself.
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes and no. I do not want to spend my career working indoors but it is a good stepping stone.
What are your current career goals?
To be in upper management.
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||Research Assistan||1 year||30000||NA|
|Prior Job 2||NA||NA||NA||NA|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|3.87||Wayne State University||Chemistry|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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