(Female, Age 61) from Stockton, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job Title Supervisor
Salary $55,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week 40
Company Size (not answered)
Location Stockton, CA
Years Experience 5 years

Career Ratings

Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)

Years in Career 0
Education (not answered)
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.
City government.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Supervise Payroll activities. Supervise Accounts Payable activities.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
3 weeks vacation, pension plan, 120 hours sick, health, dental and vision benefits

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 love working with other folks.

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.

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: 3
Co-Workers: 5
Supervisors: 8
Job Title: 7
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 6

Table of Contents

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
newspaper ad

What was the application process?
submitted application electronic, written test, interviews, health exam

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, interview (2 levels) required.Interviewed with peers from other cities and with supervisors to be.

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Explain experience. Why I would be best candidate?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Somewhat. Most of learning is on the job.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Little. Learn as you.

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
Definitely. Have master’s degree in business.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
Not applicable

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Get education and work experience required. Pass written and oral tests.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
educational skills, social skills, managerial and supervisory skills.

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?
Learn a lot not only in particular field of work but in other aspects of the work environment.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
Yes. Want to stay in Accounting field.

What are your current career goals?
Earn more money. REtire soon.

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:

Title Length Salary Description
Prior Job 1 Supervisor 5 years 55000 Supervise Payroll and Accounts Payable.
Prior Job 2 Senior Tax Adviser 20 years commission Prepare tax returns.

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